Add More Widgets into the Astra Theme!
Sujay Pawar

May 15, 2017

Did you know Astra is Widget Ready?

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Few days ago, we rolled out an update and introduced a few new header layouts. One of the hidden gem of the update was we made Astra ? widget ready!

Check out this video to get a better idea –

Since there are tons of of plugins that extend the built-in widgets in WordPress and as they can be added in various parts of Astra such as headers, footer: you now have a more freedom than ever to design your theme parts!

Cheers!

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About the Author

Sujay is CEO and Co-Founder of Brainstorm Force, the company behind Astra. He is a diehard entrepreneur, growth hacker, and YouTube addict. Get in touch with him on Twitter @sujaypawar.

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3 comments

  1. great feature. Can widgets be added to the footer? I would love to be able to set the footer to have 2, 3, or 4 columns and put in text, html, or widgets.

    Great starter theme – congrats!!

    1. Hi Rich, Thank you for the compliments. As for your question: more widget areas in the footer would be included as a part of premium addon package for Astra. If you have not yet in our Facebook group, I would encourage you to join so you will know when it’s launched.

  2. Hello. Would you consider adding widget support for the body? I’d like to add a small banner right above my blog posts and there’s no way I can do it without editing ‘index.php’. Problem is, every time there’s an Astra update, I have to copy/paste the banner code.

    Thanks in advance.

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