These are the questions that will be addressed through out this article:


  • Do I want the sidebar to appear for specific Membership Levels?
  • Do I want the sidebar to appear on specific pages?
  • Do I want the sidebar to appear for specific members?
  • Do I want the sidebar to appear for specific members on specific pages with specific membership levels?
  • Why is my sidebar not showing or not showing correctly for specific members or pages?



BASICS


Brilliant Directories offers out of the box a simple way to display sidebars in your feature pages. You can update this and select the sidebar to use directly in the Membership Feature that you wish to update. Here is how:



Membership Feature Sidebar Option


This option will tell the system which sidebar to use depending on the Membership Feature your site visitors are on. You can set a sidebar for 2 sections of any feature, these being:  Search Results Design and Detail Page Settings Sections. In order to set these sidebars, you will need to navigate to CONTENT >> EDIT POST SETTINGS and select the feature you want to edit:



Once the Membership Features come up, you will need to select Edit for the feature you wish to edit:




Search Results Design


Once inside the feature you will need to navigate to the Search Results Design tab:




And scroll down to the sidebar section:




From the drop down, you can easily select the available sidebars to be used in this section in specific for this feature:



This will automatically assign the sidebar you have selected to the feature you have set this up for, on the search results page, (eg. http://www.demobootstrap.com/articles ). 




Detail Page Settings Sections


The process will start the same way as before, Membership Features and select the feature you want to edit. In order to update the sidebar for this section, you will need to navigate to the Detail Page Design




And scroll to the sidebar section, like this:



From the list, you will be able to select the sidebar you will like to add to the Details Page section of the features.