Many users would like to display different sidebar widgets based on the user’s login status, including restricting certain content from view of visitors who are not registered or logged in. This tutorial will explain how to set up widget areas to display based on the user’s login status. This is similar to displaying different menus to users based on login, but is slightly more complex. Don’t let that detract you from trying this technique, however, as it is a powerful tool for your site.
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Chad Butler is both a freelance writer and web developer. He has developed several popular WordPress plugins, including WP-Members and his writing has appeared on forbes.com, sfomag.com, and investopedia.com.