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is_dynamic_sidebar() WP 1.0

Whether the dynamic sidebar is enabled and used by theme.

For more information on this and similar theme functions, check out the Conditional Tags article in the Theme Developer Handbook.

  • Global. Array. $wp_registered_widgets
  • Global. Array. $wp_registered_sidebars

No Hooks.


true/false. True, if using widgets. False, if not using widgets.



Code of is dynamic sidebar: wp-includes/widgets.php VER 5.0.3

function is_dynamic_sidebar() {
	global $wp_registered_widgets, $wp_registered_sidebars;
	$sidebars_widgets = get_option('sidebars_widgets');
	foreach ( (array) $wp_registered_sidebars as $index => $sidebar ) {
		if ( ! empty( $sidebars_widgets[ $index ] ) ) {
			foreach ( (array) $sidebars_widgets[$index] as $widget )
				if ( array_key_exists($widget, $wp_registered_widgets) )
					return true;
	return false;

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