WordPress 3.05 - How to check if a sidebar has widgets?

Posted on 2011-02-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
How do we check if a sidebar has widgets? I just want to check without calling it.
In general the following is used to check and call:
if (!function_exists('dynamic_sidebar') || !dynamic_sidebar(2)) :

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My requirement is just to check and not call.

Please guide.
Question by:rajoo_sharma
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R-Byter earned 500 total points
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Look at this topic on Wordpress forum:


P.S. I saw you posted same question on wordpress forums. :)

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Thanks for the reply :)
I did post on WP forum as well.
In fact on WP forum too, I got the reply.
is_sidebar_active function is the answer.
Thanks again.

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Thanks for the solution.
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You're welcome and thanks for the points.


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