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First thing you need to do is install and activate the Q2W3 Fixed Widget (Sticky Widget) plugin. After activating the plugin, go to Appearance » Widgets and click on the widget that you want to make sticky.
The plugin adds a Fixed Widget option in all of your widgets. Check the Fixed widget box and click on the Save button to store your changes.
You can now visit your live site and scroll down. Your fixed widget will now become a sticky floating widget.
Sticky Widget plugin comes with options to configure the positioning of the fixed widgets. Go to Appearance » Fixed Widget Options to configure the plugin. On this page you can set the margins, add your own HTML IDs and even disable the fixed widgets on business phone and tablets.
Sticky floating sidebar widgets can be used to boost sign ups, showcase content, and increase overall user loyalty. You can have multiple fixed widgets in a sidebar. However, these could easily get annoying and can have an adverse affect too. Keep a balance in your design, so you don’t frustrate your users.
We hope that this article helped you implement a sticky floating sidebar widget in your WordPress website. You can put a sticky footer bar, a sticky top navigation, and a sidebar widget. Which one would you rather use on your website? Let us know in your comments below.
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