Widgets

Widgets add content and features to your Sidebars. The Widgets area on the left hand side is composed of 2 sections: Available Widgets (all the widgets you can use in your sidebars) and Inactive widgets.

Inactive Widgets –  drag widgets to that section to remove them from the sidebar but keep their settings:

Mechanic comes with several default widget sets/sidebars.

  • Sidebar - Displays widgets on the left or right from the main content on Blog page.
  • Footer sidebar - displays widgets on footer

You can create an unlimited number of additional sidebars for each post, page and category in Appearance > Theme Options > Sidebars section. Simply drag and drop selected widget to sidebar area. 

Here is an example of how the sidebar might look like:

Frontend: