[How to] Add Sticky Sidebar Widget to Genesis Themes

Many Pro Bloggers uses sticky sidebar widget. It has the biggest advantage. The advantage is – your desired CALL TO ACTION will always be in front of the reader all the time.

Pro Bloggers like…Neil Patel, Darren Rowse, Tim Sykes, Harsh Agrawal are using it on their blogs.

See some screenshots,

Neil Patel

sticky sidebar wodget - neilpatel


sticky sidebar wodget - problogger


sticky sidebar wodget - shoutmeloud


How to add Sticky Sidebar Widget?

sticky widget on genesis

Just follow these 3 simple steps! 🙂

[NOTE: This method works with all kind of WordPress themes- INCLUDING GENESIS THEMES]

Step 1 – Install “Q2W3 Fixed Widget” Plugin

Install Plugin called “Q2W3 Fixed Widget.”

This awesome plugin is very light-weight and super easy to use.

It’s NOT updated since last 2 years, BUT it works very well!

So, just install it to your WordPress.

sticky-widget-genesis-q2w3 sticky-widget


Step 2: Make Widget Sticky

Now, you can make any sidebar widget sticky.

Just go to

Appearance > Customize

Once customization page open, then go to Widgets

Now whatever widget you want to make sticky- just do mark on “Fixed Widget.”

take a look here,sticky sidebar widget in genesis

Step 3: Enjoy sticky widget on Genesis

Yes, that’s it!

Now you can see your default sidebar widget as a sticky widget.



[NOTE: I can also make sticky widget with using custom coding BUT, this plugin is very light-weight and offers the same]

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Hey, there. I'm Ravijit Chavda, the founder of bloggingbook. I love to create blogs as well as share my experiences through blogging. I am a passionate blogger with having years of experience in blogging and internet marketing.


  1. I haven’t thought that genesis themes can also be done sticky sidebar but after reading this post its very easy to make it stcky and i tried it and i am very happy with it as its very light weight plugin Thank you for sharing…plz keep sharing useful post like this.

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