Have you ever seen WordPress blogs that have a separate header for different categories? We’ll share here a simple snippet that you can use to add custom header, footer, or even sidebar for each WordPress category.
To call a particular header, you will need to open your index.php and replace your normal header code with this one:
This code above is basically telling WordPress that if someone opens the category called “Blogging” then WordPress needs to display a file called header-blogging.php if it exist. If it does not exist, or if the category is not blogging, then WordPress displays the default header file.
To get a separate sidebar for each all you need to do is add the following code:
The code above will look for sidebar-blogging.php to replace the default footer file if the category is Blogging.
To get a separate footer for each category all you need to do is add the following code:
The code above will look for footer-blogging.php to replace the default footer file if the category is Blogging.