You can add images to the sidebar column in many ways:
- Globally on every page using the Sidebar background image setting from the customizer
- Individually for pages and posts
- Blog categories
We are going to focus on the last one; Blog Categories, where each category can have its own sidebar image. Here is an example showing the “Wine” category on our live demo site:
Adding a Sidebar Image to a Category
- Go to
Posts > Categoriesand here you can create a new category or edit an existing one.
- Just below the category description field is a Sidebar Background Image setting. Click the Set a background image button.
- Click Add New Category
- To edit an existing category to change or add an image, simply click
Editon the category to be updated.