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[cXF] Sidebar Extension 1.5.6

Enhance your default sidebar with many features.

  1. BassMan
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.5
    Additional Requirements:
    For new customers of Sticky Navigation or Advanced Navigation this add-on costs less.
    Updates Duration:
    Visible Branding:
    For new customers of Sticky Navigation or Advanced Navigation this add-on costs less.


    This add-on will enhance your default XenForo sidebar.

    * if you will use Font Awesome icons, it is recommended to install this add-on: http://www.customizexf.com/products/cxf-font-awesome-switch.24/, unless you already have them installed by a third party style or add-on.

    • login form in sidebar
    • option to always stay logged in (for sidebar login form)
    • remove visitor panel block
    • remove statistics block (or optional only for guests)
    • hide latest member only to guests in statistics block
    • sidebar width for mobiles
    • New Posts block options:
      • remove avatar
      • remove thread prefix
      • remove latest user (or optional hide it only to guests)
      • remove latest post date
      • remove forum title
      • show whole title in block
      • move block above forum list
    • support for Font Awesome icons for sidebar block titles
    • move sidebar block icons on the right side
    • change icon or its color
    • move sidebar on the left side of your forum (optional)
    • option to show new posts block above forum list (extra options to show recent posts with unread or only unread posts)

    >>> LIVE DEMO <<<

    Some screens (not all options are presented):

    < default sidebar >

    < example of sidebar on customizexf.com >

    < default New Posts block >

    ... example with some options enabled (Remove Avatar, Remove Latest User, Remove Forum Title, Show whole title, block icon):


    ... and option with New Posts block above forum list on default style with bolded unread posts:


    ... and customized look of New Posts block moved above forum list (option) on customizexf.com:


    < sidebar on the left forum side (optional) >



    < style properties >


    1. Download and unzip it
    2. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page
    3. Upload the xml file and click the Install Add-on button.

    • tested on default style only
    • remove Sidebar Width for Mobiles add-on (if you're using it) before installing this, because its feature is included in this add-on
    Related Resources:
    Sidebar Extension for XenForo Resource Manager
    Enhance your default XenForo Resource Manager sidebar with many features.

    Sticky Navigation
    Add sticky (fixed) navigation and/or fixed moderator bar to your forum + many extra features

    Advanced Navigation
    Enhance your forum navigation with many extra features

    [cXF] Font Awesome Switch

    Run Font Awesome icons on your site locally or via CDN.
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Recent Updates

  1. 1.5.6
  2. 1.5.5
  3. 1.5.4

Recent Reviews

  1. iorG19
    Version: 1.5.6
    this addon gives your sidebar a modern layout: easy to install, to configure and get a unique sidebar. multiple options. premium support. congrats bassman.
    1. BassMan
      Author's Response
      Thank you. I really appreciate your response.
  2. Ugur Ilmaz
    Ugur Ilmaz
    Version: 1.3.1
    Excellent addon with very nice and simple design. Furthermore , author is extremely helpful. Thank you.
    1. BassMan
      Author's Response
      Thank you very much for your kind review.