WP_Customize_Widgets::tally_sidebars_via_dynamic_sidebar_calls( bool $has_widgets, string $sidebar_id ): bool

Tallies the sidebars rendered via dynamic_sidebar() .


Keep track of the times that dynamic_sidebar() is called in the template, and assume this means the sidebar would be rendered on the template if there were widgets populating it.

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$has_widgets bool Required
Whether the current sidebar has widgets.
$sidebar_id string Required
Sidebar ID.

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bool Whether the current sidebar has widgets.

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File: wp-includes/class-wp-customize-widgets.php. View all references

public function tally_sidebars_via_dynamic_sidebar_calls( $has_widgets, $sidebar_id ) {
	if ( is_registered_sidebar( $sidebar_id ) ) {
		$this->rendered_sidebars[ $sidebar_id ] = true;

	 * We may need to force this to true, and also force-true the value
	 * for 'is_active_sidebar' if we want to ensure there is an area to
	 * drop widgets into, if the sidebar is empty.
	return $has_widgets;

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Version Description
3.9.0 Introduced.

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