Not sure if this is in the WA training but, I went ahead on my own cause I was so anxious to do it on my website, so I went and did my research. There's a training here in WA on inserting banners on the sidebar, you can always check it out and get the idea. Just found an easy way to add my own image.

There was ways online showing me how to do it but, for some reason It didn't show where and how they were getting the text/code for the picture that they're putting on sidebar. Here's what I did.

1. open a new page

2. put a picture that you want to add on sidebar on that new page (by the way, I'm using text on sidebar widgets)

3. once you put the image that you want, click text and copy the whole code.

4. go to appearance and open widgets

5. click on the text you want to place the image in.

6. just paste the code on the text and save

When you check your website your image should appear on the sidebar. You can always adjust the image on the page you created it in and copy that code and paste on the text. When you're done inserting the image on your sidebar, you can always delete that page you created for that project. Here's the link of Kyle's training so you'll have a better idea on what I'm talking about. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/adding-a-wa-banner-to-a-wordpress-sidebar-widget

Hope this helps any new member in WA who wants to get creative in there website. If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Aloha,

June

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Billy49 Premium
Thanks for the info. Any idea how I can get the main homepage sidebar to carry on the same through all my posts? It is only on the main page.
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Triblu Premium
Hey Bill,

Just checked both your sites listed in your profile and both are displaying the sidebar in both the homepage and posts.

If the site you are referring to is not listed there, then I recommend you Google search for documentation for _______ [the name of you theme] to see if it is shared (which I'm sure it is) somewhere on the internet.
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nelsonrosa77 Premium
Hello, Bill. Bill, you have to go to appearance, then you go to widget and you have to put a text widget in the sidebar menu and in that text widget you put the text of the picture on the home page.
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Billy49 Premium
Ok thanks for your assistance.
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Helen123 Premium
forgot how to do this, but having read two lines of your explanation and it all came flooding back,,, thanks!
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LindaFosse Premium
Great!
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Barryw1 Premium
Yo Yo Yo June,

Been through five explanations no help. With yours it took me literally only seconds.

Thanks.

Barry
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june99 Premium
Hey Barry, I'm glad this helped. I actually found this out by doing my own research on YouTube. It took me awhile to find it too, I'm just glad I can share this with everyone here.

June
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kyl3 Premium
Hi June. How do I find the codes?
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Ken-Pringle Premium
What codes are you looking for?
If you are looking for banner text code go here:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/banners
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Barryw1 Premium
In your visual editor hit media and insert the media you want. Then go to the text editor and grab the code from the media you just inserted. That's the code you are looking for. Place that code in a text sidebar.

Use a new page if you have trouble finding the code.
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DiegoST Premium
Hi...Thank you for share with us. I was trying to learn how to do it, but I didn't know and now thanks to you I made it. Thank you
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Karina B Premium
Hi June,

I'm trying to add an image (which I managed to do using your method) - but also add my affiliate link to that image (not a WA link)....
When I add the image to a new page, add the link to the image - then go to text and copy the code....go to widgets and follow your prompts.....

it still only opens up the image when you click on it, and not the link...

any ideas how to fix this?
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june99 Premium
Hey Karina, it should work. It's been awhile since I did that to my website so I had to do it again to see why it's not working for you.

Make sure when you go to the page with your image to insert link.
1. Check the code when you click text to see if your link was inserted with the rest of the code.
2. Go back to the widget you want it to be and paste the whole thing

I had to do it multiple times cause it wasn't working at first. So I tested it out by linking the image inserting the WA banner link and it worked.

The other test I did was link my other page to the image and it worked. I was wondering why it wasn't working in the beginning.

Look at the text on the page closely and make sure the link you want to insert is in the code.

Hope this helps.
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Barryw1 Premium
That should work. It does for me.
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ricardo1 Premium
June, I like using the sidebar once I can get it the way I want it. I'm trying to free up more of my time, because using banners will be a great access to what I will be accomplishing.
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june99 Premium
Ricardo, I have my profile picture on the sidebar so people can see right away who is behind the website. I added a banner right below it using another text
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ricardo1 Premium
June, thanks for the tip. I'll use it and a banner or two that I have in mind.
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june99 Premium
you're welcome ricardo, let me know if you need help with any of the process.
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ChristphrLee Premium
Yea, I got it last night by hitting control + c, don't know why I didn't think about that at first, but right clicking wasn't working. Thanks for the help, and the article!
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june99 Premium
alright, glad it's working for you. Man, before I joined WA I didn't even know copy and paste lol...
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ChristphrLee Premium
For some reason i can't copy the whole code when i do this. Every time I right click the code is no longer highlighted and 'copy' is not an option. Am I doing something wrong?
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june99 Premium
Hey Chris, sorry for the late reply. I guess it's the time difference. When you created a page just for the picture, did you click text on the right corner? If you have windows, click the text button when the image is there and click in the box where the code is. Try control a, that should highlight the code, then control c, that should copy the code. When you get to the widgets for the side bar, right click and paste. I did have a similar situation once when I tried to copy and paste a link and it wouldn't let me. After I turned off my computer and did it the next day it was able to. Let me know if it's still not working for you.
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OSherrie Premium
Thank you june.
Hope you put this in a training to save in case someone else ask. I really appreciate this so much. Have a wonderful day.
sherrie
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june99 Premium
Anytime Sherrie, you have a wonderful day too.
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june99 Premium
I gotta wait 3 months before I can start any training, thank you for the encouragement.
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DIGGER12 Premium
Aloha, thanks for taking the time to do this June... I managed to put a banner on a widget but it was a struggle this will help me and others.
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june99 Premium
Your welcome, I thought it would be pretty cool to put your own image on sidebar as I've seen it on other website.
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