Although many themes are two-column, with only a single sidebar and corresponding
sidebar.php file, there are a number of instances where you'll want two, three, or even four sidebars surrounding your main content. Visit sites such as http://divitodesign.com/ for inspiration on how to use multiple sidebars with your theme.
In older versions of WordPress, having multiple sidebars meant resorting to using PHP's
include function, or in-lining the sidebar's contents into your main template files. Luckily, with newer versions of WordPress, you can specify the name of the sidebar to include, by using the
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