If you want to be able to use the widgets in your theme, you will need to make your theme widget friendly (also known as widgetizing your theme). Widgetizing is actually pretty easy, and involves just the following three steps:
Nearly all the PHP code you need to add in steps 2 and 3 can be pasted from already existing files, so the nonprogrammers out there shouldn't be too intimidated! Let's get started.
The use of quotation marks probably makes you wonder what this is all about. The fact is that even though we have a sidebar at this stage, which is a static ...