Check If Sidebar Has Widgets

This snippet checks if a sidebar(widget area) has any widget areas in it. This is good if you want to hide section if there aren’t any widgets in it.

Usage:

if( is_sidebar_active( 'sidebar-name' ) ):<br />
    // code<br />
endif;

Code Snippet:

function is_sidebar_active($index) {
    global $wp_registered_sidebars;
    $widgetcolums = wp_get_sidebars_widgets();
    if ($widgetcolums[$index])
        return true;
    return false;
}

Posted in Pure hacks, Conditional