Should Your Sidebar Be On The Left Or Right?

Should Your Sidebar be on the Left or Right?

Sidebars are great because they are standardized areas of your website that site visitors can browse even if they move from one page to another—provided that you activated them. 

The question that begs an answer is, should your sidebar be on the left or right? 

The keyword here is “should.” 

In my experience, most sidebars are on the right. I have seen a left sidebar only once or twice, and I found it odd. So, I did a little digging to get an answer.

It turns out that the answer depends on your purpose. 

Today, I will share with you what I found out. By the end of this article, you should be ready to decide whether your sidebar should be on the left or right. 

What is a Side Bar and What is It Used For?

A sidebar is not a menu bar. I just want to be clear about that. A sidebar is a static “page” inside a page. Take a look at the example below:

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