Let's rewind and think back to the websites of yesteryear. Were your favourite websites around? How did those sites/blogs look? If you can remember those early days, you'll probably recall that they almost all had sidebars. Heck, sometimes there were even multiple sidebars on either side of the page content!
It was a chaotic time, to say the least.
Fast forward a few years and we see that most websites nowadays favour a clean, uncluttered aesthetic.
There's a simple reason for this: the rise of the smartphone and other devices.
Before we dig into the question "should your website have a sidebar?", let's have a quick history lesson.Read More