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Moving widgets above the mini cart in the right sidebar
For the widget to appear on the side bar here it is what you can do. Create a static block. Install the widget on the static block and use that static block on sidebar.phtml.
Or simple use this code on the sidebar files.
Same here I only find old info - How would I move compare and mini cart into widget positions so I can actually WORK with them? Don’t know why they aren’t there in the first place..its just daft. Having to hack files to get a balanced layout of your own is pretty silly design.