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Chris Coyier

What you did there is create a special page template. If you want your about page to use that instead, you’ll have to select it from the Page Template dropdown when editing that page.

I see it doesn’t contain the get_sidebar(); function, so it will not have a sidebar if that’s what you intend.

At all that get_sidebar(); function does is go grab the sidebar.php file and drop it in right there. If you want to have a DIFFERENT sidebar, you could just do a manual include of a different file. Like this: