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How do you create dynamic customised sections in Wordpress?

I am very new to Wordpress and I just like to ask a fundamental question about its structure. I understand that Wordpress uses different files as templates for different sections or types of pages. ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to dump all registered sidebar/widget?

I need to know the properties of sidebar and widgets I've added, is there a way to dump those? Thanks.
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1answer
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WP_query returns error when used for custom widget

I was working on creating my first plugin/widget that should display a really simple loop containing only a custom field (image) I've been testing the loop without any problems in my theme but when I ...
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Displaying database table in backend of wordpress

So basically I'm working on a job website for a client where they post jobs and users can apply for these jobs with a form that writes to the database with their inputed information.. I have set up a ...
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55 views

Add class from custom field into widget class

How would I add a class coming from a custom field to a widget? I know I should put it somewhere into $before_widget ... in my case this is 'before_widget' => '<aside id="%1$s" class="widget ...
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570 views

Display custom widget value in header.php

I am using the code below for a custom widget. I have added some fields in the widget like: Title, Name and a checkbox. Now everything is fine but I want to show those values in header.php. Any idea ...
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Running a Gallery Shortcode in a Custom Fields Widget

I am creating a website for a Fringe Adelaide Venue, we have planned on displaying a gallery on each artist page. We are already using Custom Fields to place some unique content in a Custom Fields ...
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125 views

Add custom data (field) to sidebar widgets for later display

I am building a theme that allows widgets to be dragged & dropped, essentially turning WP into a desktop-like environment where the admin controls what "apps" are available via the widget panel. ...
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130 views

Filter CPT based on meta box value using Flexible Posts widget?

I'm using the Flexible Posts Widget to display a list of "deals" (a custom post type) in my sidebar. I'm also using that plugin's capacity to use a custom template to control the display of that ...
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What method should I use for a sidebar widget that reads latest posts?

At the moment, I'm building a website for a local NGO and I have the following situation: in the sidebar, I should have a widget that displays the title of the latest editorials from the members of ...
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Individual Widgets per Page

In my (page-only, no posts) Wordpress site I have a number of static blobs in need to put in a sidebar. We could call/tream thoses 'blobs' as widgets. At least they'll have a fixed html content, like ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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98 views

Random image from tag/custom type on sidebar

How would I pull a single random image from custom post type "athletes" and the custom image field "athletethumbnail" to be displayed in my sidebar? (I have PHP enabled for my text widget on sidebar.) ...
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54 views

Radom post image/link based on custom taxonomy

How would I make a widget to display a random post's image and permalink? I would like it to pull from a specific custom content type and only posts have set the custom field of "featured" to "yes".
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I would like to display different text on different pages

I have at the very top of my page a line of text within a h1 tag thet I use for seo reasons. the text and html around it is written in my header.php. but I would like to write differnet txt so it ...
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1answer
126 views

Char limit on custom blog-post form? [closed]

I want to setup a simple custom form for users to post, which will automatically: Subscribe user to updates (i.e. moderation approved, comment posted) Enable DISQUS xor IntenseDebate comments ...
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1answer
499 views

Custom field outside the loop and inside an array

I am trying to use a custom field inside a widget so it's therefore outside the loop. Taking it a step further, the theme I have is using an array to generate listings which makes it hard for me to ...
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1answer
277 views

How to check if custom field exists in this widget query

How can I include this (or something similar) <?php if ( get_post_meta($post->ID, 'url', true) ) { ?> <a href="<?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, "url", $single = true); ...
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1answer
214 views

Best way to allow manageable social media URLS?

I am working on a site and it is possible that the site will have a number of pages which feature links to the client's social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn...). Now I know that the ...
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1answer
236 views

What's the best way to implement custom widgets on a per post basis?

I'm creating a category called "Falculty" where each post is a member of my client's staff. Each post includes a biography and photo gallery of that staff member. My client would like to be able to ...
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2answers
3k views

Get custom field values into the sidebar/widget?

I haven't seen this done, but I want to return the custom field values outside of the loop in the sidebar.
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3answers
3k views

Custom Post Type Data in Sidebar widgets?

(note: this question was originally about Custom Fields, but @MikeSchinkel had a better solution involving Custom Post Types) On my site I have several pages which I want to show the same data in the ...