Widgets are configurable elements used to dynamically build sections of a WordPress theme.

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How to remove extra space from li of wordpress widget?

I am building a some WordPress widgets. During this I am facing some problems. When I am using <ul> <li> then my layout taking some margin or padding, but when I am using <td> or ...
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How can I apply css styling to the current day in the calendar widget

How can I apply css styling to the current day in the calendar widget? It seems there is no css class for the current day.
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Widget won't work due to old JavaScript? Any ideas how to make it work? [on hold]

I was trying to add this widget to my blog <!--BEGIN PROFILE WIDGET--> <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.2/jquery.min.js" ...
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Subscribe to newsletter widget [closed]

I need to add a simple widget for visitors to subscribe to the newsletter. Which one would you recommend?
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display widget checkbox selection on frontend

I create a widget for a custom post type that will display a list of post in the widget area. it works fine, i can select multiple posts and save the widget but i can not get it to display on the ...
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How to get the registered sidebar's name by its id?

Let's say I have this code in my "functions.php": function mytheme_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => esc_html__( 'Sidebar Name', 'mytheme' ), 'id' ...
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Widget settings disappear after refreshing page

I am developing a plugin that displays your average Google My Business rating in a widget. Everything works fine, except when I close the widgets page and return to it later (or do a plain refresh) I ...
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Widget not notifying customizer of changed value when updated via Javascript

I'm developing a wordpress theme that relies heavily on widgets for flexibility. I'd like to use the wp media javascript library to add images to some of these widgets instead of just having a text ...
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Can't display tag cloud by widget

I want to display tag cloud products and to use the widget of woocommerce - Tags products. Tags isn't displayed even though they are added to the 90% of the products. Tested on other sites and work ...
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Updating to Version 4.5 bumped my “main sidebar” widget out of place

I updated to the newest version of word press and it changed my home screen. Essentially it shifted my text to the right and as a result shifted my "main sidebar" widget downward to now begin below ...
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How to use a dropdown to populate a list of post from CPT

I've created a widget that displays the latest posts from a dropdown of all the blog post types. I want to add an option for the user to choose a single post to be displayed as featured. I would like ...
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I can't get my custom widget area to show on my Wordpress site

I can't get my sidebar to appear on my site. I add a widget section since there wasn't any: function.php <?php if (function_exists('register_sidebar')) // Area 1 register_sidebar( array ( ...
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Custom file with special code of category widget

Is any way to define custom code/file of standard class-wp-widget-categories.php for my theme? In standard WP class-wp-widget-categories.php list is printed in simple <ul> tag. I need to add ...
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Create a widget to use shortcode?

I have a plugin (Social Warfare) that I love. But, there's no widget available. What is involved in creating a widget so that I can use the shortcode that seems to work fine on the pages and posts?
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How can I delete a wordpress widget instance?

I am working on a WordPress plugin to insert advertisements.Its also having a widget to show the ads.In my main plugin class I want to check for a condition and if it satisfies I want to delete a ...
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Conditionally Load a Script if a Certain Widget is Shown on a Page

I know this question has been asked in the past but the accepted answer is incorrect. is_active_widget returns true if the widget is registered on the site. I.e., it was dragged to the right in ...
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How to add #navbar to all page links?

I have several Wordpress websites with large images at their tops, using 2013 child theme. How to add #navbar anchor to all page links, so that the browser scrolls down a bit, when a user clicks a ...
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widget should display post archive by year and on click also by month

I want to display the post archives like seen in this picture. Shown by year and on click it should open up the months. I am not sure how to approach this, would you customize the standard WordPress ...
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Enabled checkbox by default in WordPress widgets

The code works as expected. The issue happens if I set 'show_post_count' => 1 by default. In this case checkbox will be enabled always. How should I update the code to work as expected even if ...
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Creating widget - ask for selecting a post in the admin panel

First of all, sorry for my English, I'll try to make it understandable. I'm new on WordPress; I already have created a few plugins but they didn't needed admin configuration. Now I'd like to make an ...
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Advanced Custom Field in dashboard

I'm looking for a way to add a dashboard widget that has a ACF text and image field in it. I want a client to be able to quickly update a text field right from the dashboard. Any ideas on how to ...
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Edit recent post widget

Is possible to add featured image from post to widget area too, for only 1st post, if yes please advise Like this site: http://postimg.org/image/etwxba4nz/ I have asked the theme author, he's answer ...
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How to check widget-cpt meta and display its custom css in the head?

When dealing with a widget that is a custom post type, is there a way to detect when that widget is displayed, then check its post meta for any custom css and enqueue it in the head of the site? ...
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Handling dozens of sidebars

We have the job to realize a page with custom sidebars. Sidebars can be created on the fly on post an page edit screens, to add a custom sidebar on each page. The client wants to use this to add ...
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Use customizer or sidebar for header settings?

I'm converting html into Wordpress theme. In the header I have a tel number and a button. Both are links, but styled differently. Do you think it would be better to make them a sidebar (widget area) ...
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Repeated Output in Widget

I'm encountering an odd issue with a simple custom widget that I made to show contact info in a widget. For some reason when I add a phone number it's repeated multiple times as you can see here: ...
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In need of help with a “Notes” section

I am in the process of developing an educational website where each post is a topic of information or a "Module". I would like to give our students the ability to write down quick notes and items to ...
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Remove rss widget title link

I'm looking to remove the link and icon from rss feed widget. Is there a way it can be done? Obviously I don't want to modify the core files. So desired output is: <h3 class="widget-title">RSS ...
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Ban certain widgets from certain sidebars

I have several sidebars in the theme I'm developing. Some of them are designed to hold only a few widget types. So I'm trying to figure out how to keep other widgets out without using a plugin. After ...
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Change Woocommerce Product Categories Widget 'Title' based on Product Category

I'm looking for a way to change the widget title of Woocommerce Product Categories Widget based on the category I'm viewing. Category 1 -----> Display Title of Widget for Category 1 - Sub ...
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Is there a way to use get_sidebar() when no widgets are activated?

WP version 4.4.2, I have a customized sidebar.php and no widgets activated, which automatically prohibits get_sidebar() function to load contents of sidebar.php. Is there a way to forcefully load ...
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Display all posts with same title

I'm trying to display in a sidebar php widget, all posts with same post_title in a specific category. I find this code on internet but don't how to use it Thanks for your help. function ...
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Refresh the Customizers preview after editing fields

I'm using ACF fields on a few custom widgets. While using the Customizer to edit fields, they will save on change but the preview will not refresh. Calling wp.customize.previewer.refresh() will ...
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Non-static method error when trying to use class in widgets

I'm trying to call a method into a function widget. The $this of the widget is passed to that method, but I get the following error: Strict Standards: Non-static method class_name::method_name() ...
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Check if widget has content

I just need to check, if sidebar has any content My functions.phpcode is below. function aspirationas_extra_widget_1_init() { register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('Extra Widget 1', ...
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Slider widget not displaying the caption for images

Here is my code for the slider.The place for a caption will appear blank above the image. <div class="slide-caption"> <div class="slide-data"> <a href="<?php // ...
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How to add a dynamic image as a widget in dashboard

I'm trying to add an image as a widget on the dashboard screen like this: This is an ads image, which will be seen only by users with read role and that too will be changed every month. Already I ...
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Check if the current shortcode is being used in a widget

How can I check if the current shortcode is being used in a widget? I need to disable some shortcode options that are not allowed in a widget. Someone know how?
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Widget Text - how to get the content with the_widget function?

I added some text with a title called 'Follow Me' in my WP text widget and I want to get this text by using WP code, so I following this guide: the_widget( 'WP_Widget_Text' ); But nothing is being ...
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Keeping shortcode-generated widget and theme element in one line [closed]

I set up a playground site PlaygroundSite and I am trying to put Polylang language changer widget in the same line as linked-in icon. Because ascent theme does not contain a widget/sidebar area ...
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Widget to embed youtube video

I am new to WordPress development. Currently I am trying to make an widget to embed video from youtube. My plan is an admin or an author will just give the video id and the video will be in widget ...
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retrieve custom post image through widget

My custom post has featured image. I need to retrieve it through widget. I am using get_the_post_thumbnail. But it is not working. Except this the rest of the widget is working fine. Here is the ...
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Widget form is not saving value that retrieved based on taxonomy terms

Custom Post Type: employee Taxonomy: department Here is the code:for widget form function form( $instance ) { // Output admin widget options form if ( post_type_exists( 'employee' ) ...
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Add visual editor style only on widgets.php page

I'm attempting to add a visual editor style with the function add_editor_style('visual-editor.css');, but only on the widgets admin' page, and not on post editor screens. I'm using a visual editor ...
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Check over a small apply button widget I have made for WP Job Manager

I have made a small widget that displays the apply button in the page sidebar. I am still quite new to WordPress widget development and am wondering if somebody would be kind enough to have a look ...
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taxonomy terms are not retrieving

My custom post is "employee" Its taxonomy is "department" I made a widget for showing taxonomy terms. but it is not working. What did I miss? class Employee extends WP_Widget { function ...
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How to add first and last CSS class for Woocommerce layered nav widgets

I need to add first and last ccs class for woocommerce_layered_nav widgets. // Add "first" and "last" CSS classes to woocommerce_layered_nav widgets function widget_layered_nav_first_last_classes( ...
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How to get post category list as select in front-end?

I use widget plugin Getting the random post & URL via ajax. I want to add function, that allows users on frontend choose category, and than display random posts from this category. function ...
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Widgets not working in Customizr but working in Appearance

I'm having some trouble with my widgets. I've registered widget areas correctly; as the widgets are showing up in the "Appearance" menu. However widgets aren't showing up in the Customizr section of ...
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iris color picker in widget - click event doesn't fire when initially when widget is first created

I added the wordpress(iris) color picker to a widget, and the color picker is not clickable when the widget is first created. My guess is that it's where/how the javascript file is being enqueued, but ...