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

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Hide pages + widget edit

I have 2 questions on this site i have this item i was wondering how can I make this item not show in the widget area or any other part of the site but still be accessible if some1 has the link to it ...
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How to create a custom widget in dashboard that shows stats for custom post type

I have a custom post type called Locations. I want to create a widget in the dashboard that shows number of posts in that post type, post taxonomy and number of item in each taxonomy. Any ideas?
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Ajax interfering with widget back end Javascript

I have a plugin that creates a widget that allows users to click a button and select an image. I have noticed that immediately after the widget is dragged and placed into a widget area, two Ajax ...
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Output dynamic_sidebar_params in wp_head

I have created a custom widget with a color picker field. Currently there are two ways to output the color picker value for this widget: Inline style. Using the dynamic_sidebar_params filter. With ...
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Moving widgets panel in Customizer one level up

When adding widgets into the sidebars using the Customizer, there is one unnecessary step till you get to panel with the "Add a Widget" button. Three steps: Widgets → Sidebar → panel with ...
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Display certain category posts in sidebar [closed]

I would like to add a widget on sidebar and display 10 articles with image and title that are under category "Breaking News". How do I display them? Just like the example before
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Modify 'Sizes' Attribute for Images with Specific Class

I'm ultimately trying to add useful responsive image srcset & sizes attributes to images added in a standard Text Widget. I've found this filter which does allow images to get the default WP ...
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Wordpress custom widget undefined variable notice

I am developing a theme and I have created a custom widget for it. When I turn on debug mode I get the following notices, NOTICE: wp-content/themes/integral/inc/widgets/feature_widget.php:92 - ...
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How can I modify the WordPress default widget output?

I don't want to style the default widget with only CSS. I want to display the default 'Categories' widget content with my own HTML structure. Is there available any filter or hook to do that?
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How to output widget

I have the following code to display widgets in the customizer. function arphabet_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => 'Social Media button', 'id' => ...
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How to add an “All” category to the tag cloud?

I'm using the tag cloud widget in my sidebar that displays my categories and would like to include an "All" link at the top. Any ideas how to accomplish this? Note, I would like to keep using the tag ...
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I want to link an author to everything from any post type that they publish on the website

I'm trying to create/add a widget to a client's website that lists all non-admin authors and links to their posts. I've been able to do that but one of the authors posts, almost exclusively, using a ...
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remove the wrapping of text widget or <div class=“textwidget”></div>

When I write a quote in the text widget and displayed the text is wrapped as "My text...". I would like to remove the div and put simply "My text...". without using jquery. For Example: Current ...
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Creating a custom sidebar section - adding widgets causes “Errors”

http://www.new.techmoney360.com/keek-provides-updates-on-peeks-product-launch/ - is an example of the work I'm doing right now. An example of a sidebar area I'm tying to achieve http://www.vice.com/...
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Add Social Media icon widget to customizer

How can I add a Customizer widget to add social media icons with links to their social media profiles? To clear it up, I have created a few images with the inspect element. I want to have a section ...
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Link in widget title [duplicate]

how can I add a link in the widget title? HTML is not permitted, and until now I've used the Widget title links plugin, but with the latest version of Wordpress, it doesn't work anymore. I've tried so ...
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How to not display subcategories in Recent Posts widget area?

I'm relatively new to Wordpress, and coding in general. I am trying to edit theme-specific recent posts widget to display only posts within a certain category. Currently, the theme will display recent ...
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widget_sidebar not working

I'm trying to add a widget to my customizer. But it is not being added, it doesn't matter which code I try to add from the WP examples but they're all not showing up. add_action( 'widgets_init', '...
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Widgets menu is not appearing in the Dashboard

I'm using a theme that supports Widgets and Sidebars but when I go into the Dashboard, I do not see a Widgets menu under Appearance. Any pointers on where I can start looking to figure out why this ...
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Create widget in dashboard displaying a custom user field?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial but I can't get it to work. My best hypothesis is that because the code is 4 years old, some function in it might have been deprecated... And the code provided there ...
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How can i use the same template file with a widget and category loop?

i wrote a widget and i want to use category template which is located in "themename"/template-parts/content.php". <?php // Category.php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); get_template_part( '...
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How do I create a 'selection' criteria list' that will then dictate which posts are generated when the user presses search?

I'm very new to WordPress so please bear with me! I'm currently in the process of building a site for work. Our 'vision' is that we have three lists of options. People would select one option from ...
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How do you submit a widget for the wordpress directory?

Looking for this process but for Wordpress: https://developers.google.com/blogger/docs/gadgets/gadgets_for_blogger#testing-style-fonts-and-colors Thanks.
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wp_editor in widget breaks after save (no buttons and visual tab broken)

My goal is to get wp_editor working in a simple widget which the admin can use to add text content on an admin options page. Here we go in wp-admin/widgets.php everything looks sooo good right. ...
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How to append custom text to the output of 'categories widget'?

How do I customize the "categories widget" to append additional text on the sidebar display? from category 1 category 2 category 3 category 4 to category 1 folder category 2 folder category 3 ...
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How to exclude certain widget from showing up on home/front page? [duplicate]

Without using a plugin, how do I prevent/exclude the sidebar widget "recent posts" from showing up on the home/front page? I do want it to show on the sidebar of rest of other archive/post pages.
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Widget text color change

hello i have this site and in the footer section there is the recent posts widget with the grey colored text. I wish to change it to white, i tried adding some custom css code in the theme child with ...
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wrapper div for widgets not showing with all widgets

I have registered a Widget area with the following code: // Register Sidebars function custom_sidebars() { $args = array( 'id' => 'footer_sidebar', 'class' =...
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How to include JavaScript script only on specific page [duplicate]

I am creating my own widget. I need to use custom css and js files. I have used wp_register_style`wp_enqueue_styleandwp_register_script\wp_enqueue_script` functions in order to register custom styles ...
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WP 4.4+ Responsive Image Markup in Text Widget?

I'm slowly wrapping my head around the new responsive images features in WP 4.4. I've got it fairly well figured out now for our CPTs & default page/post content images. But is there a way to ...
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Adding classes to dynamic sidebar

Hey so I am trying to create this conditional that auto creates a grid layout when widgets/sidebars are added and removed. The goal is let the user put in as many widgets as possible without worrying ...
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Widget save brake jQuery [duplicate]

I have created a plugin that creates a widget. On the widget form i am using jquery functions that i load using wp_enqueue_script. When adding the widget on a sidebar, everything works. Then when i ...
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Wordpress add css class to cloud tag anchor tag

How to add CSS Class to ul and anchor element of Tag Cloud generated through wp_tag_cloud function. I want wordpress default class for ul 'wp-tag-cloud' to be 'tag-cloud' and anchor tag would have '' ...
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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? [closed]

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" type="text/javascript">&...
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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 ...