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

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Making jQuery .change() event persistent after widget save

I'm creating a custom widget that uses a select element with a bunch of options and a simple jQuery function to trigger the visibility for some <div>s below it based on the selection, through a ...
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MYSQL ignore categories on Wordpress widget

I have this WP widget that pulls random products from the DB. What I really want is to be able to include just a few products categories (or exclude). Can anyone help me? I appreciate. <?php ...
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passing variables inside a widget add_action

Here's my code inside a widget class: function widget($args, $instance) { add_action('wp_footer', function () { echo $instance['title'] }); } It doesn't output $instance['title']. I tried passing ...
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Nested widgets in widget.php

Anyone here accomplished that? I've seen a theme that did this before but can't remember it. It allows you to drag a widget inside another widget in widgets.php, giving you the ability to create ...
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Output column number according to active sidebars

$sidebars = array( is_active_sidebar( 'footer-4' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-3' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-2' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-1' ...
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Remove All Widgets from Sidebar

Does someone know a solution for this? I want to remove (not unregister) all widgets from a sidebar with a function.
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How Can I Register Menus and Widgets Conditionally Based on Theme Options/Settings?

I have theme options/settings page and options/settings fields set as outlined here: ...
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Hide specific categories from category widget

I'm trying to hide a large amount of categories from my category widget. I've tried a few plugins but none of them seem to want to let me use the dropdown option. I looked into the ...
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include exception inside theme for empty widget area

Im using Storefront-paper theme for a blog, and for my sorprise, sidebar.php include a code to block possibility to have empty widget area. In this case I would like to use a page how front page, ...
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How to load individual widgets within sidebar(Not all at once)

I want to load my Wordpress site sidebar widgets when scroll down. So I want to know how to load individual widgets one by one. I tried plugins like 'Lazy Widget Loader'. But they didn't work for me. ...
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Radio buttons in widget not saving

I am struggling with a common issue that many people appear to have encountered over the years. In creating a widget I need a series of radio buttons. Using the code below I can create and show the ...
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Missing argument 2 for remove_widget_title() [duplicate]

I'm using both these functions: function widget( $args, $instance ) { // Widget output extract( $args ); $title = apply_filters('widget_title', $instance['title']); echo ...
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Get plugin option number from WordPress widget

[7]=> array(15) { ["title"]=>string(0) "" ["labelone"]=>string(0) "" ["labeltwo"]=>string(0) "" ["group"]=>string(0) "" ["member"]=>string(0) "" ...
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How to make featured area?

I'm trying to make custom wp theme, but i have one thing that i don't know how to make. I would like to make featured area on my page like this for example: http://prntscr.com/7gespg I made widget ...
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Display “A week from today” function [migrated]

I am trying to edit a php file from this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/sportspress/ The plugin currently has a widget that displays all events from THIS week, but what I am trying to do is show ...
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WordPress Plugins won't save

I have a WordPress website I just took over for a client so I don't have the ability to talk with the previous webmaster / the developer. The site is using a slightly modified version of the Subway ...
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Warning: Missing argument 2 for widget_title filter

Based on this question, I'm getting an error Warning: Missing argument 2 for.... This happens for some widgets those are created by plugins. -- Edit 1 -- Here's a simple widget that causes the ...
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How to develop an extension for a simple form post and post back? [closed]

I need to develop a plugin/widget or any kind of extension for WordPress that is a like a static page and is like a Form. In this page I have a form with some input fields that is submitted to server. ...
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How to check if widget has automatic title

Some default widgets has automatic titles. Is it possible to check if widget has automatic/inserted title using dynamic_sidebar_params filter?
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Checking if widget has title not working

Here's my function which is not working: function ts_dynamic_sidebar_params($params) { global $wp_registered_widgets; $settings_getter = $wp_registered_widgets[ $params[0]['widget_id'] ...
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displaying page attachment image in custom widget

So I have this custom widget where you can select a page from a dropbox and the widget will lead you to this page. The problem is i have no idea how to display the page's attachment image. ...
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How can I add page-level settings to a widget?

I've authored a widget that has settings on the widget page, and works correctly. I would like to add the ability to set an override for the widget's settings on a specific page or post. I'm imagining ...
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Select a widget from appearance menu

i'm creating a mega menu in WordPress and i need to add a widget field to select a widget area form appearance menu than show the selected widget width the_widget( 'widget_name' ) function
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Widgets: Ajax Filtering and Add rewrite rules

I have built an Ajax filtering plugin for my widgets that works by adding url params through jQuery (when a link is clicked) and having pre_get_posts $_GET these values. These values then setup the ...
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Call outside functions to within wordpress widgets class

Hi i'm created widget for show soundcloud clips, and i'm created a function in function.php file to create info link within widgets to show explain images to how get clip id in bootstrap modal style. ...
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display widget areas by adding standard code to page address

How to view all the widget areas on a page by adding code to page address... Some time ago I saw a tutorial video on WordPress that explained how to highlight all the widget areas available on a ...
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three sidebars showing without call

code from template where i call header sidebar <div class="wrapper"> <?php get_sidebar("header"); ?> <div id="switcher"> widgets.php has following coding... <?php if ...
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Active Sidebar Conditional Question?

I have the following code that works but doesn't look good: <?php $col = 'one'; if( is_active_sidebar('footer') && is_active_sidebar('footer-2') && ...
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wp_list_categories + widget

With the code below, I added a span tag + placed the category count inside the link. add_filter('wp_list_categories', 'cat_count_span'); function cat_count_span($links) { $links = ...
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How to place a widget beside a div/text so that they display as a continuous line

An example will probably provide the best base context. I want to achieve: Headline widget (linked text/image)... linked text Point of difficulty: displaying these so that they read as one line, ...
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Post Count for Categories, however not to calculate a total

Normally this is how the category widget works. Fruits (15) - Apples (7) - Oranges (3) - Grapes (5) Apples, Oranges and Grapes contains posts, however nothing in Fruits. Lets assume that Fruits ...
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Full Width Container Colour Problems

I wanted to duplicate a page and so I copied the code into a new page. Everything worked however one full-width container has a background colour that on the original page stretched across the whole ...
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Widget editing, pages to posts(blog)

Is there any quick way to edit this widget to show posts instead of pages? class interface_recent_work_widget extends WP_Widget { function interface_recent_work_widget() { $widget_ops = ...
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Widget stuck at particular point when dragging to bottom

This is weird, but when I try to drag a widget to the bottom of sidebar it stuck in the middle, if I hold the dragging and drag it back to top it works but I can't drag it bellow that particular ...
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How to save widget settings on field value change?

I'm developing a widget. Its form has two HTML select elements: one to display a list of all categories, and the other for displaying a list of posts based on the selected category. The posts HTML ...
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Fire on widgets_init only on dashboard

I have an interesting issue. I need to launch an action on widgets_init, but ONLY on the WordPress Dashboard. So I can't use dashboard related hooks, because they fire too late; it has to be on ...
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Always show the widget title in a wordpress widget

I'm using the default category widget to show my category list in sidebar. The problem is when I select some category to visit the corresponding category page [ex: football], the widget title [which ...
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Custom widget with WYSIWYG

I am developing a Custom Widget and i want to add a textarea with WYSIWYG editor in my widget setting . Any idea or suggestions ?? Thanks.
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How to get options of all active widgets ?

I am currently using a loop that goes trough all sidebars looking for widgets than loop those again in order to get all widgets options. Doing this on add_filter('sidebars_widgets', array($this, ...
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How to add/save/retrieve additional fields to all available widgets?

I cant seem to find any complete tutorial that shows how to add / save/ retrieve a fields to any widget. Can someone please show a simple example how to add a simple select , save the data and ...
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Best strategy for providing theme options using customizer

I am making a free distributable theme and I wish I could provide theme options in the best possible way. I have doubts (mostly about widgets) and sidebars. Here we go: Is it a good idea letting the ...
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Widget background images missing on second blog excerpt page

On my main blog page, there are category images on the left-hand side. When I click "next page" at the bottom of the excerpt list, and the second page of excerpts loads, the images are no longer ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget for generating dynamic CSS styles

I have been working on a 'Custom Pop Links' widget for use in a theme which is ready for distribution. User can change the color of a link using a color picker inside widget. Untill now, I used inline ...
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Register Widget Areas from Custom Widget

Is this possible to register sidebar / widget area from a custom widget?. If you have any idea please let me know. I can create it from custom theme and custom plugin. But I want to create from ...
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How to code so the calendar widget so that each day on it is a link straight to that day's post?

I have a blog in which I post no more and no less than once per day. Every day, one post, and they're all named accordingly like this: http://everydaypoetry.net/03/31/2015/03312015/. I'm currently ...
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widget output problem

I created a custom widget, but it's output without any html markup and any css style , and all my variables are surrounded with p tag . any idea ?? public function widget($args, $instance) { ...
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Widget Development: As I add widget to Widget Area, it doesn't work until refresh page

I just created a custom text widget with a bit more styling options in it, but as I tested on widgets page I got some issues. For example as I save anything on that widget, it lost all styling and JS ...
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How can I add widgets to the category page?

At page wp-admin/widgets.php I can personalize the Widgets shown in the homepage of my website. But I suspect I cannot use the same for any other page. I would like to create a page and put inside ...
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Randomizing the RSS Widget

I'm trying to see if there's a way I can make it where the RSS widget can pull in a different feed (one of let's say ten I pick) and displays it in the widget each time the page is refreshed? It's ...
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Wordpress version quick check?

This should be a FAQ but I didn't find it quickly. Logging into my wordpress site as admin on the upper left and lower right it reminds me to upgrade to 4.2.1. This support topic on wordpress.org says ...