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What's the policy for building a theme that doesn't support widgets/menus?

I'm developing a minimalistic theme, and my plan is not to include menus or widgets in it. The Theme Review page on wordpress.org states: Whether implementing required, recommended, or optional ...
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Widgets not showing in my custom theme

I am developing this WordPress custom theme: http://onofri.org/WP_BootStrap and I am trying to insert a widget area under the Partner e Sostenitori section, but can't work. I have performed the ...
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35 views

Themes VS Plugins [duplicate]

If I am customizing a WordPress site, should I do that via a theme or a plugin? By customization I mean: Add new custom post type Add new fields to the Users Add new widgets Add custom permalinks ...
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52 views

Add more widget areas to a theme

what's the best approach to add more widget areas to a theme? currently, my theme has 2 columns that display the widgets, but I'd like to extend it to 4 for example. It currently looks like this: ...
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Using filter in the widget causes fatal error

I'm adding a filter for a WordPress query in a widget. I'm adding as following: function filter_where( $where = '' ) { } add_filter( 'posts_where', 'filter_where' ); $query = new WP_Query( $args ); ...
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44 views

Template from scratch: Sidebars not showing widget

I have an issue wherein i have a plugin (newsletter) which has a widget whereby users can (usually) subscribe to a newsletter and other functionality. But i digress. I have been trying to create ...
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1answer
71 views

Adding WordPress colorpicker in widget settings

I want to add the WordPress default colorpicker in widget settings form. Here's what I'm trying: In my functions.php, I have this: function widgets_scripts( $hook ) { if ( 'widgets.php' != $hook ...
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24 views

Using existing widget code! [closed]

Maybe this was answered many times but I couldn't find my answers so here I go: Am I allowed to use widgets php code from other existing themes and modify it for my needs?
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55 views

Restrict access to specific widget field based on user role

I'm looking for a way to restrict the ability to drag certain widgets to specific widget areas in the widget editor. For example, I would like to restrict the widget field 'ads' to only be available ...
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2answers
33 views

Is it acceptable for a WordPress theme to not accept widgets?

I'm developing my own WordPress theme, and I was going through the Theme Unit Test as described by the Wordpress Codex. Now, at some point, the Codex mentions that I should verify that All widgets ...
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1answer
101 views

Widget Option is Missing

My Widget Option is missing in the Dashboard area. How can i make that appear? I have downloaded this Blank Theme from Chris Coyiers site. sidebar.php <?php /** * @package WordPress * ...
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41 views

Changing the default widgets of new multisite blogs

I run a wordpress multisite.The thing is that I would like new blogs to have widgets and themes that are different from the default one.If you run a multisite installation then you know that ...
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1answer
39 views

How to display a widget on a page with no theme?

I would like only a widget to appear on a page, is this possible? As in if I created a page, I am wondering if I can make a page just display the widgets contents with no headers, sidebars, just ...
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318 views

How to hide custom sidebar on mobile

So I have made some customizations to my wordpress premium theme,but I want to hide those customizations on mobile versions. I've tried to add id of widget inside @media with display:none; but ...
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1answer
245 views

Widgets menu does not appear under “Appearance” in dashboard

I am developing a WordPress theme, but am stuck on widgetizing my theme. I have followed several tutorials but still cannot get it to work. My widgets menu does not appear under Appearance in my ...
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29 views

Are there any official or unofficial guidelines for the styling of a widget?

I've designed a sidebar widget and found that on many themes the widget looks fine. However, certain themes make the widget look out of place (clashing with colors, bad contrast, etc.) Are there any ...
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1answer
309 views

Why are my widgets not saving when being added to a sidebar?

The following is in my function.php file. I see the sidebar in my Appearance > Widgets page but whenever I drag something on over the sidebar and save it just disappears once I leave the admin ...
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102 views

Show most popular posts widget which is unique for each author

There are lots of popular posts plugins and most of them offer widgets as well. but so far, I haven't found one that allows you to filter the popular posts based on the author. I want each author to ...
3
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1answer
285 views

Should I use set_transient or update_option?

I want to store some Twitter API data in WordPress. After every hour, I want to fetch new data from Twitter, and update only if the data is successfully retrieved from API (sometimes the API gives ...
3
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1answer
436 views

Registering Sidebars and Sidebar Widgets. Sidebar Widgets Not Displaying

I am registering sidebars and sidebar widgets. The theme currently supports two sidebars. Primary and Secondary. add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'add_sidebars'), 10, 2); public function ...
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187 views

Displaying a widget in sidebar only when no other widgets rendered?

I am working on a custom theme, basically migrating a current sites look and feel into WordPress. Most of everything is based on Pages, and all of these pages should have a left sidebar. Of those ...
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Widget for Sitewide Editable Content? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add New Footer Widget Area with Limited Options? I have a banner and a footer that I need to be editable, but I'm not sure if a widget is the best way to accomplish ...
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1answer
1k views

disable default widgets in Responsive theme

Theme: Resposive I have added "Widget Context" and has set it to show a widget only on the start side. This works perfectly BUT on all other sides there shows a default widget "Home Widget 1" with a ...
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174 views

Style the archives/category sidebar widget via theme

I would like to change the appearance of the categories and archives widgets in the sidebar such that each category/month alternates the row color. The only way I know how to accomplish this requires ...
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1answer
2k views

Calling widget via function in themes files (hard code)

Finally I finished to write my widget, and now want to call it using function inside themes php files. My widget looks like this: function reg_custom_widget() { ...
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334 views

wordpress pinboard theme [closed]

I would like to add content(just plain text) to the first page of my site and also have the posts displayed on it aswell. I am using pinboard theme. Does anyone know a good way of achieving this ...
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1answer
61 views

Want to be able to sign up subscribers as authors

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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1answer
655 views

register_sidebar ignores 'id' and 'class'

I am using the following to register a widget area: if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Footer Widgets', 'hex'), 'id' => ...
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1answer
397 views

How to generate and display widgets areas dynamically?

I want display different content in sidebar for every category, but as I create new ones I have to create the area for it. How can I have widget areas for every category and also display them on theme ...
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1answer
136 views

Is there a Image Gallery which will load all my posted Images like twitter's image grid?

Many of my wordpress posts have images in them for my personal blog. I have been searching for a good way to display all of the images from all of the posts in a grid layout on a page. Similar to the ...
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1answer
395 views

How to automate setup of theme, pages, widgets, etc for a new site in multi-site?

I have a large MultiSite network, and each page is designed a bit differently. I'm looking to write some custom code to automate the setup of a new blog as much as I can. Things I'm looking to do ...
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2answers
730 views

Current theme broken - after server and domain migration

I'm migrating a Wordpress install and trying to get down the correct process for doing so. I've tried using the method I thought would work, but it didn't. My files and database are in place, but ...
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2answers
2k views

Need to create a Theme demo site that features multiple themes

I would like to create a site like: http://demo2.woothemes.com/?name=sentient for my clients, so that they can see the range of themes I offer. I own many templates from different providers, and ...
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3answers
103 views

Is it a good idea to make whole theme widgetized?

I have mainly seen sites using widgets on sidebars or inside multi-column layout. However, I was wondering what if we could use widgets in every blocks like header, main content block, footer etc. Is ...
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480 views

How can I hard code my sidebar?

I am building a child theme based on Thematic. Rather than use widgets, I would like to hard code my sidebar but I can't figure out how to do this. Any help appreciated! Thanks
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2k views

Changing $before_widget for certain widgets

So I'm working on designing a Wordpress theme with lots of extra widgets. The ones I have added are in separate files, and called in the functions.php I have lots of css on the widgets themselves and ...
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1answer
181 views

No “available widgets” (wordpress 3.2.1 multisite)

I have no widgets available any ideas? I've tried the "Twenty Eleven" Standard Theme and the custom one (Lotus). No widgets are listed, I am looking for the custom_menu widget. In my other ...
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343 views

adding multiple sidebars on pages

I am using twentyten theme and I want there to be two sidebars on my page - one on the left and the second on the right. Can any one tell me how to do that?
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1answer
401 views

Duplicate and change a Theme Widget

Is there a way (a common one) to duplicate and change a theme widget ? I'm asking this because, I have this widget that displays the recent news and if we click, it will display ALL news, but I wish ...
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1answer
176 views

What happened to my Inactive Widgets?

I have purchased the DynamiX theme, and I'm trying to use it for the first time. I was looking at the widgets, and I saw some neat customized (Dynamic maybe?) widgets in the Inactive Widgets section. ...
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2answers
2k views

Moving WordPress.com theme and widget settings to self-hosted site?

Possible Duplicate: Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors? How can I move theme and plugin (widget) settings from a WordPress.com site to a self-hosted ...
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2answers
353 views

Hooking in to replace the Sidebar/Widget areas

The Goal: To replace the sidebar on all sites across my network with content loaded from a plugin, across all themes. I need a way of over-riding the sidebar/main widget area on all sites across my ...
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1answer
1k views

Switching themes without losing widgets?

The other day, I switched from 2010 default them to Semiologic, then back. When back to the 2010, all my appearance/widgets had gone back to the default. Does this often happen? What is the best ...
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2answers
204 views

Modifying the markup in the Tag Cloud widget?

I need to modify the markup of the tag cloud widget. Can someone tell me how to go about doing this without modifying any of the files outside of the theme directory so my changes don't get ...
4
votes
1answer
951 views

How to hide or remove unwanted widgets on Multisite installation?

I am using Multi-site installation. I don't want all the widgets appear under widgets.php on dashboard .So I tried to find a way to remove or hide unnecessary widgets . SO that the new sub-sites ...
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1answer
50 views

In a specific blog, the K2 theme does not have a Text Widget

I have a WPMu installation on a closed network, and one blog is using the K2 theme, but the Text Widget is not offered as an option. When I switch the theme to Default, the Text Widget is offered. ...
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10k views

How do register_sidebar() and get_sidebar() work together?

Disclaimer: I am brand spanking new to WP. I am using the Starkers HTML5 framework theme. In the functions.php I see this code: function starkers_widgets_init() { // Area 1, located at the top ...