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

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Working widget does not show up in appearance->widgets

I try to add a custom widget for use outside of a normal sidebar. For that I have created class myfirst which extends WP_Widget and with appropriate function overrides. namespace widget; class ...
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How can I embed a .php file inside of a widget?

I have a currency exchange that I'm trying to put in the sidebar of my Wordpress site. The currency exchange is a simple php file that I'm trying to 'embed' as a widget. I created a simple plugin, ...
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Default Wordpress widgets always appear

I added only 3 Widgets to my sidebar, however when I set their visibility to hidden in post pages they disappear but ALL the default widgets appear. I want to remove the default widgets from appearing ...
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Remove default WordPress widgets

Hey guys here is the problem I have added 2 sidebars to my blog, however when I change their visibility to only appear on front page and when I click on a specific post ALL of the default widgets ...
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Enqueue script in Widget

I am trying to use wp_enqueue_script inside function widget of the Widget class. But it seems like when I print html it doesn't handle the javascript functions which I enqueue before. This enqueue ...
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Widget form method does not work properly

I need your help. I have this code <?php class Messenger extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { $widget_ops = array('name' => 'Messenger', 'description' ...
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How can I hide the dashboard widgets using install.php

I have created my own install.php file in the wp-content folder and I am using it as a drop in to customise my install of Wordpress. Currently I am using the following to hide (NOT) remove the ...
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Show sidebar from custom meta value

I want to show sidebar from meta value.Basically I am using wp-page-widget.Now I want to show the active widget.Since I am working on one page template so general procedure will not work. Upon ...
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Paginate recent posts widget

I've created a clone of the core Recent Posts widget as suggested here Code for Recent Posts Widget, but how would I go about adding pagination to that widget? I intend on using auto-pagination for ...
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Customise search form in the Widget

I would like to customise the Search Form that you drag and drop from the widgets panel. The customisation will be more than just css changes. I would like to add and custom classes. Is this ...
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why ’ quote double quote in database wordpress

i'm trying backup and restore database using php code. but i don't know why quote double quote show in database wordpress, something like ’, and destroy my wiget_text. So how can i fix that.? help ...
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Widget Select Options not saving

I have a widget where there is a select dropdown, with a list of all the pages on the site. I am trying to get my code correct so that when a user chooses a page, after clicking Save in the widget, ...
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Add space to the end on a widget

I have a widget that when stacked with another the out put from my widget to the next sit on top of each other. I tried echo <br> but that gives me a fatal error. Is there any other code to add ...
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How to show a widget for logged-in users only?

have a widget that I want to hide from visitors to the site. I know I need to use this code; if ( is_user_logged_in() ) { echo ''; } else { echo ''; } How do I use this in a widget? What ...
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Add sidebar in inner pages

I am new to wordpress coding. I want to add a sidebar to pages other than the home page, both pages are my custom templates. I want to list in admin so that admin can edit the content of sidebar. ...
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Shortcode in Text Widget not working

Not sure why this is not working. I get no errors, but just shows nothing at all in the text widget. The shortcode works on pages and posts. WordPress version 3.9.1 add_filter('widget_text', ...
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Can't output the number 0 in widget

I have an input box where a user can input a number and then that number will be outputted into an html page. It all works fine except when you enter in the number 0 it doesn't output anything but it ...
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Wordpress - registering sidebar and adding a button directly after .textwidget

I have registered a new widget area, code as below and want to add a button after the .textwidget, however cannot seem to do it properly. Adding it after the </li> results in the button not ...
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How to give dynamic url path in widget?

I have a widget and give link to some text within it like href="http://www.netattingo.com/dev/imc/" as it is static path in widget but when I try to to use "site_url" or "bloginfo". It does not work. ...
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Widget Areas Still Appearing in WP ADMIN When They Shouldn't

I had a bunch of "Widget Areas" registered for my theme. I removed a few and added a few. The ones which I removed, I deleted the code which is hooked on widgets_init for registering the sidebars. I ...
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Widget dropdown always displays first option

I have a custom widget that I have made but whenever I change the dropdown value it always reverts to the first option when I save the widget. How can I have it display whatever option the user ...
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Dynamic css for a widget plugin

I have a plugin that creates a widget to show latest posts and I would like to add a dynamic css file to style the post title without using inline styles. So for example i have public function ...
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Wanted to collapse all the widgets in sidebar by default via jQuery

I already applied jQuery on footer to Slide them up but i noticed that when the page is completely loaded the widget slides up properly but dont know how this again slides down automatically. I m not ...
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Wordpress Footer Widget Processing

I made a sidebar in wordpress and have widgets in it, I want to process them one by one so that I can set their locations in theme according to me. Example: If I have a 3 widget in my footer ...
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Dynamic Width of Widgets

Ok, I'm using the following code for up to 6 widgets in a sidebar function s57d_sidebar1_params($params) { $sidebar_id = $params[0]['id']; if ( $sidebar_id == 'sidebar-1' ) { $total_widgets = ...
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Prevent submission of widget form

How can I prevent submission of a widget form? The following doesn't work for me. And preventing submit won't work because Wordpress uses Ajax for those forms. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { ...
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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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Display custom menu on specific post/page

I have a real problem with Wordpress. My need is this: I have three main pages that every one must display a list of sub-pages (custom menu) and a list of events related to that specific page. Both ...
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Hide widget on page

How can I hide a widget from a certain page (one page). After spending an hour, all I can find is with the plugins. The problem is, that I know with them how to do it, but one widget (ad widget) is ...
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Infinite scroll on sidebar widget

I am trying to add an infinite scroll functionality to a website i am building, but i want to add it to a sidebar widget. I have a widget that shows a list of recent posts, and i would like to add an ...
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How to filter the widgets like calendar and archives based on category in WordPress

Thanks for the reply now the news page and blog page of my website has sidebars to specific to those, but now the new problem raised on the widgets side. Specifically Calendar and Archive widget are ...
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Jetpack infinite scroll on widget

I would like to add the jetpack infinite scroll (other options would be good as well), to a sidebar widget that shows "additional posts". So instead of paginating (ajax) the whole page, i only want to ...
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Changes in widget customizer not triggering 'save and publish'

I'm making some of our widgets customiser friendly, so they work on the customise page and support widget previews. Usually when you update a widget the save button becomes usable and changes to 'save ...
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How to include WP_Widget from another file in main plugin file?

I tried to use the code bellow in my main file: define( 'MYPLUGINNAME_PATH', plugin_dir_path(__FILE__) ); include MYPLUGINNAME_PATH . 'class/class-widget.php'; Then I have a file ...
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adding image in the header of my dev widget

i want to add an image to the header of my widget in a div tag like so: <div class="header" align="center"> <a href="http://www.link.com"><img name="Header" ...
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Custom widget not appearing on front end

I have the following widget location defined in my theme's functions.php: register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Opening Hours', 'transparent' ), 'id' => 'sidebar-hours', ...
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Using AJAX in WordPress Widget

The past few days I've been Googling and searching for answers to no avail. I'm building out a "Featured Content" widget where the user can easily (via ajax/jquery) search for posts. Is it possible ...
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Custom Meta Boxes repeatable field show on single.php

I have some code that adds a Metabox, with repeatable fields to the edit screen of the WordPress backend. It looks like this: The code, I have in the functions.php, looks like this: function ...
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Custom CSS for a particular text/html widget in Wordpress

I have a couple of text widgets on my Home Sidebar. There is one text widget in particular that I want it to implement custom CSS written in my child theme rather than the default styling provided by ...
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$before/after_widget/title not displaying anything

I have built a custom widget with this code: class rfw_dock extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct('rfw_dock', __('TITLE'), array( 'description' => __( ...
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Dynamically display font icons in widget

All, have a movie review site that I assign a score to. Currently I'm using a widget which works fine...but I changed all of my scores to a 5 star rating system (3.5/5, 5/5, etc.) so the widget that ...
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Change HTML structure for custom menu in sidebar

I've been digging for documentation on how to change HTML output for the "Custom menu" which you place in optional widget. So its clear what I meen I have attached an image of the widget block here: ...
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widget exclude post by custom field

I have a widget that gets posts from different post_type's. I want to exclude some posts that have a custom field value e.g. I save a form where a checkbox adds a value of 0 or 1 depending if ticked. ...
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Confused about customising widgets

I am fairly new to wordpress but im having trouble working out how to customise the widgets. I have customised the search widget like so (in the functions.php file) function widget_search() { ...
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Remove image height/width attributes from Image Widget

The Image Widget includes width and height on the images which I've unsuccessfully have been trying to filter out so I can have fluid width. I've tried the following, which seems to be the most ...
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Wordpress API to get galleries?

Is there a way to get with wordress API the created galleries? The main idea would be to create galleries as normal wordpress pages or posts on and use those images in a wordpress widget.
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Widgets not displaying in theme customizer

I am developing a new theme and I am using several sidebars in this theme. All works fine, but the widgets are not showing up in the theme customizer section. All widgets are working fine under ...
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looping widgets to organize bootstrap grids

Using twitter bootsrap I want to grid my widgets if in the same position more widgets are present what I mean: having a registered widget register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('Footer Top', ...
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List sibling pages widget, exclude current page

I successfully created a widget that displays sibling pages to the current page I'm on in the sidebar. Only thing is, I'm not capable of excluding the current page - can someone please assist here? ...
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Question about file path for include/require methods

So I am currently rather new to Wordpress development and I had a question about the file path for the include() and require() methods. I have a php script within my Wordpress installation that I ...