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

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Theme Customizer - Choose where widget area appears, to let users organise widgets

I am creating a Theme, and I have a problem with Widgets and Widget Areas. I am using the Theme Customizer to let the user edit the content, colors, etc. I know how to create a widget area. I need to ...
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How do I pass the id of my widget to javascript in the form function?

I would like to add a Quilljs editor to the admin area of my widget, but I am having trouble passing $this->id to javascript. I am using the foo_example widget code, and I've appended the ...
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How can I use wp_widget_rss_output to show my site's feed in the dashboard?

I have a dashboard widget working and I'm trying to use wp_widget_rss_output to display the site's rss feed in that area. The problem is that the only thing showing up is an error. ...
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Insert widgets into loop/custom query at every nth position

The basic challenge: I have a 'normal' custom query, e.g. of news posts from a certain category and want to add in several elements (CTAs, generally speaking) at every nth position, while the loop of ...
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Cloudfare Rocketloader ignore help

in cloudfare i enabled rocket loader and its super charged my site however few widgets etc has become a problem. my footer widgets have turned white here is the code i got <footer id="footer" ...
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Script in sidebar blocks other widget's load

in my Sidebar, before the widget generated from Wordpress, I have this PHP script that fetches the latest threads from my vBulletin 4 Forum: <div class="box newtopics"> ...
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Make a widget to my footer

I am using a theme and the developer doesnt want to help me make a widget on the templates/footer.php The curently code at this php file is <div class="bw-footer <?php echo isset( $class ) ? ...
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Are WordPress widgets cached?

I'm not sure if it is true but seems that the content of the widgets is cached. I initially thought there was a problem with my code (I need to hide/show a section in a custom widget according to a ...
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Widget edit and add in any page

So I have this site and on the bottom of the site you can see the map and search. I have 2 problems with that: The search if offset not in line with the other elements. I want/need it to be full ...
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How do I insert an amazon search widget into posts or pages?

How do I insert an Amazon Search Widget into posts or pages? The source code is: <SCRIPT charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript" ...
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Create a setting at backend,to print only selected categries at front-end

I am making a plugins widget .In back-end when i am clicking on the selected categories that categories only shows in frontend. I just making code checked categories but after that what to do,i don't ...
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Default widget for custom theme [duplicate]

I'm Currently developing some themes, in this theme, I need to make default widget, so when user activate my theme, the widget is automatically activated in the sidebar. I know I just can place the ...
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widget: input the px value from user and use it as inline style in widget function

I am trying to dynamically add margin-bottom property to my widget. For example, I am inputting the value "50px" from my widget and want to use this value to adjust margin-bottom property for the ...
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wp_get_attachment_image() not displaying post images even though wp_get_attachment_url() echo correct urls

I am trying to make a widget which takes post id as input from user and displays images of the specified post in sidebar. wp_get_attachment_url() gets me the url but in the next line ...
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How to get variable IDs from OOP in jQuery?

I created image widget and tried to use $variable ($this->get_field_id('widget_image') in jQuery. Unfortunately, I cannot get it in jQuery. It shows Uncaught ReferenceError: object_name is not ...
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Wordpress Widget: How to pass $this->get_field_id() to javascript

I would like to pass $this->get_field_id() from widget to jquery. How can I do? Now, I tried to do like this with no luck. var Id = $('.media').attr('id'); console.log(Id); Result: ...
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How to remove Help tab and the Widget empty border

I only need to know using code in my functions.php, how to remove the Help tab and the Widget border when it's empty. I found answers here but the date is old and things are changed so, i want an ...
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widget titles are hidden when logged out

At some stage of my development i recognized that the titles of the widgets disappear when user logged out of my site. Any Ideas how to debug this error? Might be is_user_logged_in at some point ...
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WordPress Custom Widget Media Upload

OK I am not a programmer and after reading lots of tutorials I have managed to make one custom widget that just works with texts. Now in this code of mine I want to make a media uploader. Can anybody ...
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How to display widgets inside a page content without a plugin?

I want to build a homepage where I can show posts gathered from different categories and having the ability to choose such categories from the admin. I was thinking to use widgets for this. Is the ...
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A/B test options at the widget level [closed]

I am looking for a method to show 1 of 3 different widgets on my site's homepage. I could do this with javascript, but this would increase page weight and I would rather do it at time of render ...
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Error extending widget class defined in another plugin

I am trying to extend a widget class from another (widget) class in a 3rd party plugin - so hierarchy like this: 3rd_Party_Widget extends WP_Widget (in 3rd party plugin) My_Widget extends ...
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Having different sidebar content for MANY pages?

I am continuing on from a topic I already posted but with a different angle. Please bare with me as I try to provide as much information as possible. I am looking to add a simple text area called ...
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How do I keep WP content in sync with an external spreadsheet or document?

I've been thinking about this and googling solutions for a couple days and haven't made much progress, so I figured I'd get some suggestions. I have an intranet site built in Wordpress that has a ...
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When you register a sidebar in Wordpress, is it possible to choose in what order it appears in the admin

I've registered some new sidebars. They are appearing on appearance->widgets screen. However, they appear in two columns and the order is arbituary. Is there a way to config the order and columns in ...
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Create new sidebars trough admin post/page metabox

I have this bit to register sidebars dynamically: function my_custom_sidebars() { $sidebars = get_option('my_theme_sidebars'); // get all the sidebars names if ( ! empty($sidebars) ) { // add a ...
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How to change text of a widget depend on condition?

I have text widget with default ads on it ( google ads for example ). Sometime, depend on condition like location, time, I need to change the default ads from code, just temporary only. Is there ...
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Shortcode not working in widget

I created the following shortcode: function newsletter_signup_shortcode( $atts ) { $post_type = get_post_type(); // Attributes extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'location' => ...
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How to add a toggle on the left side of my page?

How to add a toggle on the left side of my page and the content on the right side of my wordpress page. The toggle should behave like a menu on the left side(the arrangement)and each heading would ...
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widgets have disappeared from sidebars

I disabled a few plugins (widget logic, tinymce advanced, black studio TINYMCE, remnove widget titles ). I also swapped themes. When I everything backthe widgets I had created have disappeared from ...
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Slider from different widgets

I need some advice. I have added the possibility to pages to have categories with a plugin. I have created a widget for a client that lets a user select a category from a page and select a subpage ...
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Widget Admin page and Javascript enqueuing

I am authoring a WP Widget plugin, and am having problems enqueuing javascript onto the Widget Admin page. The Javascript works when the page is first loaded or refreshed, but when you click "Save" on ...
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Can you target a widget_class in a register_sidebar?

Using Bootstrap 3 to create a WordPress theme I am using register_sidebar() for the sidebar: if ( function_exists( 'register_sidebar' ) ) { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( ...
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Order of sidebars in Appearance > Widgets

How do you change the order that the sidebars appear in the Appearance > Widgets page? I have code like: register_sidebar(array( 'name' => 'Home 1', ... register_sidebar(array( 'name' ...
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How not to display an instance of a widget dynamically?

How to change the CSS style for an instance of a multi instance widget dynamically depending on the result of an SQL query? When the query returns nothing at all, I would like that the instance of the ...
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I've set up an extra field for all the available widgets. How do I show it's value in the front-end?

Thanks to another great post here I managed to set up an extra field (called "subtitle") for all WP Widgets. Now I am trying to make all WP widgets display the value of this extra field (naturally, ...
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Does current page contain widget or sidebar

Is there a way to detect whether a specific page contains a widget or sidebar. I am aware of is_active_sidebar() & is_active_widget() which return true or sidebar containing the widget, but this ...
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Menus Removed from Custom Widget Area

I’m hoping someone out there can help me out with this issue I’ve been scratching my head about for some time now. At my place of employment we have a WordPress site on our intranet, running a child ...
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Stop responsive widgets realigning on website

I've been trawling the net but can't find a lot. Essentially my website is using the customizr theme with site origin page building blocks to create it what it is. I'm trying to stop the widgets (2 to ...
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Is it possible to remove <ul><li> from default category widget?

I´m having some difficulty override to default category widgets in my wordpress theme. I created the theme from scratch. I want to remove the <ul><li></li></ul> from ...
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how to prevent google from indexing the calendar widget results?

I added WordPress calendar widget to my website. after that when i search google for my website i see the results pages indexing my calendar instead of the posts. for example this would be my google ...
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Add and remove fields

I'am trying make a wordpress widget. It should add an remove field on click, but it doesn't work. Another field will not displays on page. Can you help me please? (sorry for my english, I am not very ...
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Is there any tab widget plugin supporting third party widgets? [closed]

I am searching such a tab widget supporting third party widgets, such as YARPP, TOC+, Ultimate Tag Cloud. The following two popular tab widgets doesn't meet my requirements. WP Tab Widget: only ...
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Load widget only on blog posts

I am attempting to ensure a widget is only loaded on blog post pages. I tried using $post_type = get_post_type( $post_id ); inside the widget function of my widget class. However, upon loading pages ...
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Add the title of a widget as an ID - for anchor links

I'm currently building a WordPress theme where my page consists of widgets. One widget is a part of the page. I'd like to be able to use anchor links with them, and to do this, I would like to output ...
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Add footer widgets

My website is running on WordPress theme which does not have options to add footer widgets. How can I add it using other ways?
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How do I move a widget in the header?

I am using the Divi theme with the Divi booster plugin. The plugin give me the ability to add a widget into the header below the main menu. I would like to move the widget to above the main menu. Here ...
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Wordpress custom widget into sidebar not showing

I'm trying to add my custom fb_widget to the sidebar. The default widgets can be added. Below is the code for the widget: /** * Adds FB_Widget widget. */ class FB_Widget extends WP_Widget { ...
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Updated widget options in old_instance

I need to compare the old instance of a name parameter with one the user inputs. If it's different, then I do some other magic. However, the if condition never returns false, despite inputting a ...
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How to display most popular posts from certain category in sidebar?

Assume I have a menu based on categories (jazz, rock, classic). I would like to display most popular posts (in sidebar widget) depending on which page I am (on jazz page I would like to have most ...