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

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Enhance built-in calendar widget to dynamically browse through months

I am using the built-in calendar widget to show posts, the plugin "Future" helps me to show future posts too and so far everything works fine. But when you click on the arrows for the previous or ...
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Wordpress Custom Widget Strange Behaviour

I have developed a Custom widget plugin with a dozen of input fields. Some of those input fields load Fabtastic Color Picker. When I add the widget in any widget area, the color picker loads very ...
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Sidebar Categories Questio

I added five categories through widgets on my primary sidebar. Under each of them, all of my main categories that have posts in them are coming up. However, I only want certain categories to come up ...
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Widget is breaking on filter function

I have created a widget which displays posts based on Display Posts shortcode. All works fine till I have added filter to public function widget() to output titles only (and need to be executed only ...
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“widget” on edit.php which loads/saves data

i am trying to add a "widget" to the edit.php post-filter-table as seen in this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-post-manager/screenshots/ i would love to do this with piklist or ...
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Any reason why widgets/menus get emptied when I updated custom theme code?

Deployed my site over git last nite, and client came back saying some menus in the the footer widgets had disappeared. I looked in the admin, and the widgets were still available but all the items ...
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how to convert Html block to dynamic widget?

<div class="widget-wrapper"> <div class="widget-icon"> <i class="fa fa-facebook"></i> </div> <div class="widget-title"> </div> ...
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Widget Popular Posts

I want add "code 1" inside "code 2", but I don't know how I can do this. CODE 1 (found here): <ul class="popular_posts"> <?php $pc = new ...
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Run function after theme is installed for the first time

I want to run a function to add default widgets for my theme when it's installed for the first time. I tried add_action( 'after_switch_theme', 'add_theme_widgets' ); but it resets the widgets back to ...
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Add classes to individual sidebars

This is my first time posting on here so let me know if I don't follow any rules or best practices. I'm creating several sidebars through our WordPress site and not all of them will be styled the ...
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How to change the widget's instance settings depending on sidebar

I want my widget to have one default option value in sidebar-1 and another in sidebar-2. How can I do it? I know wp saves widget right after drag and drop it into different sidebar in widget admin ...
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How to Activate Ajax autocomplete in the “Right Now widget” in wp-admin?

in wordpress multisite we have "Right Now widget" where you can search for "users" and "sites". the question is how to enable the Ajax autocomplete for this fields? the input code is: <input ...
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Recent Posts Widget to display Custom Post types doesn't display content

I have created a few custom post types on my site (WP 4.0 / TwentyTen Child Theme) and I was hoping to create widgets to display them on the sidebar. The custom post types work well but the widget ...
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Target only widgets within specific sidebar

I am trying to target widgets within a sidebar by targeting the sidebar ID To explain, I am using the - https://wordpress.org/plugins/image-widget/ - plugin and utilising their custom template ...
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How do I add a New-Post widget to my primary sidebar?

I am trying to modify the twentyfourteen theme by simplifying and deleting most of its widgets. I have done this successfully for the toolbar, but one of the widgets I would like to keep is the one ...
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Hooking action once but called twice

class GridModSidebars{ public function init(){ add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'registerSidebars'),20); } public function registerSidebars(){ $args = array( 'name' ...
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Allow end users to change settings of a widget

I currently have a customized widget installed. At this moment, I would like to allow end users, through the use of certain admin menu (other than appearance menu) to change the settings for this ...
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How to add more than one custom widget

I created a new widget using instructions found here and it worked OK. I needed to create another widget. I created it from the default Text Widget, placing the code in functions.php (as I did with ...
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Dynamically creating classes for Widget API

So let's say I want to make new Classes for the Widgets API using some variables that the user can configure. The only way I have figured it out is to use the eval() function. This is due to how ...
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Run widget code before post content

I have a customized widget that allows the user to create a quick post on the front page sidebar. The code processing appears to happen after the post content is rendering, meaning that after i submit ...
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Custom php Widget keeps disappearing from the front end

I've created a widget to show custom testimonials on the sidebar. It checks if the post has a custom field 'customer_review' then prints a it on the sidebar. Thing is, the testimonial keeps ...
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Widget area to full width layout only

I want to add a new widget area that will only display if the layout is full page (no sidebars). There doesn't seem to be a WordPress conditional based on layout. Is there a way to do this?
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Group multiple widgets in one

Is that possible to group some widget into one. I am creating some similar widgets and I want to group them altogether. Like I want to name it "Widget Group" and when I activate "Widget Group" plugin, ...
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“Add post form” inside a custom admin widget?

I have created a custom post type (support ticket) and a custom user role (client). So, I want to create a widget that allows a client to add a new ticket (which contains only 3 custom text fields). ...
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Populating a list of IDs for a widget to use in WordPress

I am trying to create a widget that takes a list of user-given IDs for items and then displays them at random wherever the Widget is placed. So far I have the following set up: User enters an ID in ...
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How to format the Widget Display function contents?

I'm writing my first plugin, and basically I'm wondering how to write the code which goes inside of the widget display function: function widget($args, $instance) {} I'm trying to run a post query, ...
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I'd like to move the Widgets Panel to the bottom of the list in Customizer

I'd prefer to have the 'new' Widgets Section/Panel (that extends to the widget areas) drop down to the bottom of list in Customizer. I've tried: $wp_customize->get_panel('widgets')->priority = ...
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Adding repeatable fields used in Widgets?

How can adding repeatable fields used in Widgets? I want add (Add more country favorites fields) and remove (Example ... France) what I actually Have what I want Any tips?
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Radio buttons in widgets

What I'm trying to do is to create 2 radio boxes in my widget admin panel and save the one that's checked in the widget instance. For that I've set the name and the id of the input like this : ...
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User editable blocks per page

I'm pretty sure this question has been asked a million times but I can't seem to find an answer. Imagine a page template with multiple sidebars. What I want the site admin to be able to do is create ...
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Can you create your own widgets and use them for editable areas of client content?

I'm relatively new to WordPress. As a content management system I chose WordPress so that I could design a website for a friend in a way that would be easy for them to use when I had handed it over. ...
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Server Side Includes not working in text widget

I'm trying to add Server Side Include code to a WordPress text widget, but the content is not being displayed. I've added SSI before on my non-WP site, but for some reason its not working with my WP ...
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Filter “widget_comments_args” won't work

I used "widget_comments_args" for changing comments query for Recent Comments, but it won't work. add_filter( 'widget_comments_args', 'my_function_name' ); function my_function_name( $comment_args ) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...