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

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Conditionally Load a Script if a Certain Widget is Shown on a Page

I know this question has been asked in the past but the accepted answer is incorrect. is_active_widget returns true if the widget is registered on the site. I.e., it was dragged to the right in ...
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How to add #navbar to all page links?

I have several Wordpress websites with large images at their tops, using 2013 child theme. How to add #navbar anchor to all page links, so that the browser scrolls down a bit, when a user clicks a ...
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Enabled checkbox by default in WordPress widgets

The code works as expected. The issue happens if I set 'show_post_count' => 1 by default. In this case checkbox will be enabled always. How should I update the code to work as expected even if ...
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Creating widget - ask for selecting a post in the admin panel

First of all, sorry for my English, I'll try to make it understandable. I'm new on WordPress; I already have created a few plugins but they didn't needed admin configuration. Now I'd like to make an ...
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Adding Widget form fields dynamically

I am trying to add form field to a WordPress widget dynamically. So if the user want to add another date to an event they can click a button to get more fields. The question is: How do save newly ...
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Add the sidebar/widget editor to the post edit screen?

There are (among others) two common ways of customizing the sidebar on an individual post: Create a new sidebar for the post, using code or plugins like Custom sidebars, WP Custom Sidebar, Per Page ...
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Advanced Custom Field in dashboard

I'm looking for a way to add a dashboard widget that has a ACF text and image field in it. I want a client to be able to quickly update a text field right from the dashboard. Any ideas on how to ...
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Edit recent post widget

Is possible to add featured image from post to widget area too, for only 1st post, if yes please advise Like this site: http://postimg.org/image/etwxba4nz/ I have asked the theme author, he's answer ...
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How to check widget-cpt meta and display its custom css in the head?

When dealing with a widget that is a custom post type, is there a way to detect when that widget is displayed, then check its post meta for any custom css and enqueue it in the head of the site? ...
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Handling dozens of sidebars

We have the job to realize a page with custom sidebars. Sidebars can be created on the fly on post an page edit screens, to add a custom sidebar on each page. The client wants to use this to add ...
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How to conditionally display widgetized areas in theme customizer?

On my client's site there will be quite a few widgetised areas - one for each page created plus global ones. The problem is that they all display in the "widgets" section in theme customizer at the ...
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Use customizer or sidebar for header settings?

I'm converting html into Wordpress theme. In the header I have a tel number and a button. Both are links, but styled differently. Do you think it would be better to make them a sidebar (widget area) ...
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Repeated Output in Widget

I'm encountering an odd issue with a simple custom widget that I made to show contact info in a widget. For some reason when I add a phone number it's repeated multiple times as you can see here: ...
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Remove rss widget title link

I'm looking to remove the link and icon from rss feed widget. Is there a way it can be done? Obviously I don't want to modify the core files. So desired output is: <h3 class="widget-title">RSS ...
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In need of help with a “Notes” section

I am in the process of developing an educational website where each post is a topic of information or a "Module". I would like to give our students the ability to write down quick notes and items to ...
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Ban certain widgets from certain sidebars

I have several sidebars in the theme I'm developing. Some of them are designed to hold only a few widget types. So I'm trying to figure out how to keep other widgets out without using a plugin. After ...
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Change Woocommerce Product Categories Widget 'Title' based on Product Category

I'm looking for a way to change the widget title of Woocommerce Product Categories Widget based on the category I'm viewing. Category 1 -----> Display Title of Widget for Category 1 - Sub ...
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Is there a way to use get_sidebar() when no widgets are activated?

WP version 4.4.2, I have a customized sidebar.php and no widgets activated, which automatically prohibits get_sidebar() function to load contents of sidebar.php. Is there a way to forcefully load ...
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Show Woocommerce minicart widget in checkout page sidebar? And, how to make this update secure by overriding widget?

Before asking question here I want to tell that I have already asked the question in stackoverflow and wordpress forum but have not got any answer. So finally I came here. I have installed the ...
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Display all posts with same title

I'm trying to display in a sidebar php widget, all posts with same post_title in a specific category. I find this code on internet but don't how to use it Thanks for your help. function ...
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How do I stop a widget from displaying on mobile site?

On my main site I have used the search widget in the sidebar. However, the mobile theme I am using (minileven) already has a search box built into its menu bar. This results in a second search box ...
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Refresh the Customizers preview after editing fields

I'm using ACF fields on a few custom widgets. While using the Customizer to edit fields, they will save on change but the preview will not refresh. Calling wp.customize.previewer.refresh() will ...
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Non-static method error when trying to use class in widgets

I'm trying to call a method into a function widget. The $this of the widget is passed to that method, but I get the following error: Strict Standards: Non-static method class_name::method_name() ...
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Check if widget has content

I just need to check, if sidebar has any content My functions.phpcode is below. function aspirationas_extra_widget_1_init() { register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('Extra Widget 1', '...
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Where to add a widget class?

Where do we add our custom widget? I keep on getting internal errors, I tried to add the class in wp_content > plugins, or wp_includes > widgets, but I get an internal error. The class is simple, ...
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Slider widget not displaying the caption for images

Here is my code for the slider.The place for a caption will appear blank above the image. <div class="slide-caption"> <div class="slide-data"> <a href="<?php // ...
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How to add a dynamic image as a widget in dashboard

I'm trying to add an image as a widget on the dashboard screen like this: This is an ads image, which will be seen only by users with read role and that too will be changed every month. Already I ...
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Embedded Videos (PB) - Not Available

I am using this link to create a wordpress website VIDEO At minute 53 the guy is using "Embedded Videos (PB)" widget in order to embedd a youtube video. (By the way he is using Page Builder). Problem ...
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Check if the current shortcode is being used in a widget

How can I check if the current shortcode is being used in a widget? I need to disable some shortcode options that are not allowed in a widget. Someone know how?
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Add a custom function to widget code

Hopefully, this is an easy question - I'm just a bit confused. I've got a custom widget with the usual structure: class My_Widget extends WP_Widget { function My_Widget() { // widget actual ...
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Widget Text - how to get the content with the_widget function?

I added some text with a title called 'Follow Me' in my WP text widget and I want to get this text by using WP code, so I following this guide: the_widget( 'WP_Widget_Text' ); But nothing is being ...
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Keeping shortcode-generated widget and theme element in one line [closed]

I set up a playground site PlaygroundSite and I am trying to put Polylang language changer widget in the same line as linked-in icon. Because ascent theme does not contain a widget/sidebar area there,...
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Customizing Default Categories Widget

I am trying to hack the default categories widget from wordpress. I have the categories displaying the way I want but I am having trouble editing the output. The widget shows the number of posts in ...
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Widget to embed youtube video

I am new to WordPress development. Currently I am trying to make an widget to embed video from youtube. My plan is an admin or an author will just give the video id and the video will be in widget ...
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retrieve custom post image through widget

My custom post has featured image. I need to retrieve it through widget. I am using get_the_post_thumbnail. But it is not working. Except this the rest of the widget is working fine. Here is the ...
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Widget form is not saving value that retrieved based on taxonomy terms

Custom Post Type: employee Taxonomy: department Here is the code:for widget form function form( $instance ) { // Output admin widget options form if ( post_type_exists( 'employee' ) )...
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Add visual editor style only on widgets.php page

I'm attempting to add a visual editor style with the function add_editor_style('visual-editor.css');, but only on the widgets admin' page, and not on post editor screens. I'm using a visual editor ...
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Check over a small apply button widget I have made for WP Job Manager

I have made a small widget that displays the apply button in the page sidebar. I am still quite new to WordPress widget development and am wondering if somebody would be kind enough to have a look ...
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taxonomy terms are not retrieving

My custom post is "employee" Its taxonomy is "department" I made a widget for showing taxonomy terms. but it is not working. What did I miss? class Employee extends WP_Widget { function ...
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How to add first and last CSS class for Woocommerce layered nav widgets

I need to add first and last ccs class for woocommerce_layered_nav widgets. // Add "first" and "last" CSS classes to woocommerce_layered_nav widgets function widget_layered_nav_first_last_classes( $...
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How to get post category list as select in front-end?

I use widget plugin Getting the random post & URL via ajax. I want to add function, that allows users on frontend choose category, and than display random posts from this category. function ...
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Widgets not working in Customizr but working in Appearance

I'm having some trouble with my widgets. I've registered widget areas correctly; as the widgets are showing up in the "Appearance" menu. However widgets aren't showing up in the Customizr section of ...
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How to display custom message for (Genesis) featured posts if no posts

I'm using the Genesis Framework, and the custom post types featured post widget (code below). I need to display a custom error message for a particular post type if there are no post present for that ...
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iris color picker in widget - click event doesn't fire when initially when widget is first created

I added the wordpress(iris) color picker to a widget, and the color picker is not clickable when the widget is first created. My guess is that it's where/how the javascript file is being enqueued, but ...
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How to position custom dashboard widgets on side column

My Question: Is it possible to add custom dashboard widgets in the right hand column instead of only on the left hands side? I use wp_add_dashboard_plugin( $widget_id, $widget_name, $callback, $...
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Multiple rows of footer widget areas

I have a function on my functions.php that adds a bootstrap col class to the footer sidebars depending on the number of active sidebars. What I intend to achieve with this is having footer widgets ...
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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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How can I whitelist only specific shortcodes for processing in text widgets?

I know that I can use the following filters to enable processing of shortcodes in Text Widgets: add_filter( 'widget_text', 'shortcode_unautop'); add_filter( 'widget_text', 'do_shortcode'); How can ...
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How to hide default sidebar widgets?

I'd like to hide/not display all default widgets(Search, Recent Posts, Recent Comments, Archive, Categories and Meta) which are inserted into custom sidebar when the theme is installed. (Removing them ...
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Input in plugin widget does not allow spaces

I'm developing a plugin for a client which allows keeping records of reservations to their hotel, and it has a widget which allows clients to make reservations. However, for some reason one of the ...