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

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Custom Widget options in theme

I want to reprogram my first sketch of our theatre club page in wordpress but until now I only have basic knowledge of creating wp pages. As I want the theme to be as customizable as possible I want ...
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How to run PHP code in Text Widget with no plugin in WP 4.4

Before I had the following code in the function.php add_filter('widget_text','execute_php',100); function execute_php($html){ if(strpos($html,"<"."?php")!==false){ ob_start(); ...
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'Pages' widget alternative for custom post types?

I want to make a menu from hierarchical custom post type. There is a default WordPress widget called 'Pages' that give you list of all the pages preserving their hierarchy. Is the a way to use this ...
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How to add a class to Tag cloud widget link?

I am currently trying to add styles to the links in the Tag Cloud Widget which I can see uses wp_tag_cloud() to output the cloud itself. The args in wp_tag_cloud() don't include a classname which is ...
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add_page_menu to make shortcut to widgets

I want to make a menu button that takes me to wp-admin/widgets.php. The above code seems to work only partially. add_action( 'admin_menu', 'register_widgets_menu_button' ); function ...
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How to exclude a widget from page 1 of a paginated post

I want certain widgets to not appear on page 1 of a paginated post but appear on all other pages (page 2,3..so on), and some other widgets to appear on only appear on page 1 and not the rest of the ...
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How to edit widget code to add unique class name to each div?

Code from existing widget: $get_featured_pages = new WP_Query( array( 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'post_type' => array( 'page' ), 'post__in' ...
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how to display a widget only on a page where the custom field is defined?

I have a set of local pages using a template, I want to display a widget only on pages where I have ticked the custom checkbox field.
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Updating Widget options in custom install.php

I am using a custom install.php in /wp-content/ to over-ride some defaults when creating sites in a multi-site install. For the most part, this is easy and working really well. I am having difficulty ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Including Custom Post Type posts in a page template contextually (or should I widget?)

Please see the attached mockup… Each element in the sidebar (e.g., Communications) will probably have to be a Page. I'm aiming for maximum flexibility. I am using Epik (a Genesis child theme). I ...
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Choose sidebars column in widgets.php page

I know that sidebars appear on widgets.php page in order that you register the sidebars. So register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('First', 'mytheme'), .... )); register_sidebar(array( ...
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Can anyone explain this Widget output code?

I'm trying to read and understand a widget from a Wp theme. This widget basically allows the user to display up to 3 featured pages with their corresponding featured images or thumbnails. I ...
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Wysiwyg editor errors

Hi everybody I am having a prob with wordpress when in my themes and browse to widgets and they are not active and won't allow editing. This is a brand new WP install and even if I change my theme its ...
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How to make WordPress customizable for clients

I was wondering how I can make WordPress customizable for clients? Such as, I use classes and ids in my span, paragraph, div, (etc.) elements... so how do I do this customization without having the ...
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Admin Dashboard with Custom Tab for Client

I am trying to create a basic Tour Date widget. When the user clicks on the Tour Date Tab from the admin dashboard I want them to be presented with five fields. Date Venue City, State or Country ...
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I am getting widget deprecated constructor on wordpress? [duplicate]

I am using Widget Context plugins and on my wordpress widget deprecated constructor error are showing : widget_context has a deprecated constructor in ...
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Can't receive $args[ ] to my custom widget

I'm new to WordPress. I created my first ugly widget. It located in wp-content/plugins/my-awesome-widget/widget_init.php (no more files in this folder). And it's working. I created a sidebar and ...
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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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How to change plugin`s template (view) correctly?

I'm new to WordPress. So, I have installed a plugin to display recent posts (that's it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-posts-widget/). This plugin have a widget. And now I want to change ...
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Disable Specific Widgets on Selected Pages of a WordPress Website?

I would like to give a CMS look to some of my pages. I want to customize them by removing the default widgets and adding other widgets as my wish (I will use plugins like My Custom Widget to add ...
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Can I have a widget and sidebars in custom theme?

Wordpress 4.1.1: simular problem to another question: I have a add_action widgets_init call back in which I have a call to register_widget that registers a class and a call to register_sidebar that ...
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HowTo: Add Class to Sidebar Widget List-Items

The newest version of Bootstrap (v3.0) adds a new List Group component which has the following structure: <ul class="list-group"> <li class="list-group-item">Cras justo odio</li> ...
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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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Wordpress plugin(widget) development error logs [duplicate]

I am trying to development a wordpress widget, but for most time it's really hard for me to debug. Are there any way in wordpress plugin development that I can print something in a error_log file?
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Modify recent post sidebar to show post thumbs with out plugins

Hi i'm using undersocres to create a theme. I need to add post thumbnails to the recent post widget, but I'm stuck. I try the code below, but I get a duplicated recent post widget, one without ...
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Simple php in wordpress widget [closed]

I am trying to calculate with simple maths but I cant get the following form make the calculations and output the results. Unfortunately I am a newbie. What's wrong? <?php add_action( ...
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Get draggable widgets on Edit Post page

Is it possible to get the widgets with settings (just as widgets.php page) on the Edit post (like attached image) ? There i can define a custom sidebar in post meta. However how to get the list of ...
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How to refresh Theme Customizer after change color inside wpColorPicker?

I develop my custom widget with setting where I can set up custom color for the widget. I use this code to initialize wpColorPicker instead of default text input in form() method of Widget class: ...
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Moving comments section to left of content (Twenty Thirteen)

So I want to move my comments section to the left of my content in my Twentythirteen child theme. I've located where it's pulled from in the content.php file: <?php if ( comments_open() ...
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Update widget form after drag-and-drop (WP save bug)

I've posted a bug-report about this a few months ago (on WordPress trac (Widget Instance Form Update Bug)) and I thought I'd try writing about it here too. Maybe someone has a better solution to this ...
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How can I add a specific, custom widget to my theme's header.php?

I've created a custom widget that I've named openingTimesWidget which extends the WP_Widgets class and follows the guidelines for creating widgets... What I'd now like to do is not only add this to a ...
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Removing custom widget area WordPress 4.4

I know it is a very simple thing but I just cannot figure it out. I always used to define widget areas and sidebar in source code, however this time I have used the UI option from Appearance > ...
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Using wp_category_checklist in a widget

I'm trying to use wp_category_checklist in a widget to display a list of checkboxes which, when saved, remain ticked. I'm having awful trouble at the moment getting them to save, as as far as I know ...
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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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How to show all post related taxonomies

I created several custom taxonomies for default WP post type. Does anyone knows any widget solution or have any idea for this: How to show (in sidebar) all post related taxonomies? Example: If we go ...
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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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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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Hide certain widgets from specific user roles in admin

I'm looking for a way to hide certain widgets from specific user types in the admin, Appearance > Widgets page? For instance, admins can see all widgets, but authors can only see a select few? I ...
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Rewrite woocommerce categories widget urls

I am attempting to rewrite the list of categories url in woocommerce categories widget printed to the page. Not sure if I am adding this to the correct hook, or where I went wrong. function ...
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Need help with undefined index in widgets [closed]

I receive the following notices in wordpress [14-Dec-2015 02:28:37 UTC] PHP Notice: Undefined index: width in ...
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How to list all custom post types in a custom widget?

I tried the Following (whihc lists custom post types called Static Content): <?php add_action("widgets_init", array('Widget_name', 'register')); class Widget_name { function control(){ ...
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Address automatically generated ids in css [closed]

I am trying to change the background for a the 'recent posts' widget in my Wordpress theme. My problem is that Wordpress generates ids like recent-posts-2 and so on, so how can I address this id in ...
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Setup page on first login on multisite

Is it possible to create a setup page on the first login before they visit their admin page to say change the language of the administrator and change their temporary password? I don't want users to ...
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How can I inject options into an select tag inside the widget form?

I created a widget, that retrieves filenames from the database and am now trying to output the filenames as options in a select tag inside the admin widget menu(the form function in the widget class). ...
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Select multiple categories from CPT to display in LayersWP builder widget

I am currently developing a LayersWP child theme and have registered a portfolio custom builder widget. In this widget I would like users to be able to select the categories that they want shown. For ...
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Problem creating an array instance in a widget in 4.4 update

Before WordPress 4.4 recent update, I was able to create an array instance in a widget from a multiple select menu this way: <?php $cats = get_categories(); ?> <select multiple="multiple" ...
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Filter widget outputs

I've been trying to find a good solution for my problem, but I can't seem to find anything on this topic at all. I've got a custom sidebar, created by using register_sidebar and I've used wordpress's ...
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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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Adding link on title its in description but not in title see screenshots attached

This should be simple fix. I am learning php so am not that good to spot the obvious. Here's the website http://goo.gl/tE4OSO. here's what I want http://imgur.com/qZXPPYu . Here the code I believe ...