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

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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 ...
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Organizing the position of widgetized areas in the backend

Is there a way to position the widget areas in the WP admin -> Appearance -> Widgets page? I've arranged my register_sidebars function in the proper order however they seem to be displayed randomly. ...
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Uncaught error when calling .select2() on widget update in WordPress widget.php

Uncaught query function not defined for Select2 s2id_widget-daily_deal_widget-__i__-select_product displays when calling .select2() on widget update in WordPress widget.php ...
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How to add new sidebar widget area to child theme?

I want to create a new sidebar widget area in the header of my child theme. What would be the best way to do this? Here is the code for one of the sidebars in the parent theme: <?php add_action( ...
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Widget page stopped loading

I'm currently having an issue with the widgets page in the backend. however I'm having a heck of a time identifying what's break the page. I've found there are 3 widgets that when removed from the ...
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Limit widget to a specific registered sidebar

I have a widget I want only allowed to be used with the single.php sidebar. When I referenced the codex for register sidebar there isn't a way to limit widgets in the array. I've researched with ...
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widgets_init actions not fired from functions.php's child theme

I need to add new sidebars for using them accordingly on different pages throughout my shop. I use Woocommerce and my own Storefront child theme. This is a snippet of what is in functions.php file ...
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Add HTML wrapper around widget content

I'm using genesis as my framework but i need help to to add some html markup on my register widget. I know by default its add html mark up but I want to add more inside of it how would I do that? ...
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Where are widget configurations stored?

I did search and saw a similar Where (what directory) are the default Wordpress Widget Codes stored? but this is not my question. When I have a lot of widgets configured, say a few dozen RSS feeds ...
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Use custom taxonomy to filter posts dynamically in widget

I am making a travel agency website for a client. I am making a widget that will show related packages (a custom post type) for whichever location page they're on. My results show that the widget ...
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Text Widget creates a <li>

I've got a basic text widget and, outside the standard <div class="textwidget"> wrapper there is a <li id="text-5" class="widget widget_text"> (which I have not added when creating the ...
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Widget without DIV wrapper

Whenever I add a text widget it adds a div around the content I add. E.g. <div class="textwidget"> <my content> </div> which messes up the formatting of some of my content. Is ...
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Display the id list of active widgets of same sidebar?

The condition is i have to check the id of active widgets of one sidebar and hide some widgets based on id of the listed widgets.Any ideas ...
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Add and remove fields in wordpress widget

I am trying to make field adding and removing wordpress widget. I made it in html jquery, but I don´t know, how can I transform it to wordpress widget. Can You help me please? My jquery and html ...
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Use Media Uploader in Widget

I am trying to use the Wordpress Media Uploader inside a Custom Widget. When I use a similar code for a custom meta box inside the post edit screen everything works fine, but on the widget site it ...
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How to use title attributes in sidebar widget?

I have a custom post type "article" & I need to display some custom urls is a widget in the sidebar using php code widget. When I use this code withing the loop it works perfectly: <a ...
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Adding a trinket.io widget to a post

I'm trying to add a trinket.io widget to my blog post in order to do some interactive things but I'm not having any success. If i try to just use the embed code given to me by the trinket.io page: ...
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Add drop down to widget if it is in a certain area

Is there a way to programmatically add a dropdown selector to any widget added to a given widget area? I have a header widget area and I'd like any widget added to it to have a dropdown box with the ...
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How can I move the Woocommerce Sort button to a widget in the Shop Sidebar?

How can I move the Woocommerce Sort button to a widget in the Shop Sidebar? I don't see any options to do this even within plugins, which is confusing to me. It seems a great place to have it - above ...
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Trouble with Dynamic Input on Widget, Unable to get Widget ID

I'm trying to create Widget with dynamic input as the widget options. The Option fields are Feature (text), Price (text), and Picture (Text with upload button). For some reason, I couldn't get the ...
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can require “themefolder/includes/widgets.php” in “themefolder/functions.php” yet widgets.php doesn't run

In order to keep things clean I use functions.php almost solely to require other files. As such part of functions.php looks like this: #include types require("includes/types.php"); #include ...
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Widgets in WP 4.3 disappearing - How to fix?

I definded my widgets as seen in the following code. Since update 4.3 Wordpress did some changes i can not fix. Any ideas what i need to change in order to see the widget in the frontend again? I can ...
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Widgets not displaying since 4.3

I had some basic widgets registered and assigned to sidebars which were working prior to upgrading to WordPress 4.3. class Footer_Contact_Widget extends WP_Widget { public function __construct() ...
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How to replace a widget by editing it in the child theme?

I am fairly new to wordpress. I heard that changing a theme widget in the theme itself is not a good practise. I want to edit a certain widget by copying it into the child theme. The widget in the ...
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Nonce and widget

I've been screening the code of several widget and haven't found any one of them handling nonce. I also took a look at the WP_Widget class and found nothing about it as well. This is from the codex: ...
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Widget - link to page rather than absolute url

When I add a link in a Widget, I get the standard Insert/edit link dialog with a Search field. If I enter the Page in the Search field and then link to this page using the "Or link to existing ...
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Why can't I see “Widgets” in my Apperance menu?

So I am trying to create a widget-area. And after adding some code to the functions.php I noticed that I can not see "Widgets" in my menu. So I figured I had to add "widget support" to my theme so I ...
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display custom post type in widget aera

I am using https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-post-type-ui/ plugin for custom post types. Now I need to display contact information in my footer area, email, phone num , address etc. For this I have ...
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WP_Widget deprecated error in Wordpress V4.3

This error only happened this morning as I updated my wordpress site to version 4.3. Two other sites on the same hosting ( and all using CPanel as an admin portal for the hosting) are not having any ...
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Are dashboard widget settings global?

I followed the example of how to create a create a dashboard widget from WordPress' site to make a widget that reads an RSS feed and displays the items (yeah I know there are plugins that do this but ...
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How to add image uploader to a custom widget?

I'v built a custom widget that will show some sport scores. Scores are added trough custom post. When i open new custom post(scores) i enter their team names, score, scores. Now i want to add an ...
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Redirect to page after a widget form submit

I have a widget form with custom fields like age,pincode etc.The submitted form data will be submitted through a 3rd party API which will output me JSON. Now I want to redirect to a page showing the ...
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Widget Admin - Form Submit Event?

I'm creating a widget, and cannot figure out how to get an event right before the person clicks "save" or presses the enter button on the widget admin panel. What would be the javascript code to get ...
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After wordpress widget save (ajax call) tinymce editor gone, data not saved

I have made tinymce editor for textarea fields in widgets. I'm enquing scripts: wp_enqueue_script('tinymce', home_url() . '/wp-includes/js/tinymce/tinymce.min.js'); wp_enqueue_script('tiny', ...
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Custom post type not being pulled in widget

I am creating a widget that displays data from my post type 'testimonials'. The back end of the widget is working fine and displays a list of testimonials and allows me to select which I want to ...