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

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Target logic based on Widget / Sidebar Name

I have a theme that uses registers a sidebar called 'homepage-middle-widget' and it's child widgets are pulling images in undesired sizes. Is it possible to target a widget and / or it's parent in ...
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Hide first blog post in content and output it in widget

I am working on a theme and want to hide the first blog post and instead output it at a custom widget position. For that I created a variable in the functions.php called $postCounter. I accessed ...
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How to add css classes to widgets?

I need to add a class to the WordPress search widget. How would I go about doing so? I'm calling it from the admin side, as in dragging and dropping it into the sidebar at the widgets page of the ...
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Dynamically add content to an existing widget area

I have an existing widget area / sidebar. Rather than adding content to it via Appearance ? Widgets in the Dashboard, I want to inject content into the widget area from functions.php. Is there hook ...
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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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modifying title (in dashboard) for different widget instances

When I insert multiple instances of widget in a particular sidebar, they all appear by default collapsed and with the same title. E.g.: In this case, the user can upload a different pic to each ...
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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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Can't Write Custom Widget Code In One ECHO

I am creating a WordPress custom widget and I created the below one that is working fine when I add it in function.php. <?php /* ...
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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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How to retrive widget title/data

I'm using this code to display widgets of certain sidebar: $sidebar_id = 'sidebar1'; $sidebars_widgets = wp_get_sidebars_widgets(); $widget_ids = $sidebars_widgets[$sidebar_id]; foreach( ...
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Widget Logic code for different PMP membership levels

I'm using both Paid Memberships Pro and Widget Logic plugins. In PMP, I set up 2 membership levels - one free ( id# = 3) , one paid (id# = 1) With Widget Logic, I'd like to have the custom sidebar ...
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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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php- What can be the best alternative to eval()?

I am using WordPress and for some reasons I need to execute php in my WordPress text widgets. I googled and found this code to add in functions.php file: add_filter('widget_text', 'php_text', 99); ...
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Widget area inside a widget

I tried putting dynamic_sidebar('widget-id') inside a custom widget I created and it worked. The only thing I can't figure out is how I can do this through a loop. Is there a way that when the widget ...
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How do I make the title of the following widget editable?

I have the following widget which displays basic info for a game: class Game_Info_Widget extends WP_Widget { /** * Register widget with WordPress. */ public function __construct() ...
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Register Script in Plugin Widget

I need to load a separate js file into a widget and just can't get it to work. So far I have if ( is_active_widget( false, false, $this->id_base, true ) ) { function tab_widget_scripts() { ...
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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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WP_Widget instance value to wp_head

I have some problem with dynamic variable on widgets. class instaslidewidget extends WP_Widget { public function __construct() { parent::__construct( "text_widget", ...
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Custom Tag Cloud widget missing tags

I was trying to create a custom tag cloud widget that will look like this: Also, when I tried including some new tags in my post then it's showing something like this (just one tag): This is my ...
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Echo title with permalink

I was creating a wordpress sidebar widget that will display recent posts. For, this i've created a custom widget(popular_posts_widget.php) and included in my theme functions.php. I was trying to ...
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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 translate Widget Description in constructor?

I'm building a localized widget and the translation works everywhere but in the language string in the constructor. I have read that the whole plugin initialisation has to be bound to the init ...
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Wordpress: How to embed a widget on a separate website?

A client requested that we make a copy of their WordPress widgets onto a separate, non-WP site. Is there an easy way to "plug in" the widget? I imagine I would have to somehow source to something ...
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Tags Instead of Category

UPDATE: I have this widget that allows me to CHOOSE and SHOW the latest posts from a specific category in the sidebar. Here's the code; add_action( 'widgets_init', 'tie_categort_posts_widget' ); ...
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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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Wordpress Javascript Widget jQuery Dependency Issue

I am using a local clean install of WP 4.0 en_GB with no plugins. I have been provided with some information to implement a JS widget into my website. <div id="login"></div> <script ...
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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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Modifying the default search widget

I'm creating a plugin widget that does a different search from the normal default search widget. I copied the code from the default widget: class new_search extends WP_Widget { ...
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How to enable “shift-click to edit this widget” functionality on a custom widget?

I have created several custom widgets, modeled from the default widgets' code. The widgets all work fine, and I've been using them in production for awhile. I've been working with the new Customizer ...
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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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Help with custom widget

I've tried methods of creating a custom widget and have had no luck. I am looking to 'widgetize" a template and allow an end-user to only update text in the widgetized areas. It seems like this is ...
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Do I have to widgetize my pages?

I have a three pages. On front page I want to show some custom test about page1,link to page1, custom text about page2, link to page2, custom text about page3, link to page3. And then I want a ...
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Displaying details of a post in a sidebar

I am developing a wordpress theme but m still new into and was learning. Basically, its a theme for resource website which provides web templates. In my theme i've created a details section in sidebar ...
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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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Static image for embedded YouTube video instead of blank player?

Thanks to this answer I have embedded a YouTube video in a Text Widget using [video src="http://youtu.be/JQ_2De2cnzI&rel=0&showinfo=0"] However it displays as this blank player when the ...
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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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How do I embed in a text widget?

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a Text Widget and Wordpress 4.0 is stripping out the embed when rendering. For example, if I put this in the body of the widget: Before ...
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How to update widget from widget() function?

I'm trying to create a simple linkroll widget for displaying recent https://pinboard.in links via their API. To maximize loading speed, I want to cache the linklist in a widget field, as well as the ...
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display specific widget to a page

im trying to display a specific widget i need for the header current im using a code to display all widgets but my problem is that if I add additional widgets it will destroy my site. ...
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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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Show value based on dropdown [duplicate]

I am trying to create a short code with a form I have the form displaying ok but I need to be able to pull the price information from sql table as well and show it in a label. How can i do that using ...
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Widget not working with Data [duplicate]

I have tried the following code given to me by another question here but for some reason in my widget its just dispalying the word liters in the drop down its not puliing data when i look at the code ...
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How to get post ID of the current page/post inside a widget?

I'm trying hard to get the post ID of the current post/page inside a widget class but doesn't work, I know there's get_the_ID() and some other options but not a single works inside a widget. Here's my ...
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How can I retrieve data within my widget

I have a Widget which I am creating but my quesiton is how do I access my custom table which I created via my plugin. I am attempting to fill the dropdown from the table called tfp which contains the ...
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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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How do I include the sidebar (with Widgets) in a custom theme?

I have created a custom WordPress theme and need to be able to include the sidebar with widgets. I have the sidebar.php file, functions code and three widgets waiting to see the light of day. But ...
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Ask user permission when activating a plugin

Is there a specific Wordpress API way to ask the user's permission for something when activating a plugin? Due to the Wordpress plugin directory policy I have to ask the users consent for the ...