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

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How to hide widget from certain category

I need some way to hide theme built in widget from one category.So when the post is from category X on that post hide that widget. I would use plugin for it, but since it's not drag and drop widget I ...
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customize footer widgets area

I have a custom footer widgets area which is displaying a maximum of 4 widgets horizontally in one row. If I add more than 4 widgets then the layout breaks because is trying to display it in the same ...
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Widget area does not show any contents for specific users in admin interface. How to go about debugging?

I use a custom theme on a WP-Multisite instance which also uses WPML plugin. I am pretty technical and I can read PHP code but I do not have any WP experience. The theme has three custom widget ...
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How to limit characters in Academica featured posts widget?

I'm currently using the featured posts sidebar widget in the Academica wordpress theme. I'd like to know if there's a way to limit the number of characters displayed in the excerpt without resorting ...
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How to use in_category?

There's this "Recent Posts" widget, that should output only posts in category 'News' (ID 26) So I tried this: <?php $t =& peTheme(); ?> <?php $content =& $t->content; ?> ...
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Widget to calculate time from a certain date

I'm trying to create a widget that will display the amount of time passed since a specific date, however I get this message: "function WP_Widget::widget() must be over-ridden in a sub-class." This is ...
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Problems after transfering WP

After transfering my Wordpress to a new domain I can't add new things like images to post or even "text field" to widget area. I see only white blank page after that actions. Everything else looks ...
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How to get class from widget area

So... I registered my widget areas with this code: register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Posts Widget Area', 'ikos' ), 'id' => 'primary-widget-area', 'class' => ...
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How to dynamically select particular WordPress Category?

I build my simple wordpress magazine and I have multiple categories, like cover, volume 1, volume 2, etc. In the index / homepage, I want to display table of content for each volume (based on ...
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Conditional before_widget and after_widget

Is it possible to use a custom before_widget and/or after_widget value for certain widgets? For example, I'd like to add a opening <div> tag before the first and closing </div> tag after ...
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How to add sort category using post views in wp_list_catgory?

I am using widget-reloaded plugin and i have a function which count post views. <?php // function to display number of posts. function tie_views( $postID = '' ){ if( !tie_get_option( ...
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What is the use case for the “Class” parameter in register_sidebar?

I registered a new sidebar and filled in the class parameter (see code), I then dropped in an Archive widget and went hunting for my "testing" class. Not there. So what is the class parameter used ...
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Avoid replacing single quotes

In my WordPress widget I include a PHP file which hase the following content: <div id="<?php echo $args['widget_id']; ?>" data-style='{"width":"35px"}'> </div> However, WordPress ...
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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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Custom taxonomy widget in admin area

I have a custom taxonomy set up on a custom post type and the box it uses is the same as categories, except I wanted to make it easily searchable using a filter script and then also allow the user to ...
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My custom widget won't stay in the widget area after I refresh the widget page

As the title says, i've been developing a simple image rollover widget, now that I'm almost done, the widget won't stay in the sidebar areas after I drag and drop it in and refersh the page, any idea ...
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My widget won't update its values when save is clicked

So this is my first attempt a creating a widget that has a functionality of creating a simple image rollover effect (if anyone wants it when it's done, leave me a message). Now I downloaded a sample ...
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function WP_Widget::widget() must be over-ridden in a sub-class. when create new Widget

Show: function WP_Widget::widget() must be over-ridden in a sub-class. in website. How to fix it?
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how to enable full width page template in woo theme memorable?

I have been trying to remove sidebar so i can use full width of page but no luck. Does anyone have any idea how to enable full width page template in woo theme memorable?
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key( $GLOBALS['wp_registered_sidebars'] ) is always showing the same value

I am using this code from another answer add_action( 'dynamic_sidebar', 'wpse_96681_hr' ); function wpse_96681_hr( $widget ) { static $counter = 0; // right sidebar in Twenty Ten. Adjust ...
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When adding a widget, what kind of widget should I used to add images and text and styling?

Is there such a thing? I would settle for images, text and maybe headers. I know I can add HTML into the text widget. So is that what I should be doing? But how do I add images to the site? That ...
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How can I inject html after the [x]th widget inside a Sidebar? [duplicate]

I can't provide you with any code since I not really know where to start. I like to add some programmatically created widgets (or just html) after the 1st Widget inside my sidebar. Right now I have ...
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How to “pair” two widgets side by side in one sidebar

Currently I use the Pinboard theme with 2 sidebars. In each sidebar I place one kind of widget several times. The point is that 2 widgets of a row (1 of each sidebar) belong together regarding the ...
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Custom Sidebar only on single post

I am developing a child theme for the new twenty thirteen theme and I am trying to add a sidebar (widget area) next to my content. I only want it to display in single posts. What I did: edit ...
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How to use native wordpress tag metabox in a widget?

I'm developing a custom theme for a client and one of the requirements is to allow the home page to be configured via widgets. One of the widgets that I'm also developing will allow the client to ...
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How to use the widget area to extend the page content?

I want to remove a widget area (lateral), and extend the page width getting this area. What is the better way to do it?
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“Display as dropdown” option in Categories Widget hides the dropdown

I've never used this option, and I was testing it on my theme but when I clicked the "Display as dropdown" checkbox and went to see what the widget looks like - it was hidden. The HTML code looked ...
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How to include checkbox in widget backend form?

I'm trying to include a checkbox in my widget back end. But I cannot get the value (on or off) after the user submits it. I thought the value would be stored in "esc_attr( $check )" (as it is when ...
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Creating an custom admin page for editing widgets

There is always danger in thinking your almost there... The end Goal: A custom page in the admin menus where i can edit a widget I constructed. Where I am now: I have registered a custom menu I ...
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How to use get_results() in widget front end?

I'm trying to get_results() in my widget's front end, this is my current code: public function widget( $args, $instance ) { echo $args['before_widget']; if($children = $wpdb->get_results( ...
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Ajaxing function in widget class

I want to ajax function declared in function Widget in widget Class ,it have arguments belong to the widget i try this code add_action('wp_ajax_my_func', 'my_func'); ...
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Need some help with “the_widget()” function

I am trying to create code to display certain default WordPress widgets on my e-commerce site. I have 6 content boxes which display WordPress widgets: • Pages • Latest Posts • Archive (last ...
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Ajax load more button in Recent posts widget

I create Recent posts widget and i trying to create load more button for it to get more Recent posts links by ajax ,is there any tutorial for how to make it?
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Default calendar widget not showing up

I just started learning how to make custom websites with this (unfortunately) most popular CMS, and I am having a small issue. I widgetized some areas of my website, and some widgets (I tested 3, ...
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Widget ID on Drop

This code will give me the widget ID if the widget is moved at all after the initial placement. jQuery('div.widgets-sortables').on('sortstop',function(event,ui){ ...
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Passing $this->get_field_name() to javascript

I've tried doing this one of two ways: In the form method of my Widget class (which extends WP_Widget), I have the following snippet, which sets a global javascript variable: if( $instance ) : ...
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WordPress Widget Multiple Fields [duplicate]

I'm looking for a lightweight way of allowing this widget to access all 4 inputs. Help would be appreciated, Thanks! class My_Widget_Promotional extends WP_Widget { function ...
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Wordpress Widget - Saving multidimensional arrays into $instance

In my wp widget, $instance has an attribute called order which will the listing order of libraries/services. I'd like to store a multidimensional associative array that will hold the id of each ...
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Subpages menu on sidebar plus widgets

I'm a newbie, using WP 3.6. On a custom theme I've put a subpages menu on a sidebar using "wp_list_pages". On the same sidebar under the subpages menu I'm trying to add some WP built-in widgets ...
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Conditional widget_form_callback

I have attempted to develop a way to set something in a widget only if the widget exists in a specific sidebar. The code below looks for sidebar called 'footer' and shows the select option above the ...
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Remove/Hide a Widget on a Custom Template

i want to make a custom template using Genesis.. I added a custom Menu just by adding a widget on WIDGETS section and placed it on the top right side of the page. But i want it to be removed in a ...
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Widget dynamically add new input field

I'm trying to edit widget and add new input field for facebook user ID and Location. The widget has 4 parts of code, display the widget on the screen, fetch facebook userdata and post, update widget ...
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Changing the default widgets of new multisite blogs

I run a wordpress multisite.The thing is that I would like new blogs to have widgets and themes that are different from the default one.If you run a multisite installation then you know that ...
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Widgets in the loop if active

I'm trying to put a widget as "first post" if it's active.. and let the posts continue after that.. It works, but the first post disappears and the second post becomes the first in line after the ...
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Filter CPT based on meta box value using Flexible Posts widget?

I'm using the Flexible Posts Widget to display a list of "deals" (a custom post type) in my sidebar. I'm also using that plugin's capacity to use a custom template to control the display of that ...
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Automatically hide Widgets that would lengthen page

Something I've been dreaming about ever since I started using CMS's for making websites. I've settled on WP now, so hence I'm asking here. I conditionally hide widgets on certain pages that are very ...
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How to manage a 200 sidebars website? widgets.php page is way too slow!

I'm using a plugin called "Simple Page Sidebars" (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-page-sidebars/) to manage the sidebar of pages. The problem is that now, I have more than 200 sidebars in ...
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Infinite-Scroll Plugin and Jetpack Infinite Scroll Plugin - Adding to “Thoughts” Theme

How do I enable infinite scroll (either with the infinite-scroll plugin OR the built in infinite scroll jetpack) on the "Thoughts" Wordpress theme? I'm a total noob at editing this stuff so if you ...
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Decrease white space between sidebar widget title and graphic

I am new to all of this, so sorry if this has been discussed. I am looking for a way to decrease the white space between my sidebar widgets, especially between the titles and then the pic. ie. "my ...
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How to display a widget on a page with no theme?

I would like only a widget to appear on a page, is this possible? As in if I created a page, I am wondering if I can make a page just display the widgets contents with no headers, sidebars, just ...