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

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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 - 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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How do i place same widgets multiple time by default on theme activation?

I am creating a portfolio theme and want to place some widgets on sidebar by default on theme activation. I did it but the problem is that, I want to place Text widget two times at the same sidebar ...
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How do I use wp_editor() in widget form?

I'm trying to use the built-in Rich-text (wp_editor()) editor in Wordpress for my widget, but I can't seem to find any simple way to use it.. I know you can use it, as Black Studio TinyMCE can do ...
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How to create a dashboard widget for one user

I will start by warning you that my programming skill is limited. I need to create a dashboard widget that will display in the WP dashboard for the users with the user_id=21. So far I have tried the ...
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Want to be able to sign up subscribers as authors

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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How do I create a widget to embed the code for a sign up form, so that the sign up form appears on every page?

I'm going to follow the instructions here: http://kb.mailchimp.com/article/how-can-i-add-my-signup-form-on-my-website to create a sign up form on my website. I think I need to embed the code that I ...
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How to call widget by widget's id?

Is it possible to call widgets using it's id? for example I have a sidebar. In this sidebar I put meta widget and tag cloud widget. I have got their id's ($widgets_list): 'meta-2' and 'tag_cloud-2'. ...
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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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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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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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Creating a widget with a number of custom fields

I am attempting to create some custom widgets. I have created one, which only needed a different title field. However I am now stuck when trying to create a widget which allows me to have multiple ...
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Even with PHP plugin get_posts not working in widget area

I have the following code in a template, it and displays images form a custom field: <ul class="about-us-grid"> <li> <?php $posts = ...
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Widgets Opening In New Window - Unwanted

I am dumbfounded as to why my sidebar image widgets are opening links in a new window when I do not have the "open link in new window/tab" checked off. The box is blank. My page is ...
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How to Register and Display Widget for Custom taxonomy

I have registered a Custom Taxonomy Named as Album, Now i want to register and display a custom widget like category to display recent 'x' albums with thumbnail on my sidebar. Below is a piece of ...
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Adding inline styles from a widget

I'm working on a theme that has an optional widget to allow users to put some site elements where they want. One of those is a list of social media icons. These are font icons, so they can be styled ...
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using get_template_part() inside a widget and passing variables

I read that get_template_part() should only used by themes not plugins, I don't know if using it inside a widget function (created by the theme) is considered as a plugin or not. Anyway, I'm trying ...
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How Can I Register Menus and Widgets Conditionally Based on Theme Options/Settings?

I have theme options/settings page and options/settings fields set as outlined here: ...
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include exception inside theme for empty widget area

Im using Storefront-paper theme for a blog, and for my sorprise, sidebar.php include a code to block possibility to have empty widget area. In this case I would like to use a page how front page, ...
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How to make featured area?

I'm trying to make custom wp theme, but i have one thing that i don't know how to make. I would like to make featured area on my page like this for example: http://prntscr.com/7gespg I made widget ...
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Checking if widget has title not working

Here's my function which is not working: function ts_dynamic_sidebar_params($params) { global $wp_registered_widgets; $settings_getter = $wp_registered_widgets[ $params[0]['widget_id'] ...
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How to place a widget beside a div/text so that they display as a continuous line

An example will probably provide the best base context. I want to achieve: Headline widget (linked text/image)... linked text Point of difficulty: displaying these so that they read as one line, ...
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Best strategy for providing theme options using customizer

I am making a free distributable theme and I wish I could provide theme options in the best possible way. I have doubts (mostly about widgets) and sidebars. Here we go: Is it a good idea letting the ...
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Wordpress version quick check?

This should be a FAQ but I didn't find it quickly. Logging into my wordpress site as admin on the upper left and lower right it reminds me to upgrade to 4.2.1. This support topic on wordpress.org says ...
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How to get data from one wordpress site to another

I have the following sites: 1. Community News site 2. Classifieds site 3. Coupon Site Is there any way I can get data from my classifieds and coupon site on my community news site....like in the ...
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Widget Script Loads at Bottom of Page

I've been working on a plugin that adds a script to the sidebar when activated. So far, I've been able to display the code, but it loads at the bottom of the page and not in the sidebar. I'm pretty ...
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widgets not working

I pasted my siderbar widget code in widgets.php file function right_sidebar_widget() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => 'Right Siderbar', 'id' => 'right-siderbar', ...
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Cannot access variables within a widget

I'm currently learning PHP and Wordpress development from a Java background at the moment. How do I access variables in public function Example_Widget() from public function widget( $args, $instance ...
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Editor Widget Role

i need to give to editor role the access on widget (or if possibile on a specific widget). I use the code on this question and function but i have a problem. The editor can see the widget and also ...
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How to add a text widget on the posts admin page?

I need to add a text widget on the posts admin page ie, the post editor page. so that I can add some code in the text widget for some purposes. Right now I have used text widget and this can only be ...
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Check if widget is inside sidebar with PHP

I am creating a custom theme with some widgets. In the theme, to make it easier for my client to update, I am using SiteOrigin's Page Builder plugin, which uses widgets to display content. I am ...
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Detect each active instance of a widget

Is it possible to detect each active instance of a particular widget? As part of a plugin I'm working on, I want to run a for each loop on each widget instance Each widget is a Twitter feed and the ...
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Custom post types archive

I'm developing my first custom theme from scratch (using Roots as base framework). The theme has 2 CPT, one for events and one for associations with a correlation one to many between the two (an ...
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How to remove a widget from the sidebar on specific page?

I want to remove a widget from page with id '28'. How can I do it? I have found function for it, but it is private function, so I can't use it. "wp set sidebars widgets This function's access is ...
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wp_query in form method of widget breaks customizer

In the "form" method of one of my widgets I make a query to offer the user some posts to choose from, like this: <?php $products = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => ...
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Expanding a function to call a plugin or show a link

I have added the following code to my functions.php to validate if a user is logged in before allowing them to fill out a form: function my_members_only_shortcode($atts, $content = null) { if ...
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How to programmatically GET (to know) which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being used on Different Pages?

Lets say i want to detect such thing from the "functions.php" .. to know which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being loaded on current (whatever landed) page, how can i know? Lets say i have a few pages, ...
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How to detect if query is runned from widget?

I want to know if exists function that detect if some database query run from widget, for example from recent_posts widget or search_widget.
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How to Sync Menu, Widgets and other masters from Main Website to its Sub Site

I am using Wordpress Multisite Network and i am having problems regarding masters to its subsite. I am not able to see the widgets or Menus which were created on Main website to its Sub-site. When i ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Get widget locations in WordPress plugin

I'm writing a plugin and i am searching for a function (preferably a WP function) that returns all sidebar id's that have my widget in them. For example : i placed my widget in sidebar1 and sidebar2, ...
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How to add wp visual editor in a custom widget?

I am developing a widget plugin and want to add a textarea with WYSIWYG editor in widget settings. Any help would be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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multiple custom post type category selection search

I hope it's clear from the title but let me try to explain it better. Looking at this image should make it clear: I have custom post type names Product and categories related to it. What I am ...
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How to Make widget area on place of comment

I want to make a widget First I registered widget area in functions.php register_widget(array( 'name' => 'widget', 'description' => 'Sidebar below single post', 'before_widget' ...
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Widget & storing a Select box choice

I am creating a simple widget which displays all of the pages on the website. The trouble I am having is how to store the user's choice and display it on the front end. At the moment, when saving my ...
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Display Posts by Views (Popular Posts Widget)

I am trying to display the most popular posts based off of this, but I don't think it is working properly. When you view a post it seems to add 1 view to each of them, not just the unique ID. ...