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

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Make a widget to my footer

I am using a theme and the developer doesnt want to help me make a widget on the templates/footer.php The curently code at this php file is <div class="bw-footer <?php echo isset( $class ) ? $...
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Are WordPress widgets cached?

I'm not sure if it is true but seems that the content of the widgets is cached. I initially thought there was a problem with my code (I need to hide/show a section in a custom widget according to a ...
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Create a setting at backend,to print only selected categries at front-end

I am making a plugins widget .In back-end when i am clicking on the selected categories that categories only shows in frontend. I just making code checked categories but after that what to do,i don't ...
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widget: input the px value from user and use it as inline style in widget function

I am trying to dynamically add margin-bottom property to my widget. For example, I am inputting the value "50px" from my widget and want to use this value to adjust margin-bottom property for the ...
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How to add a toggle on the left side of my page?

How to add a toggle on the left side of my page and the content on the right side of my wordpress page. The toggle should behave like a menu on the left side(the arrangement)and each heading would ...
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Slider from different widgets

I need some advice. I have added the possibility to pages to have categories with a plugin. I have created a widget for a client that lets a user select a category from a page and select a subpage ...
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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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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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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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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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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 = get_posts('post_type=employee&orderby=rand&...
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Update title of every instance of widget using text field

I have created a simple widget which looks like this: As there are going to be many instances of this I want to know if it's possible to update the title of each instance (where it says 'Membership ...
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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 www....
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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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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: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-complete-guide-to-the-wordpress-settings-api-part-2-sections-fields-and-...
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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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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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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 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 PHP?...
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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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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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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. <?...
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Registered widget is showing up collapsed in the dashboard

I have registered two widgets in my functions.php file; however, the second one (#footer-ad) isn't showing up in the dashboard. function mobile_mix_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( ...
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Can I get variable into dynamic sidebar?

How can I get a variable into a sidebar? $sidebarnum = 4; dynamic_sidebar('Footer Widget $sidebarnum'); ?>`
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Register a widget area when a theme option has been saved?

Is it possible to register a widget area and sidebars when an option has been selected and saved in a theme options panel? I am using a framework called redux but am not too sure if this can be ...
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How to echo Widget Title in Custom Frontend-Template Box

I've created a custom Widget with the help of following code: // Creating the widget class wpb_widget extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct( // Base ID of ...
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Default Wordpress widgets always appear

I added only 3 Widgets to my sidebar, however when I set their visibility to hidden in post pages they disappear but ALL the default widgets appear. I want to remove the default widgets from appearing ...
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Remove default WordPress widgets

Hey guys here is the problem I have added 2 sidebars to my blog, however when I change their visibility to only appear on front page and when I click on a specific post ALL of the default widgets ...