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

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Full width layout for custom post type pages

I'm trying to remove a widget area called 'Primary' from a certain page on a site. This is the function where I manage the sidebars: //ADD CATEGORIES IN SIDEBAR OF SINGLE POST TYPE add_action( ...
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How to target the default Recent Posts and Recent Comments widgets with pre_get_posts?

I added the following to my functions.php: add_action('pre_get_posts', 'keyl_get_emp_posts'); function keyl_get_emp_posts($query) { if ($query->is_main_query()) ...
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Unregistering a Sidebar in Child Theme

I'm working with a handy responsive theme framework (Reverie) and I'm developing my own theme the right way using a Child theme. The Parent theme calls a sidebar called with an ID of 'Footer' and ...
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Get post values of form created by widget in sidebar

I have created this widget function to show a subscription form but from here i am not able to get the the values of input fields when someone submit it. Please help to get post values of the form. ...
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How to create another widgets.php page

Is it possible to create another widgets.php page? say widgets-ads.php? I want to make it for displaying ads in my website by drag and drop of widgets in a predefined sidebars.
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Show different website layout if no sidebar added

I have a question about website layout with and without wp widges in sidebar. Here is the code i have for my registered sidebar. <?php if ( !function_exists('dynamic_sidebar') || ...
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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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How can I only show a widget prior to a specific date?

I can't find a solution for this anywhere, so help is highly appreciated! The problem is, that my Dropbox account is losing aboz 48 GB's, so I had to remove my podcast episodes from there... because ...
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How to determine if the sidebar is empty? Or not active?

I used is_sidebar_active('NameOfSidebar'), but it seems not working. It returns false all the time. I wanna have a condition that goes like this if('sidebar is not active'){ //must not display the ...
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Wordpress - registering sidebar and adding a button directly after .textwidget

I have registered a new widget area, code as below and want to add a button after the .textwidget, however cannot seem to do it properly. Adding it after the </li> results in the button not ...
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Changes in widget customizer not triggering 'save and publish'

I'm making some of our widgets customiser friendly, so they work on the customise page and support widget previews. Usually when you update a widget the save button becomes usable and changes to 'save ...
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Change HTML structure for custom menu in sidebar

I've been digging for documentation on how to change HTML output for the "Custom menu" which you place in optional widget. So its clear what I meen I have attached an image of the widget block here: ...
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Remove image height/width attributes from Image Widget

The Image Widget includes width and height on the images which I've unsuccessfully have been trying to filter out so I can have fluid width. I've tried the following, which seems to be the most ...
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Display widget outside sidebar?

I want to display a widget outside the sidebar, but I can't get my code to work. The theme name is radius-primary-sidebar and my widget id is text-20 (according to the html in the admin page. See ...
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Can I add a widget to the <head> of my site?

I need to add a small bit of JavaScript to the <head> section of my site (on every page). I thought Widgets would cover this but I am only able to add widgets to the sidebar and nowhere else. ...
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How can I add a new CSS class to a widget?

I want to assign a new CSS class to default widget <ul> in Page/Post creating page in WordPress. How can I do this? See the image below.
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Unable to load “wpColorPicker” on theme customize page

Whether I'm using a Wordpress default theme or a custom one, I see the JS error: Uncaught TypeError: Object [object Object] has no method 'wpColorPicker' when I click "Customize" on the theme. I've ...
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Are there any official or unofficial guidelines for the styling of a widget?

I've designed a sidebar widget and found that on many themes the widget looks fine. However, certain themes make the widget look out of place (clashing with colors, bad contrast, etc.) Are there any ...
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Wrap all default widget into div tag

I want wrap all default widget into a div tag, so i can add a suffix class to define style for each widgets <div class="suffix-class"> // widget </div> And in widget form, we have a ...
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Showing related posts (custom post type) outside of the loop

I'm trying the following (it's a sidebar widget in the Single New template): <ul class="featured-jobs"> <?php $postid = $post->ID; $categories = ...
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user definable sidebar per page

I'm searching for a solution where the user can define some sidebar widgets for himself (only text and images). The user should have the possibility to choose a different sidebar for a different page. ...
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Widget redirecting to home page

Am trying to create a widget that searches for names. The searching and all that is fine, but when I hit submit, I get returned to the front page. I tried messing with the action="", but no matter ...
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widgets in contacts only

I have a few pages listed in my top menu. these are: contacts, My account and messages. I have added a map to the "Pages Sidebar" tab in admin. But it seems to add the map to all 3 pages listed above ...
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Multiple widgets in wordpress

I have created a wordpress widget. It has a drop down in widget options. The dropdown contains "facebook" and "twitter". If admin selects "twitter", then twitter follower count is displayed inside the ...
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Add description to custom text widget and display the 5 recent post titles

I just started coding and working as an intern for a company. My boss asked me to create a custom text widget for practice in making word press widgets. The problem I am running into is I have no idea ...
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Creating a custom menu/widget area

I'm looking to create a /menu/widget area like the following site: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.aspx please see sections under downloads, security, support, about is this considered a ...
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How to add a widget area between blog posts in Genesis Framework?

What's the code for adding a widget area between my blog posts? Specifically I want to put one widget area inbetween after the first 3 posts of my blog?
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How to use widget on page or post?

I am just using Random image Widget, it's for image gallery. Please anybody tell me that how can I use this widget functionality on my website page or post?
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Strange widget behavior

I've created widget by simple copying one of the default widgets class and modifying it. The strange thing is in the widgets admin area, this widget is not shown. When I searched the page source code ...
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Radom post image/link based on custom taxonomy

How would I make a widget to display a random post's image and permalink? I would like it to pull from a specific custom content type and only posts have set the custom field of "featured" to "yes".
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I would like to display different text on different pages

I have at the very top of my page a line of text within a h1 tag thet I use for seo reasons. the text and html around it is written in my header.php. but I would like to write differnet txt so it ...
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Custom widget breaking widget section in admin menu

I am building a child theme at http://habitat.erniehigh.com for a client. I need to add custom widget that shows recent posts by category. I have built similar widgets elsewhere using basically the ...
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Wordpress RSS widget and Yahoo Pipes

My RSS widget seems to be having a mind of its own! I am using a yahoo pipe to combine multiple feeds into one feed. The output RSS is being fed into the RSS Widget. I have modified the pipe to have ...
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Imported blog page layout messed

http://uma.lohray.com/weblog/moots-part-ii/ is a blog I imported from blogger. The front page is fine, but when one clicks to read a blog post, the end of the post has parts of the right side bar ...
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Edit the Publish Widget Options

Another noob question - under the 'Publish' widget in a default vanilla installation of WordPress 3.3.1, we would like to 'simplify' the Publish widget/ Specifically, we would like to have no 'draft' ...
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How to make custom dashboard widget to display alert in front-end?

I need to make a widget to display any alert in front end The widget is in dashboard section on backend and any user can use yet. The content of the widget in dashboard is: Welcome message On/off ...
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Widget that shows categories with posts numbers

Is there any solution to show categories with posts numbers like 'Archives' widget without changing the font size? UPD0: Sorry if my question is not clear. What I want? We have a pretty nice widget, ...
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What can I do to customize a widget provided with this plugin? from where have I to start?

I am using this WordPress plugin to create an immage gallery: http://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-media-gallery/ This plugin provide a single widget inside it and I would customize some litle function ...
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Widget does not work with WooCommerce enabled

I have created a widget here https://gist.github.com/joshbenham/e03c35313282c6ac402a For some reason when WooCommerce is enabled it will not save the extra fields (greatest, great and good). I have ...
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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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Add a twitter feed to my Wordpress website

My website is WilsonsTransportation. On the left hand side of my site we have "testimonials" scrolling down. I've located the coding for that in my custom theme under page-home.php. I was hoping to ...
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Problem on register/login widgets

I have downloaded and uploaded, activated successfully the plugin : Sidebar login of wordpress.org, which can be found here : Sidebar login In the picture description of sidebar login(in the link ...
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Extending Widgets - Exclude # of posts field from Recent Posts Widget

I am currently using this code to extend WP_Widget_Recent_Posts, but I would like to exclude the field that gives the user the ability to show how many posts they want. I have a set number in my ...
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how to move a widget from theme 1 to theme 2?

I bought two themes for two websites but now I can't buy the domain name and host for both and decided to run just one web I try my two theme 1-metro mag 2-Glider I decided to run Glider at least but ...
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Calling widget using shortcode

I am using shortcode to call a widget. All is working fine but I want to pass some $instance(parameters) to the_widget. I am using $content to pass parameters to the_widget but I don't see any changes ...