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

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Widget code is not working on WordPress.com Hosted Blogs

I have developed a JavaScript widget which works fine when I embed it in any of my html pages. The code is something like this <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"> var asset_host = ...
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How to add #navbar to all page links?

I have several Wordpress websites with large images at their tops, using 2013 child theme. How to add #navbar anchor to all page links, so that the browser scrolls down a bit, when a user clicks a ...
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Remove rss widget title link

I'm looking to remove the link and icon from rss feed widget. Is there a way it can be done? Obviously I don't want to modify the core files. So desired output is: <h3 class="widget-title">RSS ...
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How to change plugin`s template (view) correctly?

I'm new to WordPress. So, I have installed a plugin to display recent posts (that's it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/flexible-posts-widget/). This plugin have a widget. And now I want to change ...
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How can i make WP_Query return post image and categories?

I have a sidebar widget that will display related posts based on a custom meta field. The query works, but its very wasteful. All i need is the post title, featured image and the categories of the ...
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Custom Widget Creating PHP Exception When Placed In Its Own PHP File

I have a custom plugin created and i have created a widget. At the moment this code is included in the base php file for the plugin and its working fine. I want to move the widget and all future ones ...
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Remove All Widgets from Sidebar

Does someone know a solution for this? I want to remove (not unregister) all widgets from a sidebar with a function.
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WordPress Plugins won't save

I have a WordPress website I just took over for a client so I don't have the ability to talk with the previous webmaster / the developer. The site is using a slightly modified version of the Subway ...
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How to check if widget has automatic title

Some default widgets has automatic titles. Is it possible to check if widget has automatic/inserted title using dynamic_sidebar_params filter?
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instance is empty in function widget()

I am working on a widget for my theme. If I do a print_r($insance) in the form function, the instance array is populated with the correct data. I have checked the database and the correct ...
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Embedded Videos (PB) - Not Available

I am using this link to create a wordpress website VIDEO At minute 53 the guy is using "Embedded Videos (PB)" widget in order to embedd a youtube video. (By the way he is using Page Builder). Problem ...
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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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Display assigned terms with link

I want to display product assigned terms, wrapped in link/anchor MarkUp, in my sidebar on a page as a widget. I am not getting the correct tag URL. Code returns visited product URL instead of listed ...
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Cannot save widgets in custom sidebars

I'm working on a child theme of the Toolset Bootstrap Theme. I need to create a custom sidebar, so I registered the new sidebar in my child theme's function.php file: function ...
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How to check if a widget has no title

I wanted so that my widget has the following structure: <div class="widget-area"> <h4 class="widget-title">Foo Bar</h4> <div class="widget-content">Blablablabla ...
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I wrote my plugin. How to display the result of the plugin's function to sidebar (widget?)?

I wrote my plugin. How to display the result of the plugin's function to sidebar (widget?)? <? function register_form () { global $post; $test = "testesttest"; var_dump("testtest"); ...
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Hide default “Recent Comments” Widget if there are no comments yet

Is there a way to hide the widget completely if there are no comments yet? I was thinking about maybe adding a php function to my functions.php file - is that a possible way? If so, can someone ...
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Uses Cases for the Calendar Widget

So I've looked at several themes and visited several theme dev sites and i'm confused about the "purpose" of the WordPress Calendar Widget. So it states it is... A calendar of your site’s Posts ...
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Hide all Dashboard Widgets (not remove)

Is there a to hide all dashboard widgets, not remove them? I want my widget to be the first widget but according to the docs there's no way to specify where your widget shows up since it's all "core", ...
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Why use dynamic_sidebar() conditionally?

In the codex example of displaying sidebars, what is the significance of the conditional wrapping around the call to dynamic_sidebar? Why do this: <?php if ( ...
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How to modify the default Wordpress 'Pages' widget to have titles on the anchor tags?

So basically, the 'Pages' widget just prints out a list of all pages names as links (as you all probably know). Although, these anchor tags do not have any titles, and that is frowned upon in the SEO ...
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Displaying a variable stored in functions.php inside widget

I'm trying to display a variable that is stored inside my functions.php file - for the sake of the question this variable is stored as $test = 'test';. When i use echo $test inside page.php, ...
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right_now_content_table_end function not working?

I noticed recently my custom counts for custom post types are not showing on the dashboard. Im using this function: right_now_content_table_end It worked well before, Im not sure when it stopped ...
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Create Image Uploader for Widget

I found this post// Use Media upload in custom widget on wordpress 3.5 I'm not experienced in any of this so I pretty much just copied the code he provided into my own functions.php file. I uploaded ...
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wp_register_sidebar_widget() disappered my Widgets submenu - what am I doing wrong?

Working on a theme made by someone else as an official duty. At first it's causing error in the wp-admin Widgets page — not working at all. Then the first thought came to my mind was ...
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Dynamically Register Sidebars For Each Top Level Page

I have a small website that wants a different sidebar for each page containing blocks of text, blocks of images, and blocks of links, etc. What I'm trying to do is register a sidebar for each top ...
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Widgets menu does not appear under “Appearance” in dashboard

I am developing a WordPress theme, but am stuck on widgetizing my theme. I have followed several tutorials but still cannot get it to work. My widgets menu does not appear under Appearance in my ...
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Display single widget

I've created a simple one-off widget to let the admin change some copy on the home page, but the widget isn't showing its contents. On the home page, I have this code: <?php ...
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Including a custom post type in the Archives widget

I have a custom post type called "videos" that I want to include in the Archives widget (stock widget in the TwentyTwelve theme). It DOES already appear on the archives page, but just not in the ...
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How do i export the HTML from text widgets?

I placed HTML in several text widgets which where lost after i deleted all inactive widgets and changed themes but i have found the data in the tables. The only problem, its mixed in with all this ...
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Calling widget via function in themes files (hard code)

Finally I finished to write my widget, and now want to call it using function inside themes php files. My widget looks like this: function reg_custom_widget() { ...
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How to add class on Widget Title

This is an example of register sidebar function from codex. My focus is on the before_title argument. What i want is to add a class to the title(<h3>). From my widget code or may be pass the ...
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Widget items disappearing

if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(array( "name" => "Top Widget Area", "id" => "topWidgetArea-$i", )); I just create a new sidebar with this. ...
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Setting up widgets in wordpress with a unique ID for the after_title argument

I try to get the collapsible-widget-area plugin so that every widget it creates inside the collapsible area has a unique id <div> after its title. function get_args() { $this->args = ...
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Excluding specific widgets from default sidebar class

I have two sidebars using the register_sidebars function that display each widget as a list item with a class of .box: <?php if(function_exists('register_sidebars')){ register_sidebars(2, array( ...
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How to Validate Widget Input

I have been working with widgets and widgets API. I see that the widget form is rendered and processed through widget() function. I can write validation logic inside the widget() function. I will ...
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Run JS after widget settings are saved?

I've written a small widget that uses JS for setting up some tabs in the settings panel. Is there a way to re-trigger the tab JS when the widget is done saving? Looking at the WP JS source it doesn't ...
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How to truncate titles in Recent Posts widget?

I read the thread here about this... http://wordpress.org/support/topic/truncate-titles-in-recent-posts-widget?replies=8 but the suggested solution didn't work, because I wasn't sure what to do with ...
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How do I add a widget from an Android phone?

Currently my only internet access is via my phone, and I need to add a widget to a Wordpress site. This requires dragging and dropping the widget to the sidebar, which I cannot do via the web browser ...
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How to get “Widget Logic” plugin's input value in a custom widget code (to display on the Widget admin page)

I've got the "Widget Logic" plugin installed. I have created my own widget called "Buzz". I have a sidebar with multiple instances of my custom widget "Buzz". Now, on the Widgets admin page when a ...
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Where do I save widget code for wordpress?

Pretty simple, I've written a widget and I can't find out for the life of me where to save it?! Using the most recent version of wordpress. Thanks, John.
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Widget Area: Modify $param['xy'] from widget-$n

I have different widget areas. One is a horizontal area that may contain eg. 4 widgets next to each other. My Question is how would i add a different eg. $param['widget_title'] to widget number $n ...
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Can WordPress Read Its Own RSS Feed?

I am using a static front page for my blog to which I have added a widgetized sidebar area to hold an RSS feed widget. I want to show summaries of the latest two or three blog posts on the front page, ...
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Problem with widgets

I am using the theme 3Grey. It is widget enabled. There are few widgets that are hard coded in the theme. These widgets donot appear in the sidebar in the widgets page. If i try adding new widgets the ...
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different class (css) for sidebar widgets

I want to add different class (css) in widgets in site sidebar . For example: First widget in Sidebar -> class=sidebar-top1 Second widget in Sidebar -> class=sidebar-top2 third widget in Sidebar ...
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How can i initialize a widgetized sidebar (with widgets)

I have a WordPress multisite installation. The client wants an email update form on the sidebar of every blog. I want to use a widget there so I need to assign it to the sidebar. Is there any way to ...
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How do you force a sidebar widget to have a container div around all child widgets?

My theme creates several widget areas for the end user. However, I've got a slight problem in that, if multiple widgets are dropped onto any sidebar container, the resulting code in "view source" is ...
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Add widgets to available widgets section without changing the theme?

I have a client that wants to use a particular theme without modification, but will likely want to have more widgets than are available with a given theme. Is there a way to add widgets to the list ...
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Create a widget that allows text input

I need to create a simple widget that has a text input field. I need the widget to create the markup below... <div class="textwidget"> <div class="avatar"> <div ...
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How often does the RSS widget get updates?

I am asking since I am trying to understand if this widget is causing my server to overuse CPU or memory. But either way - it's interesting to know.