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

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Using add_filter() in Widgets

Just have a query reference the add_filter() function. Can you use this function inside a WordPress widget class. Example I have a widget with dynamic created code that I want to pass to another ...
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Issue understanding and using WordPress filters and actions

I have a custom WordPress plugin that I have developed. The plugin is a widget bundle containing a bunch of custom widgets. The scenerio The plugin allows for custom css styles through creating a ...
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Display Widgets Horizontally in Area [closed]

I am building a custom bootstrap 3 theme. I have created a new widget area for my header and am trying to get the widgets there to display horizontally, in line. I've looked up several tutorials, but ...
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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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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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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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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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Conditional tag in Widget Logic for checking if top level page or if subpage

I'm using the Widget Logic plugin to show widgets on certain pages using Wordpress Conditional Tags (or any general PHP code). What I would like to do is only show a widget on child pages, not top ...
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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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RSS dashboard widget not showing visuals

I am using a RSS feeds widget on my dashboard as shown in this Q&A. Problem is feeds doesn't show up any visual like images or videos. I verified this by looking raw feeds which I used. Here is a ...
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How to add custom widget above admin_footer

What I am trying to accomplish is placing custom widget on an admin page (edit.php). I tried using these two functions: Places custom html right below < body > (above all page content) ...
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Adding custom menu widget to sidebar programatically [duplicate]

I am trying to add custom menu widget to the sidebar. I am not working on wordpress directly, but I am using an xml-rpc calls to manage worpdress site (it is possible via ...
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Add tinymce to widget textareas

I've got several custom widgets which are extended from WP_widget. Many of these have textarea fields. I'd like to be able to apply a special css class to certain of these textareas in order to ...
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How to create a 'single' category widget for woocommerce plugin

Woocommerce out of the box provides many widgets, however the category widget for providing a product search, groups ALL the categories into one widget. I want a widget for one category, i.e. 'shop ...
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remove post and categories/tags count from right now dashboard widget

I know it is easily possible to add a post-type count for a custom post type to the right now dashboard widget. However I wonder if it is also possible to remove stuff from this widget. E.g. I ...
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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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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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How the widget can be run by shortcode

I have my own widget, that uses WP_Widget class, and executes its code inside function in this class. Is there any ways to run this widget using shortcode inside post? This is how my widget ...
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How to hook into unregistering a widget instance?

I would like to hook into a widget instance after it is removed from a sidebar panel on the Appearances -> Widgets admin page. So if the instance was an active widget and then removed, I would like ...
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Theme development: Pre-activated widgets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programmatically add widgets to sidebars Is it possible to develop a theme that has certain widgets automatically activated when the theme is activated? For example: ...
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Simple widget causing whitescreen

This widget code is causing my WP site to white screen. I've re-factored the code about 5 times trying to solve it, but no luck. <?php class latest_mag_issue_widget extends WP_Widget { ...
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Change Widgets Order In Plugin - Get Array Of Sidebar Widgets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Programmatically add widgets to sidebars i create front-site drag and drop layout manager. I need to change widget order, when user drag widget A over widget B, but how ...
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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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Problem getting current post tags to show in a widget

I have tried tons of examples and suggestion on this topic but I can not get them to work. What I am trying to do is display the tags associated with the current post in a widget. I have built the ...
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Save Multiply Checkboxes in a Widget

Trying to save multiply checkboxes in a widget, but no luck. Here is my code: function update( $new_instance, $old_instance ) { $instance = $old_instance; $instance['title'] = ...
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Widgetize Buddypress Activity Plus plugin? [closed]

Is there anyway to widgetize the Activity Plus plugin so I can display the post form in a widget area on my Genesis News child theme front page? I'm using the BP Sitewide Activity Widget to display ...
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Remove […] from RSS feed?

I would like to remove the [...] from the RSS feed widget. I have tried adding the following to functions: function replace_ellipsis($text) { $return = str_replace('[...]', '-', $text); return ...
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Dynamic sidebar no longer functioning [closed]

I have 3 related websites in english, dutch and italian : www.gynsurgery.org, www.gynsurgery.be and www.mondoginecologico.it about 4 months ago I found the theme of the italian site changed to twenty ...
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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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Add a banner to the Dashboard

Is there a way to add a banner to the WP dashboard? I don't mean in a custom widget or anything, just a simple image banner.
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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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How do I make the category sidebar widget (stock) display the total # of posts including those in subcategories?

Thanks for taking a look at this for me. You can see the current behavior at http://dev.citylightphilly.com/blog/ -- Here is my specific problem. We are using a category structure like this: Events ...
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Char limit on custom blog-post form? [closed]

I want to setup a simple custom form for users to post, which will automatically: Subscribe user to updates (i.e. moderation approved, comment posted) Enable DISQUS xor IntenseDebate comments ...
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Trying to create a table/list of my EventBrite course listings [closed]

I have an ever evolving list of courses on EventBrite. I would like to display them in two ways on my website: - On this page: ...
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Tabs and Category Widget

I need some help with tabs in Wordpress. I tried several tab plugins for Wordpress, but none did what I wont. I tried Quick tabs, Hybrid tabs and SidebarTabs. I want sidebar to be like this: ...
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If has $title in widgets

I'm writing a widget to display 125 x 125 pixel ads. There are 6 spaces for the ads and currently all works. However, I would to add some conditional logic so that if nothing is entered in the ...
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How to overload the update() of existings widgets?

Problem: I couldn't overload the update() method of an existing widget. The widget method and the form method work fine but I can't update the value of the new options defined in the form method. ...
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Displaying info in a sidebar

Hi I run a site gaming review site www.co-opreviews.com. I'm trying to display info about the games in a sidebar on the right hand side of the page. (You can view a mockup of the sidebar here: ...
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the_widget() and widget's ID

Let's assume I have a widget that displays only its name: <p> <?php echo $args['widget_id'] ?> </p> So when I drag & drop my widget to any sidebar it shows: ...
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Widget Javascript code (ajax)

I have a widget like this: class test_widget extends WP_Widget{ function test_widget(){ $widget_ops = array('description' => 'test widget'); $this->WP_Widget(false, 'Test', ...
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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 do you Permanently Delete Sidebars

I'm developing a custom theme and I added some widgetized sidebars like so: register_sidebars(2, array('name'=>'Foobar %d')); I then recreated them so that I could give them semantic names. Like ...
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How do i manually place a widget code

is there a way that i can place a certain widget any where on the site. For example: I'm using the text widget in my sidebar, for the title i put youtube, and i placed the youtube embed code in it. ...
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Programmatically Add Font-Awesome Icons to Category Widget

I use the Categories widget on my sidebar(s) and I would like to display a Font Awesome icon next to each category listed in the widget. The icon would be the same for all categories, for now, but I ...
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How to add multiple copies of a widget from “available widgets”

I've found a widget that I need to add to more than one sidebar widget area. However, apparently its been coded so that once you drag it from "available widgets" over to a sidebar widget, it ...
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How to reorder and display a feed to be chronological?

I have a feed from an events calendar that once put in the WordPress RSS widget displays the feed items in reverse chronological order. So the events that are farthest in the future display first, and ...
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How to position custom dashboard widgets on side column

My Question: Is it possible to add custom dashboard widgets in the right hand column instead of only on the left hands side? I use wp_add_dashboard_plugin( $widget_id, $widget_name, $callback, ...
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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 ...