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

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Ajax interfering with widget back end Javascript

I have a plugin that creates a widget that allows users to click a button and select an image. I have noticed that immediately after the widget is dragged and placed into a widget area, two Ajax ...
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Output dynamic_sidebar_params in wp_head

I have created a custom widget with a color picker field. Currently there are two ways to output the color picker value for this widget: Inline style. Using the dynamic_sidebar_params filter. With ...
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widget should display post archive by year and on click also by month

I want to display the post archives like seen in this picture. Shown by year and on click it should open up the months. I am not sure how to approach this, would you customize the standard WordPress ...
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Modify 'Sizes' Attribute for Images with Specific Class

I'm ultimately trying to add useful responsive image srcset & sizes attributes to images added in a standard Text Widget. I've found this filter which does allow images to get the default WP ...
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Add description to custom text widget and display the 5 recent post titles

I am running into a problem where I have no idea where to add in a description so it will show up on the widget dashboard. It just keeps displaying the title. Something else I would love some help ...
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Executing Javascript When a Widget is Added in the Backend

I have widgets that have javascript controls attached to them. If the widget is present when the widget admin page loads, the controls work correctly. When I add a new widget, they do not work ...
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Widget area inside a widget

I tried putting dynamic_sidebar('widget-id') inside a custom widget I created and it worked. The only thing I can't figure out is how I can do this through a loop. Is there a way that when the widget ...
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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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jQuery does not work in widget backend

I created a widget which should use jQuery for switching between two views and implement the jQuery UI date picker. I was wondering why my jQuery code does not work as I noticed that the date picker ...
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Moving widgets panel in Customizer one level up

When adding widgets into the sidebars using the Customizer, there is one unnecessary step till you get to panel with the "Add a Widget" button. Three steps: Widgets → Sidebar → panel with ...
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Display certain category posts in sidebar [on hold]

I would like to add a widget on sidebar and display 10 articles with image and title that are under category "Breaking News". How do I display them? Just like the example before
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How to enable “shift-click to edit this widget” functionality on a custom widget?

I have created several custom widgets, modeled from the default widgets' code. The widgets all work fine, and I've been using them in production for awhile. I've been working with the new Customizer ...
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Error extending widget class defined in another plugin

I am trying to extend a widget class from another (widget) class in a 3rd party plugin - so hierarchy like this: 3rd_Party_Widget extends WP_Widget (in 3rd party plugin) My_Widget extends ...
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Where to put my code: plugin or functions.php?

Is there an easy to understand scheme to decide what kind of code belongs to a plugin or the theme’s functions.php? There are many cases and many debates about that topic, mostly because there are ...
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Wordpress custom widget undefined variable notice

I am developing a theme and I have created a custom widget for it. When I turn on debug mode I get the following notices, NOTICE: wp-content/themes/integral/inc/widgets/feature_widget.php:92 - ...
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Get a list of all Widgets registered in WordPress admin widgets-area

I'm trying to disable a couple standard widgets in my theme functions.php. Therefore I wrote this little function, which works well: function my_widget_ctrl() { unregister_widget('...
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How can I modify the WordPress default widget output?

I don't want to style the default widget with only CSS. I want to display the default 'Categories' widget content with my own HTML structure. Is there available any filter or hook to do that?
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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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WooCommerce Product Categories Widget: Only show children of the current category's PARENT/TOP-LEVEL-CATEGORY [closed]

What would be the fastest and/or best way for editing the "WooCommerce Product Categories Widget" to only show children of the current category's PARENT/TOP-LEVEL-CATEGORY either via a plugin or hand ...
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WP 4.4+ Responsive Image Markup in Text Widget?

I'm slowly wrapping my head around the new responsive images features in WP 4.4. I've got it fairly well figured out now for our CPTs & default page/post content images. But is there a way to ...
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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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How to output widget

I have the following code to display widgets in the customizer. function arphabet_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => 'Social Media button', 'id' => ...
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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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How to activate or install the Gallery Widget?

I would like to activate the Gallery Widget which is presented here. It seems that it's part of the general Wordpress distribution but the widget is not listed under Appearance → Widgets. BTW, I don't ...
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How to add an “All” category to the tag cloud?

I'm using the tag cloud widget in my sidebar that displays my categories and would like to include an "All" link at the top. Any ideas how to accomplish this? Note, I would like to keep using the tag ...
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I want to link an author to everything from any post type that they publish on the website

I'm trying to create/add a widget to a client's website that lists all non-admin authors and links to their posts. I've been able to do that but one of the authors posts, almost exclusively, using a ...
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Allow different <span> tags in widget titles

How can I make widget titles allow HTML? I want to add icons from an iconfont to the titles like <span class="icon-someicon">Widget Title Here</span> I tried the following but it does ...
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Widget Option is Missing

My Widget Option is missing in the Dashboard area. How can i make that appear? I have downloaded this Blank Theme from Chris Coyiers site. sidebar.php <?php /** * @package WordPress * @...
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“Widgets” menu doesn't appear

I'm developing a WordPress theme, which works great on my localhost and one of my live servers, but on my other live server the Widgets menu (from Appearance) doesn't appear. And yes, all 3 servers ...
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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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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 the wrapping of text widget or <div class=“textwidget”></div>

When I write a quote in the text widget and displayed the text is wrapped as "My text...". I would like to remove the div and put simply "My text...". without using jquery. For Example: Current ...
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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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Sticky menu for WP custom menubars

This seems simple, except that I am not able to figure it out. In a wordpress theme, how can I make a custom menubar below the header image stick at the top after scrolling down the page? Example ...
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Creating a custom sidebar section - adding widgets causes “Errors”

http://www.new.techmoney360.com/keek-provides-updates-on-peeks-product-launch/ - is an example of the work I'm doing right now. An example of a sidebar area I'm tying to achieve http://www.vice.com/...
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Add Social Media icon widget to customizer

How can I add a Customizer widget to add social media icons with links to their social media profiles? To clear it up, I have created a few images with the inspect element. I want to have a section ...
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Link in widget title [duplicate]

how can I add a link in the widget title? HTML is not permitted, and until now I've used the Widget title links plugin, but with the latest version of Wordpress, it doesn't work anymore. I've tried so ...
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How to not display subcategories in Recent Posts widget area?

I'm relatively new to Wordpress, and coding in general. I am trying to edit theme-specific recent posts widget to display only posts within a certain category. Currently, the theme will display recent ...
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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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Sidebar not show customizer!

It's showing widgets.php: Not showing customizer: sidebar.php function footer_sidebar() { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Footer Sidebar 1', 'footer1' ), ...
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use add_action('wp_head') in a widget for generating dynamic CSS styles

I have been working on a 'Custom Pop Links' widget for use in a theme which is ready for distribution. User can change the color of a link using a color picker inside widget. Untill now, I used inline ...
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Display a widget on a specific type of archive

I have two sidebar widgets, I need to display 1 widget on the archive pages for the standard post categories and the other widget needs to show on just the archive pages for a specific custom post ...
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looping widgets to organize bootstrap grids

Using twitter bootsrap I want to grid my widgets if in the same position more widgets are present what I mean: having a registered widget register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('Footer Top', '...
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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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Create widget in dashboard displaying a custom user field?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial but I can't get it to work. My best hypothesis is that because the code is 4 years old, some function in it might have been deprecated... And the code provided there ...
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Color Picker Showing Twice When Widget Added to Sidebar

I'm trying to create a plugin that is basically just a WordPress widget. I'm having great difficulty getting the WordPress color picker to function correctly when my widget is first added to the ...
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widget_sidebar not working

I'm trying to add a widget to my customizer. But it is not being added, it doesn't matter which code I try to add from the WP examples but they're all not showing up. add_action( 'widgets_init', '...
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Widgets menu is not appearing in the Dashboard

I'm using a theme that supports Widgets and Sidebars but when I go into the Dashboard, I do not see a Widgets menu under Appearance. Any pointers on where I can start looking to figure out why this ...
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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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WAMP to XAMPP WordPress transfer

I want to switch a WordPress site from a wamp localhost to xampp localhost. Using the Tools > Export, I saved the WordPress content to an XML file. I did not create a similar backup of the MySQL ...