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

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Save/update widget outside admin panel

Is there some way to update/save widget from page - not from admin ? I create widget with charts and do not know how to update it from sidebar. I found of course form in admin: <form action="" ...
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How to make a widget expand wider than the column width when editing its settings in the admin

The WordPress Text widget expands horizontally beyond the margin of the sidebar when added to a sidebar and opened in the admin and I am trying to apply that function to a widget. I see inline css is ...
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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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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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Post Count for Categories, however not to calculate a total

Normally this is how the category widget works. Fruits (15) - Apples (7) - Oranges (3) - Grapes (5) Apples, Oranges and Grapes contains posts, however nothing in Fruits. Lets assume that Fruits ...
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Fire on widgets_init only on dashboard

I have an interesting issue. I need to launch an action on widgets_init, but ONLY on the WordPress Dashboard. So I can't use dashboard related hooks, because they fire too late; it has to be on ...
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Custom widget with WYSIWYG

I am developing a Custom Widget and i want to add a textarea with WYSIWYG editor in my widget setting . Any idea or suggestions ?? Thanks.
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Limit number of widgets in widget area

I used code to limit each widgets area to one widget only. It works great: It uses JavaScript to do so, using the fact that the dashboard’s widgetized areas all use the jQuery UI Sortable library, and ...
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Access Customizer widget instance form

On the WordPress admin widgets page there is a known issue with the widget form not being available the first time a widget is added to a widget area. This can be seen in this trac ticket here: ...
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Override Widget class in plugins with custom plugin

I am currently modifying a purchased theme for a client that has several required plugins for it to work. One of the required plugins, creates a widget that displays a post type and client would like ...
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How to create pagination for homepage with widgetized area?

I have created homepage with sidebar area filled with different widgets. Each widget fetch and display posts from different categories. Now I need to create a numbered pagination in homepage which ...
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WP_Widget instance value to wp_head

I have some problem with dynamic variable on widgets. class instaslidewidget extends WP_Widget { public function __construct() { parent::__construct( "text_widget", ...
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Widget options are not updated

I'm creating a plugin which creates a widget with some options. I've extended the WP_Widget class: class Dynamic_Player_Widget extends WP_Widget { function Dynamic_Player_Widget() { ...
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Widget on the right side of the page overlaps with the left side

I added the mailchimp widget to the right column of my blog. But for some reason, it overlaps with the main content of the blog. Here is a screenshot of what happens Would anyone know why this ...
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Disable default Wordpress widgets in sidebar

Im creating my own theme. When I have a clean wordpress installation, there are some default widgets in the sidebar (search, category, recent posts etc). I know that I can remove them from the sidebar ...
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Edit and make class-wc-widget-featured-products.php update-proof

Within the class-wc-widget-featured-products.php file I need to Remove this on Line 101: <?php if ( $r->post->post_title ) echo get_the_title( $r->post->ID ); else echo ...
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How to update the widget form when the image is selected?

I have created a custom widget. There are 2 things that I can't do: I need to open the new media uploader window when the button "Select The Image" is clicked. When the image is selected from the ...
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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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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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Set Custom Post Type in Widget Settings for use in Widget

I'm trying to dynamically list all of CPT's in a dropdown, set one in the widget settings and then echo that value in the actual widget output. I can't seem to get it to work though. I was trying to ...
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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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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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Widgets in WP 4.3 disappearing - How to fix?

I definded my widgets as seen in the following code. Since update 4.3 Wordpress did some changes i can not fix. Any ideas what i need to change in order to see the widget in the frontend again? I can ...
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Widgets not displaying since 4.3

I had some basic widgets registered and assigned to sidebars which were working prior to upgrading to WordPress 4.3. class Footer_Contact_Widget extends WP_Widget { public function __construct() ...
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How to replace a widget by editing it in the child theme?

I am fairly new to wordpress. I heard that changing a theme widget in the theme itself is not a good practise. I want to edit a certain widget by copying it into the child theme. The widget in the ...
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Are dashboard widget settings global?

I followed the example of how to create a create a dashboard widget from WordPress' site to make a widget that reads an RSS feed and displays the items (yeah I know there are plugins that do this but ...
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After wordpress widget save (ajax call) tinymce editor gone, data not saved

I have made tinymce editor for textarea fields in widgets. I'm enquing scripts: wp_enqueue_script('tinymce', home_url() . '/wp-includes/js/tinymce/tinymce.min.js'); wp_enqueue_script('tiny', ...
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Ensure widget admin js fires in Widgets and Customizer

Doing a long-overdue update of a plugin. I have some JS that loads in the admin side to react when a user changes a select value in the widget options. $('#accordion-panel-widgets, ...
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wp_dropdown_categories() in function form () doesnt work in page builder

I am creating my very fist widget which will show 5 post from certain category in a certain way on my wordpress site. I have main function ready with hardcoded category number in it and now I would ...
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Can't access global scope in widgets

How to set global/static variable inside of a widget function of a widget? I use this code: class MY_Widget extends WP_Widget { function widget( $args, $instance ) { global $myvar; ...
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Update the same widget in multiple sidebars

I have a fully functionnal widget with some inputs and I put this widget in a second sidebar. I want to know if it's possible to automatically update the second widget with all the informations ...
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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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Modify default widgets

i want to add a class to the link inside the footer widgets. how can i do that ? I found a way to add a class to the widget it self but not to the link inside of it ! The concerned widget are ...
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How to add images to widget instance from backend

I am working on a project which has content(no posts) and I want to give complete control to user to change and edit content from admin panel. I have created widget added fields to it but I don't know ...
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WordPress returns incorrect timestamp in drip-feed widget

First off, yes I have contacted s2member support on this topic, but they have not been super helpful. Additionally, I'm not convinced this is an s2member plugin issue. Ok here goes: I'm working on a ...
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Get the sidebar title outside widget

I want to find a way to get the sidebar title outside of the widget area. My actual functions file: if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __( ...
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Theme Customizer not recognizing Widgets

First of - i do not know much coding, though i do learn quickly and am looking to get this issue sorted ASAP. I am sure it is something simple. When i load up my site in the Wordpress Theme ...
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Change widget: categories to tags

I have a theme with a widget that displays posts from a category. How can I change it to tags? This is the code: /** * Plugin Name: Middle Buzz Widget */ add_action( 'widgets_init', ...
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MYSQL ignore categories on Wordpress widget

I have this WP widget that pulls random products from the DB. What I really want is to be able to include just a few products categories (or exclude). Can anyone help me? I appreciate. <?php ...
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Nested widgets in widget.php

Anyone here accomplished that? I've seen a theme that did this before but can't remember it. It allows you to drag a widget inside another widget in widgets.php, giving you the ability to create ...
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Hide specific categories from category widget

I'm trying to hide a large amount of categories from my category widget. I've tried a few plugins but none of them seem to want to let me use the dropdown option. I looked into the ...
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How to load individual widgets within sidebar(Not all at once)

I want to load my Wordpress site sidebar widgets when scroll down. So I want to know how to load individual widgets one by one. I tried plugins like 'Lazy Widget Loader'. But they didn't work for me. ...
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Get plugin option number from WordPress widget

[7]=> array(15) { ["title"]=>string(0) "" ["labelone"]=>string(0) "" ["labeltwo"]=>string(0) "" ["group"]=>string(0) "" ["member"]=>string(0) "" ...
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displaying page attachment image in custom widget

So I have this custom widget where you can select a page from a dropbox and the widget will lead you to this page. The problem is i have no idea how to display the page's attachment image. ...
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How can I add page-level settings to a widget?

I've authored a widget that has settings on the widget page, and works correctly. I would like to add the ability to set an override for the widget's settings on a specific page or post. I'm imagining ...
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Select a widget from appearance menu

i'm creating a mega menu in WordPress and i need to add a widget field to select a widget area form appearance menu than show the selected widget width the_widget( 'widget_name' ) function
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Widgets: Ajax Filtering and Add rewrite rules

I have built an Ajax filtering plugin for my widgets that works by adding url params through jQuery (when a link is clicked) and having pre_get_posts $_GET these values. These values then setup the ...
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Call outside functions to within wordpress widgets class

Hi i'm created widget for show soundcloud clips, and i'm created a function in function.php file to create info link within widgets to show explain images to how get clip id in bootstrap modal style. ...
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display widget areas by adding standard code to page address

How to view all the widget areas on a page by adding code to page address... Some time ago I saw a tutorial video on WordPress that explained how to highlight all the widget areas available on a ...