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I am trying to make the Customizer panel for a Slider in WordPress. I have Sections in a Panel. In the first section, I have a checkbox and a number field.

I want to show the number of sections based on the number in the number field and it needs to change dynamically. For Example, If I have 3 in the number field, then only 3 Slider sections are visible.

Also, all the sections and the number field are toggled by the checkbox.

I have been looking into the JS API for customizer and the most I have been able to achieve is toggling the number field. The Sections don't seem to move anywhere. activate() and deactivate() but to no avail. The js file I have been writing the script in has been hooked to customize_controls_enqueue_scripts -

function mytheme_customize_control_js() {
    wp_enqueue_script( 'mytheme_customizer_control', get_template_directory_uri() . '/assets/js/customizer-control.js', array( 'customize-preview' ), '20130509', true );
}

add_action('customize_controls_enqueue_scripts', 'mytheme_customize_control_js');

JS API is preferred but the one with active_callback will also work since that too did not work for me.

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  • it's not impossible to have dynamic sections but it would be a big amount of work to code that in JavaScript. a easier way could be to use a widget for each slider. and then you create a sidebar that can store any amount of sliders.
    – mmm
    May 20, 2018 at 10:42
  • @mmm got it! Will try that for sure. Meanwhile, can you tell me that if such an arrangement will be possible using active_callback. May 22, 2018 at 7:07

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