I want to add a check option to the wordpress admin sidebar when I am writing a post or a page to display a specific widget. I tried display-widgets plugin but I want to be able to show a widget directly while writing the post.

Or is there is another way to do this it will be OK.

  • Other than the checkbox on the post edit page, does the display-widgets plugin do what you want?
    – s_ha_dum
    Commented Nov 8, 2012 at 15:55
  • The plugin is ok, but I want another easy and speed solution.
    – Ahmad Ajmi
    Commented Nov 8, 2012 at 15:59

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Barring the discovery of a plugin that does this already (I'm not aware of any that specifically do what you want) you'll need to create your own. add_meta_box and add_filter('widget_display_callback', $instance, $widget, $args) should be the bulk of what you need

  • This what I have done after a long time of search and it works fine. Thanks
    – Ahmad Ajmi
    Commented Nov 9, 2012 at 19:43

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