How do I show or hide Widgets on a specific page in WordPress?
Upon activation, you need to visit Appearance » Widgets page. Click on any widget that you want to show or hide. This will expand the widget settings and you will see a new ‘Widget Context’ section. Widget Context plugin allows you to easily show / hide widgets on selected WordPress posts, pages, archives, and more.
How do I add Widgets to WordPress home screen?
Go to Appearance > Widgets in the WordPress Administration Screens. Choose a Widget and either drag it to the sidebar where you wish it to appear, or click the widget, (select a destination sidebar if your theme has more than one) and click the Add Widget button.
How do I show widget areas in WordPress?
If you go to Appearance » Widgets, then you will see a new widget area labeled ‘Custom Header Widget Area’. Now, you can add your widgets to this new area. For more details, see our guide on how to add and use widgets in WordPress. However, your header widget won’t display live on your website just yet.
Why does widget not show up in the sidebar?
When a theme is changed, active widgets can get moved to the inactive widget area. A full-width template causes the sidebar to disappear. Sidebars only show when the screen is large enough. A typo in the CSS Customizer can push the sidebar off of the page.
How do I use widget context plugin?
Widget Context Allows Different Widgets on Different Pages
- Find and install the plugin. Go to Plugins, then Add New.
- Go to your widgets page. Go to Appearance, then Widgets.
- Select the widget to work with. Click the down arrow to open the widget controls.
- Configure your choices.
How do I use widget options?
Widget Options has support for the Page Builder by SiteOrigin plugin. You can enable it on the main settings page. When you use the page builder to create a new page, you’ll see the Widget Options selections at the bottom of the Edit Widget screen.
Are widgets the same as plugins WordPress?
The easiest way to remember the difference is that plugins add functions or features to your site. Widgets add content blocks to the front end, usually in the sidebar or footer of your site.