Tag Archives: Widgets

How To Use Twitter Bootstrap Panel Widgets In WordPress?

Earlier we have discussed about replacing default WordPress text widgets to use javascript and flash etc. We have also discussed about using a TinyMCE visual editor based text widget, executing PHP code inside a sidebar widget. Now even you can use all kinds of shortcodes inside a widget with Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. It has tons of useful features and also provides you a simple shortcode widget (similar to text widget) where you can use any type of shortcode or use its built-in shortcode generator.

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How To Display Music Player Widgets In WordPress?

A few days back a user at SANGKRIT.net emailed us (after reading the tutorial on Top 5 Awesome Audio Player Plugins For WordPress) that he want to show his songs in footer widget area using a simple music player. He was looking for some easy widget where he can change the music MP3 file address, album art and everything related to it on regular basis.

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How To Display Accordion Based Archives In WordPress?

Instead of displaying long list of post archives in your WordPress site you can display them in a AJAX powered accordion widget so that you visitors can easily browse them by clicking the year and then month accordions. Clicking the year and month drops down the sub lists instantly with AJAX, without any page refresh.

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How To Display Randomly Rotating Ads In WordPress?

You can display multiple auto-rotating image advertisements using widgets in your WordPress site. Meks Easy Ads Widget is a lightweight, simple and easy to use WordPress widget plugin. The plugin upon activation provides you a widget for displaying unlimited number of image advertisements in custom size. You can enable auto-rotation, randomize them, set the maximum number of ads to be displayed in one view and more.

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How To Create Beautiful Drop Caps In WordPress?

A Drop cap is the first enlarged letter of an article or paragraph which drops up to two or more lines. These are often seen at the beginning of magazines, novels and some newpapers where the top of the first letter of the first word lines up with the top of the first sentence and drops down to the fourth or fifth sentence. WordPress users can use dropcaps in their posts, pages and other custom post types with shortcodes.

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How To Enable WordPress Widgets Accessibility Mode?

Accessibility on web means the websites containing web pages that everyone can use. WordPress also keeps Accessibility commitment so that anyone can easily get access to pages. This is not just for impaired and handicapped users but this is also for handicapped devices.

For Example:

Suppose you are accessing your website from a smartphone device or may be you are using any old Internet browser or if you are located on a place with very slow Internet connection or whatever.

WordPress widgets page also provides you accessibility option. You can easily turn it ON/OFF in situations where you cannot move your widgets with drag and drop feature.

Turning on ‘Accessibility Mode‘ through WordPress ‘Screen Options‘ option present in top right corner of your WordPress admin screen will make things much easier for you.

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Widgets page with Enabled Accessibility Mode displays all widgets with an ‘Add‘ button. Clicking the ‘Add‘ button on a widget opens up a new page where you can use dropdown menu for choosing a widget area (for that specific widget). Another drop down menu lets you select the widget position.

How To Use WordPress Widgets?

WordPress Widgets are the functional blocks mostly used in sidebars for adding content and features. Now-a-days WordPress Widgets are not just limited to sidebars but there are many good themes which provides you with more widget areas like Twenty Fourteen WordPress theme has three different widget areas: First is the primary sidebar (on left), second widgets area is content sidebar (on right) and the third widget area is present on the footer and hence widgets can be added on all there widget areas.

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Easily Display Tabbed Group Of Widgets With Animated Scroll In WordPress

A few months backs we have posted a list of Top 3 Tabbed Widget Plugins. In this tutorial we will be showing you the usage of a new awesome tabbed widget which is very much different from last three tabbed widget. Widgets In Tabs can group any number of widgets into one tabbed and light widget which works beautifully with most WordPress themes. Unlike to other tabbed widget plugins, Widgets In Tabs is not limited to specific widget types but it allows you to add any widget in its animated tabbed display.

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How To Slide Instagram Images Using A Responsive Slider In WordPress?

Yesterday we discussed about best plugins for embedding photo galleries from popular image sharing websites on Internet and on same tutorial we discussed about embedding photo tile galleries from Instagram. Now here we explain you the working of an awesome slider widget which can shows 20 latest images from a public Instagram user. All in responsive style using a grid gallery or image slider.

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Importing & Exporting Widgets With Their Settings Between WordPress Sites

While completely moving WordPress installation (including the database, files and plugins), widgets settings automatically moves and the website automatically starts working like before. This procedure is good for moving large websites but sometimes you might need need to reuse only widget settings, if there are only one or two widgets then that can be moved manually. However, if there are many widgets, widget areas in multiple sidebars then a better, fats and more easy solution is needed. This tutorial explains you how you can import & export widget settings across WordPress installations.

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Top 3 Accordion Menu & Widget Plugins For Utilizing Sidebar Space In WordPress

According is good for saving space and showing up more things on user’s demand. Earlier we have discussed about many according plugins that enables you to add accordion with your post & post type content and now in this tutorial we are posting something new, we are sharing a list of three best plugins that provides you with accordion based menus and menu widgets.

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How To Display Widget By Devices In WordPress?

Displaying widgets by devices means displaying displaying the widget content only the device you want like only on mobile or only on tablet or only a computer’s web browser. WP Widget Devices is the new WordPress plugin with which you can display HTML text widgets only the device you want like smartphone, tablet or only on regular web browser.

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How To Display WordPress Post Archives In Compact View?

If you are blogging from a very long time and established a blog with huge amount of content, then the default WordPress archives widget is ofcourse not for you, it can be pretty long and messy. Here’s the solution, in this tutorial we will show you how you can display archives a good looking compact form instead of displaying a long list of months.

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How To Show Recent Videos From A YouTube Channel To Your WordPress Site?

If you have a YouTube channel for your website, you can very easily display all latest videos from there to your WordPress site either by using a widget or by using shortcodes inside you pages etc. Youtube Channel Gallery lets you display a YouTube video and a gallery of thumbnails for a YouTube channel.

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Complete 360 Degree Solution With All Social Features Like Social Login, Commenting, Sharing, Feed & More For WordPress

Super Socializer is the brand new WordPress plugin that comes packed with various social features including Social Login, Social Commenting, Social Sharing, Social Feed and more. The plugin is free and provides you trendy themes with Social Login and Sharing icons and loading time is optimal.

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How To Display Top Authors Of Your WordPress Site In New Stylish Way?

You can encourage your blog authors to publish more content for your website by displaying their name in a stylish top author widget that automatically shows author with most published post. This is an awesome feature for multi-author WordPress blogs. Stylish Top Author Widget is the new WordPress widget that lets you do this very easily in a beautiful, stylish way with animation.

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