Using Regular WordPress Widgets On Your Admin Area Dashboard

You can enable and use regular WordPress widgets on your admin area dashboard. For instance: suppose you like adding WordPress calendar widget in your dashboard home or anything similar, this tutorial is for you. 

Dashboard Widget Sidebar is a WordPress plugin that allows you to use regular widgets from Appearance -> Widgets page to Dashboard -> Home screen.

Start by installing and activating Dashboard Widget Sidebar in WordPress

Upon activation visit your admin area dashboard Appearance -> Widgets page and you will be noticing the plugin has activated a new widget area titles as ‘Dashboard Widgets Sidebar’.

Dashboard Widget Sidebar 1

Now what all you have to do is simply drag and drop the widgets you like seeing on dashboard home and that’s it.

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