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[resolved] Widgets disappear after changing themes ... any info? (3 posts)

  1. antorera
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It seems that when I switch themes, all the content in the widgets disappear. I assume this happens because every theme has different widgets. This is a bit of a pain when I'm trying out several themes.

    So I've taken to placing all my widgets in the Inactive Widget area before I change the theme so I don't lose all my content (as well as copy and paste to a word document.).

    Can anyone confirm this and have any other suggestions around it?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It seems that when I switch themes, all the content in the widgets disappear.

    This is standard expected behaviour. Widgets are stored on a per theme basis. Using the Inactive Widgets area as you are doing would be the best way around this when you're theme testing.

  3. crzy4prple
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    The widgets you previously had are in the inactive area. Each theme has a function file which tells it which widgets to load.

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