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Collapsible Widget Area

Creates a tabbed or accordion-style widget that can hold other widgets.



  • Increment version number because code push didn't work properly with 0.5.1


  • Fixes bug with the way scripts/styles are enqueued/registered h/t NinjaDoll_
  • The "Base" theme no longer seems to exist, so it has been removed from options and the new default UI theme is Smoothness
  • Fixes bug with missing UI stylesheets h/t Ayreona (Google doesn't treat the style sheet versions the same way it treats the scripts, so explicit version numbers are necessary in the style sheet URL).
  • Adds collapsible-widget-javascript-arguments filter to allow modifying widget arguments (see FAQ for usage information) h/t nstampler and ndesign55 for suggestion


  • Update compatibility
  • Fix old-style widget constructor
  • Update version of jQueryUI themes used in newer versions of WordPress


  • Fixed more jQuery/UI issues that cropped up when 3.5 went final
  • Implement ability to use more than one collapsible widget area
  • Implement error handling for situations where a collapsible widget is dragged into a collapsible widget area
  • Begin implementing shortcode (still remains fairly untested)
  • Fixes various bugs (for instance, if you specified an accordion should be collapsible, that might not have worked correctly)


  • Remove extraneous debug info that threw PHP error about headers already being sent


  • Fix errors in CSS. With the bump to 1.9 in jQueryUI, the UI theme stylesheets that were being included also got bumped up to 1.9, while the version of jQueryUI that's included with WP 3.1-3.4.2 is 1.8, causing some issues with layout. The plugin has been updated to be more specific about which stylesheet is included, using 1.7 for versions of WP earlier than 3.1, using 1.8 for versions between 3.1 and 3.5 (not including 3.5) and using 1.9 for 3.5 and above.


  • Modified JavaScript to strip HTML from widget titles before rendering collapsible interface
  • Modified JavaScript to add first-tab and last-tab classes to first and last items in collapsible area


This is the first version of this plugin

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.8
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


4.8 out of 5 stars


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