This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

HC Text Widget


This plugin creates new text widget with WordPress visual editor in it. It supports all default WordPress tinymce editor’s features like in any Page/Post content editor.


  • Widget in available widgets
  • HC Text Widget window


  1. Upload hc-text-widget.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use HC Text Widget in Appearance/Widgets

Contributors & Developers

“HC Text Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Translate “HC Text Widget” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Widget value is now saved in JSON format instead of WP default serialized string (in case of database search and replace, serialized strings are broken, this way they are not)
  • Optimized code


  • Removed wpautop unction from output text
  • Added filter “hc_widget_text” to output text


  • Upgraded and more optimized code


  • Plugin now supports WordPress 3.9
  • Fixed reinit of editors on widget reorder


  • Initial release