A collection of widgets for displaying maps, images, and/or videos in your
Maps are powered by the Google Maps API v3. Locations can be automatically
geocoded or latitude and longitude coordinates can be specified for more precise
control. Multiple map locations (pins) are supported.
Sidebar Image & Sidebar Video
Images and videos play in a
prettyPhoto lightbox. External images are
supported. Videos can be hosted on either YouTube or Vimeo. Viddler is currently
This plugin pairs well with the
Simple Page Sidebars plugin to allow different
images, videos, or maps to be displayed on individual pages.
- Upload the
oms-sidebar-widgetsplugin directory to the
directory on your server.
- Activate the plugin through the
Pluginsmenu in WordPress.
- Navigate to the
Widgetspage in WordPress.
- Drag and drop images, videos, or map widgets to your sidebar.
- Configure each widget.
- Which lightbox do images and videos open in?
This plugin uses
prettyPhototo display images and videos in a lightbox.
- Which service is used for displaying maps?
This plugin uses the
Google Maps API v3to display maps and geocode addresses.
- Can I change the marker image for maps?
Yes you can! You can specify the icon image to use for each map. Alternatively,
if one is not supplied, the default one will be used.
Contributors & Developers
“OMS Sidebar Widgets” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
The initial release of this plugin.
The finalized release of this plugin.
Minor bug fixes and refactoring.
The refactored release of this plugin. Added multiple pins to map widgets.
Changed array object creation from  to array() for < PHP 5.4.
Added checks to make sure the prettyPhoto library is loaded before initializing.
Fixed multiple map widgets bug where fields were being duplicated.
Fixed prettyPhoto XSS vulnerability by updating prettyPhoto to 3.1.6.