Shortcode Widget WUD


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  • This plugin will enable directly any shortcode in widgets!
  • By default any text entered into the text widget goes through WordPress
  • filters which doesn’t allow shortcodes to be executed.
  • Instead of seeing the final result, you will see the shortcode itself as plain text.
  • Shortcode Widget WUD activates easily shortcodes in your WordPress sidebar widgets.
  • Upon activation, you need to visit Appearance » Widgets page.
  • There you will find a text widget in the list of available widgets.
  • Simply add a text widget to a sidebar and then add your shortcode in the content box.
  • You can test it with the built in shortcode: [sww-test]
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About Shortcode Widget WUD

  • Enable any shortcode in widgets!
  • Test directly with built in shortcode [sww-test].
  • Enable/disable this plugin will enable/disable this feature.


  • WordPress Widget.
  • Shortcode Widget WUD Activated.
  • Shortcode Widget WUD Deactivated.
  • Settings page.


Automatic installation:

  • The simplest way to install is to click on ‘Plugins’ then ‘Add’ and type ‘Shortcode Widget WUD’ in the search field.

Manual installation 1:

  1. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  2. Click the Add New button.
  3. Under Install Plugins, click the Upload link.
  4. Select the plugin zip file ( from your computer then click the Install Now button.
  5. You should see a message stating that the plugin was installed successfully.
  6. Click the Activate Plugin link.

Manual installation 2:

  1. You should have access to the server where WordPress is installed. If you don’t, contact your system administrator.
  2. Upload the plugin zip file ( up to your computer and unzip it somewhere on the file system.
  3. Copy the “shortcode-widget-wud” folder into the /wp-content/plugins directory of your WordPress installation.
  4. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  5. Look for “Shortcode Widget WUD” and click Activate.


  • Just install and activate this plugin.
  • Test it directly with built in shortcode [sww-test].


How can i activate the Shortcode Widget WUD?
  • Just install and activate this plugin.
  • To test instantly place the built in shortcode [sww-test] into widgets.
  • Read our online manual here.
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Contributors & Developers

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


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  • Corrected saving language options.


  • Added a parameter to define that the plugin is active.


  • Security update.


  • Added toplevel_page_hook to avoid CCS loading outside the settings page.


  • Settings page added (SC Widget WUD).
  • New custom fields translation.
  • Shortcode [sww-test] title correction.


  • First stable release.
  • Use [sww-test] to test instantly a shortcode in widgets.