Shortcode Widget

Description

Adds a text-like widget that allows you to write shortcode in it. (Just whats missing in the default text widget)
To test the widget you can add the widget and use the shortcode “[shortcode_widget_test]”, it will display “It works” on the frontend and this will confirm the widget does work.

Installation

  1. Add the plugin’s folder in the WordPress’ plugin directory.
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. You are now ready to use the Shortcode Widget from the Widgets section.
  4. To test the widget you can add the widget and use the shortcode “[shortcode_widget_test]”, it will display “It works” on the frontend and this will confirm the widget does work.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Add the plugin’s folder in the WordPress’ plugin directory.
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. You are now ready to use the Shortcode Widget from the Widgets section.
  4. To test the widget you can add the widget and use the shortcode “[shortcode_widget_test]”, it will display “It works” on the frontend and this will confirm the widget does work.

Reviews

Awesome

Exactly I was looking for! Great tool! Thanks a lot!! 🙂

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

“Shortcode Widget” has been translated into Marathi. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

0.1

  • Added the shortcode widget

0.2

  • Added translation support

0.3

  • Added a shortcode for testing the plugin ‘[shortcode_widget_test]’

1.0

  • Tested with WP 4.0

1.1

  • Reflecting the changes that have been done to the default text widget over the years

1.2

  • Corrections in text domain and added one more string as translatable

1.3

  • Minor bug fix
  • Changed tested up to version number
  • Made it translation ready, constant was being used for text domains, silly error, I know 🙂