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Use Shortcodes in Sidebar Widgets


Use Shortcodes in Sidebar Widgets does exactly what it’s name would suggest: It lets you execute shortcodes in text sidebar widgets. It’s an extremly light plugin as it’s basically a one-liner. Simply install and activate. No settings needed.

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To install the plugin and get it working

  1. Unzip and create a new directory ‘/wp-content/plugins/use-shortcodes-in-sidebar-widgets’
  2. Upload the contents to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/wp-app-store-connect’ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Done. Now you can use any shortcodes in a text sidebar widget.


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Contributors & Developers

“Use Shortcodes in Sidebar Widgets” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial version.