Widget Context

Description

Widget Context allows you to show or hide widgets on certain sections of your site — front page, posts, pages, archives, search, etc. It also features section targeting by URLs (with wildcard support) for maximum flexibility.

Get Involved:

Screenshots

  • Widget Context settings at the bottom of every widget

Installation

  • Install the plugin through Add New Plugin feature in your WordPress dashboard — search for Widget Context.
  • Widget Context settings will appear automatically under each widget under Design > Widgets.

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.4 (May 6, 2016)

  • Confirm the plugin works with the latest version of WordPress.
  • Fix the PHP class constructor warning.
  • Move the widget context settings link.
  • Fix the initial context state in the customizer.

1.0.3

  • Include Russian translation (Thanks Flector!).
  • Add textdomain to the remaining strings.
  • Enable debugging if Debug Bar is available.

1.0.2

  • Load available custom post types and taxonomies right before visibility checks to avoid PHP warnings.
  • Run visibility checks only after the main post query has run. Fixes issues with WooCommerce.
  • Load our CSS and Javascript files only on widget and customizer admin pages.

1.0.1

  • Fix PHP warning in custom post type and taxonomy module.

1.0

  • Public release of the 1.0 refactoring.

1.0-beta

  • Improved settings page.

1.0-alpha

  • Refactor code to allow custom widget context modules.

0.8.3

  • Fix PHP warning that occurred on PHP 5.2.x.

0.8.2

  • Improved SSL/HTTPS detection.
  • Fix: Ensure that is_active_sidebar() & is_dynamic_sidebar() don’t return true when there are no widgets displayed on a page.
  • Two new filters so that other plugins can override widget context display/visibility logic.

0.8.1

  • Revert back to changing callback function in $wp_registered_widgets for attaching widget context setting controls.
  • Fix the word count logic.

0.8

  • Major code rewrite and refactoring to improve performance and usability.
  • Fix bugs with URL targeting and empty lines in the “Target by URL” textarea.

0.7.2

0.7.1

  • Confirm that the plugin works with the latest version of WP.

0.7

  • Bug fix: check for active sidebars only after $paged has been set.

0.6

  • Don’t check for used sidebars on each widget load. Allow absolute URLs in the URL check.

0.5

  • Added distinction between is_front_page() and is_home(). Remove widgets from wp_get_sidebars_widgets() if they are not being displayed — this way you can check if a particular sidebar is empty.

0.4.5

  • Widget output callback couldn’t determine the widget_id.

0.4.4

  • Fixed widget control parameter transfer for widgets that don’t use the new widget api.

0.4.2

  • Initial release on Plugin repository.