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Widget Visibility

Description

A simple and easy way to control which pages your widgets appear. You can show or hide a widget on the front page, 404 page, search page, archive page, categories, authors, tags, or any other WordPress page.

Why should you use this plugin?

  • Works in WordPress customizer!
  • Translation ready – A must have for non-english speakers.
  • Fewer clicks saves time – Useful when dealing with many widgets.
  • Follows the WordPress hierarchy for the visibility logic.

Link

License

GPLv2 or later – http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Screenshots

  • Widget Visibility settings inside a widget.
  • Widget Visibility also works in WordPress customizer. Here the widget is hidden from the front page.

Installation

Install via WordPress Admin

  1. Ready the zip file of the plugin
  2. Go to Admin > Plugins > Add New
  3. On the upper portion click the Upload link
  4. Using the file upload field, upload the plugin zip file here and activate the plugin

Install via FTP

  1. First unzip the plugin file
  2. Using FTP go to your server’s wp-content/plugins directory
  3. Upload the unzipped plugin here
  4. Once finished, login into your WP Admin and go to Admin > Plugins
  5. Look for the plugin and activate it

Usage

  1. Go to Admin > Appearance > Widgets.
  2. Select a widget to edit.
  3. In the dropdown box, select if you want to Show or Hide this widget.
  4. Using the checkboxes, check the pages where you want the widget to show up (or be hidden).
  5. Save the widget.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Install via WordPress Admin

  1. Ready the zip file of the plugin
  2. Go to Admin > Plugins > Add New
  3. On the upper portion click the Upload link
  4. Using the file upload field, upload the plugin zip file here and activate the plugin

Install via FTP

  1. First unzip the plugin file
  2. Using FTP go to your server’s wp-content/plugins directory
  3. Upload the unzipped plugin here
  4. Once finished, login into your WP Admin and go to Admin > Plugins
  5. Look for the plugin and activate it

Usage

  1. Go to Admin > Appearance > Widgets.
  2. Select a widget to edit.
  3. In the dropdown box, select if you want to Show or Hide this widget.
  4. Using the checkboxes, check the pages where you want the widget to show up (or be hidden).
  5. Save the widget.
No FAQ at the moment

Reviews

Super Simple and Helpful!

Extremely simple to use and so helpful! I’ll use this on all of my future sites – no question.
Thanks for creating this!

TByrd

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.3.1 – 2016-09-08

  • Fix “Illegal string offset” warning

1.3.0 – 2016-09-07

  • Tag options now works
  • Refactor with better DI container and services
  • Add info on Pro version
  • Update WP tested version

1.2.1 – 2016-02-08

  • Tested on WordPress 4.4.2
  • Removed screenshots from plugin dir and move to svn assets

1.2.0 – 2014-12-18

  • Use better codebase.
  • Added top border to differentiate widget visibility controls from the rest of the widget.
  • Added “Widgets” link in the plugins links

1.0.1 – 2014-09-28

  • Fix notice warnings and typo.

1.0.0 – 2014-08-08

  • Initial commit.