This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Wolfram|Alpha Widget Sidebar Plugin


Build your own widget or simply browse thousands of widgets in the gallery on a wide range of topics, including mathematics, physics, transportation, health, statistics, astronomy, chemistry, dates, time calculations, earth sciences, engineering, food & nutrition, money & finance, geography, socioeconomic data, units & measures, weather, words & linguistics, and more. With the Wolfram|Alpha Widget Sidebar Plugin you can embed live, interactive computational knowledge directly into your WordPress sidebar.


  1. Download the Wolfram|Alpha Widget plugin zip file.
  2. Go to the WordPress dashboard and choose the “Add new” option under “Plugins”.
  3. Click “Browse” and locate the file downloaded in Step 1.
  4. Click “Activate Plugin” on the page that follows.
  5. To add the plugin to your sidebar, choose the “Widgets” option under “Appearance”, and drag the Wolfram|Alpha widget to your sidebar.
  6. Fill in the “id” and “num” fields with values from the “Publish” page or “Preview” page.


What if my version of WordPress is below 2.2?

You can download a plugin that will allow you to add WordPress widgets to your wordpress blog from Automattic

Contributors & Developers

“Wolfram|Alpha Widget Sidebar Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • First version