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.

WP Sidebar Essential

Description

The normal Text widget allows you to insert arbitrary Text and/or HTML code.
This allows that too, but also parses any inserted Shortcode and PHP code and executes smoothly.

All Shortcode must be enclosed in the standard [ and ] tags for it to be
recognized.
All PHP code must be enclosed in the standard tags for it to be
recognized.

Screenshots

  • The widgets screen showing a PHP code widget in use.
  • The widgets screen showing a shortcode widget in use.

Installation

  1. Upload wp-sidebar-essential.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the widget like any other widget.

Contributors & Developers

“WP Sidebar Essential” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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