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X2 Widget ShortCodes


X2 Widget ShortCodes is a very small Plugin and gives you the possibility to use your Widgets as Shortcodes.

It creates 5 new Widget Areas ( shortcode 1 to shortcode 5 ).

The Shortcode is [x2_widget id=””] and comes with 2 parameter:

id -> the widget id 1 – 5

css -> add your custom css

Just add the Shortcode into your Pages, Post.. that’s it.

The plugin is designed for the x2 Theme but should also work with other themes.


You can download and install X2 Widget ShortCodes using the built in WordPress plugin installer. If you download X2 Widget ShortCodes manually,
make sure it is uploaded to “/wp-content/plugins/”.

Activate X2 Widget ShortCodes in the “Plugins” admin panel using the “Activate” link. If you’re using WordPress Multisite, you can optionally activate X2 Widget ShortCodes Network Wide.

Contributors & Developers

“X2 Widget ShortCodes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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final 1.0 version