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Changing sidebar titles with widget

  • Hi

    I’m a fairly experienced wordpress user and have several sites. The latest one uses WP 2.02 and Widgets. I think it’s the greatest but just one problem. Before, without widgets I would go into sidebar.php to change titles. For instance I don’t want to use the term ‘Blogroll’ and would prefer ‘useful links’. I can change ‘Pages’, Meta,Categories, and recent comments to something else but not links (Blogroll) or Recent Posts in Widget Sidebar.

    How can I do this and will there be an option to change the title of links and recent posts in Widgets? If not I think it would be very useful if they could be changed easily too.

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  • In the case of “Blogroll”, I believe that this is pulled from your link category name, so you can change it there.

    For “Recent Posts”, I think your option at present is to edit the widgets.php file (either by hardcoding a name of your choice, or by adding a title field—I’ve done both of those things in various circumstances). Hopefully there will be more flexibility in new versions of the Sidebar Widgets.

    baudesign
    Member

    @baudesign

    Thank you very much for your answers bookchiq. This is exactly what i was looking for. Glad I did not ask myself.

    I changed line 949 in the “widgets.php” file.

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