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How do i add a shortcode to a dashboard widget? (4 posts)

  1. unwohltaeter
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi!

    I want to add a contact form (contact form 7) to a dashboard widget. How does this work?

    Greetings, unwohltaeter

  2. Digital Raindrops
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Do you mean sidebar widget?

    Add a 'text html' widget to the sidebar and enter the Contact 7 shortcode.

    HTH

    David

  3. unwohltaeter
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    No, not a sidebar widget. I mean the boxes you can see on the admin dashboard. Like "incoming links", "recent comments" and so on.

  4. Digital Raindrops
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ok,
    I got it for multi-site, site authors, admins etc: to super admin?

    I would ask in the Multi-Site forum, it may need a different plugin, I had a WPMU install and there were admin plugins like that.

    WPMU-Premium have a Custom Content Dashboard Widget but that costs!

    Check out this post, not sure if it will work with a short code, but you should be able to copy the the html layout from Contact 7 and use that.

    HTH

    David

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