WordPress Widget Management Tutorial



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on WordPress. In this tutorial post, i will be giving you guys the step by step guide on how to Manage Widgets.

Widgets are small blocks that are used for performing specific set of functions. This is used in giving a design as well as structure control to the WordPress theme.

Some specific features of Widgets in WordPress are -

  • They help you add content and features.
  • They differ from theme to theme. That is, they are not the same for every theme.
  • They can easily be dragged and dropped in the widget area.

The following below are the simple steps on how to Manage Widgets in your website -

Step 1 - Click on Appearance → Widgets.



Step 2 - The following screen showing available widgets will be displayed.


The following functions appear on the page -

  • Available Widgets - You can use all these to add into your sidebar main.
  • Inactive Sidebar (not used) - These are not used and they can be removed permanently from the list of widgets.
  • Inactive Widgets - Removes the widgets from the sidebar but keeps it in the settings.
  • Sidebar Main - Any widget added here will be displayed on your site.
  • Manage in Customizer - This takes you all the way back to the customization page.




Step 3 - Drag and drop in the Sidebar Main. Any widget you add here, shows up on your site.



Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial. In our next tutorial post, we are going to be studying about the WordPress Background.

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