Many Word Press themes and plugins come with their own custom widgets that you can add to your sidebars.
In this article, we will show you how to easily create a custom Word Press widget.
Word Press widgets contain pieces of code that you can add to your website’s sidebars or widget ready areas.
Lastly, we defined how to handle changes made to the widget.
Now there are a few things that you might want to ask.
Before we get started, it would be best if you create a site-specific plugin where you will be pasting the widget code from this tutorial. However, it will only be available when that particular theme is active.
In this tutorial, we will create a simple widget that just greets visitors.You will notice the new WPBeginner Widget in the list of available widgets.You need to drag and drop this widget to a sidebar.Now you can visit your website to see it in action. First we registered the ‘wpb_widget’ and loaded our custom widget.After that we defined what that widget does, and how to display the widget back-end.See our beginner’s guide on how to add and use widgets in Word Press.