How to Create Advanced WordPress Widgets – @wproots

Creating WordPress widgets, from simple to advanced, is not a very difficult task, though it can be hard to get into developing them if you do not have the right tools. This tutorial, written at WP Roots, will give you everything you need, including an example, to begin writing advanced WordPress Widgets. This entry is…

Better Recent Posts Widget Pro

Better Recent Posts Widget Pro provides a greatly enhanced recent posts widget. The default recent posts widget that comes with WordPress offers almost zero control over which posts are displayed, or how they are displayed. This widget fixes that.


Simple Recent Posts Widget

This next part in our Working with Widgets Series is going to show you how to create a simple recent posts widget, much like my Better Recent Posts Widget plugin, though it will be even simpler. The goal of this tutorial will be to demonstrate a very useful technique that you can use in countless…

Widget Ninja Premium Plugin Review

Widget Ninja is a new premium plugin from the Web Factory, available at Code It provides a method for users to control in exactly which environment their widgets appear.

List Categories Widget Plugin and Tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to walk you through how to create a simple widget to list categories, and custom taxonomies, in your sidebar. The final result will be a complete plugin that you can drop into your wp-plugins folder and activate like any other plugin. The code for this widget will be based entirely…

Better Recent Posts Widget Plugin

WordPress comes with a Recent Posts widget that you can use to display a list of your latest posts in your widgetized sidebar, but it’s really not very good in the fact that it does give you any control over your posts at all. So I’ve written a new one.


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