Getting PHP Working in Widgets By default any PHP code won’t execute in WordPress widgets or sidebars, you can probably get by with a plugin but you can also add a function in your themes function.php file to allow PHP to run, what you need to declare is a custom function and filter. //Allow PHP to…

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By default you can’t add HTML to a Widget Title in WordPress, such as a break tag <br>, you can get around this by adding a filter to allow shortcode to the title area…. In functions.php file in your child theme add: add_filter(‘widget_title’, ‘do_shortcode’); add_shortcode(‘br’, ‘ng_shortcode_breaktag’); function ng_shortcode_break( $attr ){ return ‘<br />’; } Now…

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How to create new WordPress templates for your theme including posts, pages, headers, footers and sidebars. To change the WordPress home page edit the index.php in the main theme  if using a child theme, just copy and then edit the file in your child theme folder alternatively you can create/edit front-page.php  – this will take priority over the index.php To make a…

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