Get PHP and Shortcode to Work in WordPress Widgets

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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Add HTML [br] break tag to a Widget Title in WordPress

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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