Adding widgets

Guide to add widgets in WordPress themes.

General Configuration

To activate widgets for your WordPress theme:

  • Go to Appearance > Widgets.

General widget settings

There is a list of pre-installed widgets coming with the theme. Do one of the following to activate a widget:

  • Drag it from Available Widgets box on the left and placing them in Primary, Secondary Widget Area or Footer Sidebar on the right.

General widget settings

  • Click on it and choose the appropriate area

General widget settings

  • After placing them in widget area you can customize each widget.
  • Manually select active theme colors.

Social Icons

You can add social icons with various WordPress social media widgets. For instructions on adding a standard social media widget, refer to Social Media Icons Widget.

AdSense

You can add this widget if you want to use AdSense on your website.

  • Use the Title text box to rename the widget.
  • You should also provide your AdSense Code in the box below.
  • Click the Save button to save your changes.

AdSense widgets

You can add advertisement banners to your website using this widget.

  • Use the Title text box to rename the widget.
  • You can add as many banners as you want pressing the Add Banner button.
  • Creating advertisement banner you should provide the following details:
    • Path. Provide the source URL of the banner.
    • URL. Provide the website URL to be redirected after clicking the banner.
    • Title. Provide a specific title for your banner.
    • Alt. Specify alternative tags for the banner to make it visible for search engines and show in case of slower connections.

Advertisement widgets

  • Click the Save button to save your changes.

Spider Random Post

You can add random posts on your homepage using this widget.

To use the widget you need to provide the following details:

  • Title. Provide a specific title for your widget.
  • Select Category. Specify the category for generating the posts from.
  • Quantity of Posts. Define the number of posts to be displayed.
  • Auto Update. Choose whether to have an auto-updated list of posts or not.
  • Visualization. Choose the visualization style from provided 4 styles or leave it to random option for automated style choice.
  • Time of update (sec). Define the time period for the post updates.

Spider Random Post

Click the Save button to save your changes.

Categories Posts

You can add categories of posts to your sidebars, using one of the following options:

  • Title. Set the title of the widget.
  • Select Category. Select the category of posts to be displayed.
  • Number of posts. Please enter the number of last added posts from the category to be displayed in the widget.

Category posts