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Plugin version: 4.0.6.1
Last updated: May 24, 2024 (3 weeks ago)
Tested up to (WP version): WP 6.5.4
Downloaded: 0
Rating: 5 (out of 5)

Description


Widget Options gives you super powers to control your site’s sidebar widgets and all Gutenberg blocks on pages & posts.

👉 Over 2,700,000+ downloads
👉 Average rating of ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.9 stars
👉 NOW Gutenberg block enabled

Widget Options expands Widget & Gutenberg block settings with feature-packed options so you can completely manage and control their visibility, appearance, and behavior. Show or hide content depending on user roles, devices, dates, URL…and more!

✨ INSIDER TIP: ✨ Purchase our Pro Version of the Widget Options plugin for even more control – and get the world’s most powerful widget management plugin today!

Take Full Control over your WordPress Widgets & Gutenberg Blocks

Widget Options’ suite of controls makes it simple to achieve all of the following:

✅ EASILY MANAGE WIDGET & GUTENBERG BLOCK VISIBILITY ON YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

Effortlessly manage visibility and access across different pages, posts, and categories with the Widget Options plugin.With intuitive search or checkbox selections, customize your site’s layout for categories, tags, custom post types, and more, ensuring your widgets and blocks appear exactly where you want them!

✅ SHOW OR HIDE WIDGETS OR BLOCKS ON MOBILE DEVICES, DESKTOP AND/OR TABLET

Enhance your website’s mobile experience with Widget Options. This tool allows you to streamline navigation by selectively displaying widgets or blocks on mobile devices. Keep your desktop and tablet interfaces unaffected while optimizing mobile views. The ‘Device Visibility’ feature in the widget settings clearly indicates which sidebar widgets are active on different devices, ensuring a flexible and user-friendly widget management.

✅ USER LOGIN STATE

Decide which widgets or Gutenberg blocks should be visible or hidden to either logged-in or non-logged-in users. This feature is helpful when you want certain website functions to be available only to registered users.

✅ CUSTOM WORDPRESS WIDGET ALIGNMENTS

Change your widget or block alignment to match the entire look of your website. Comes with center, left, right, and justified alignment options which can be customized for each device type.

✅ CUSTOM WIDGET ID & CLASSES

Create predefined classes on the plugin’s settings page and use them later for each widget. You can also add custom widget ID and additional classes for styling or javascript purposes.

✅ DISPLAY WIDGET LOGIC

Use WordPress Conditional tags to manage and restrict your widgets or Gutenberg blocks using display widget logic option if you’re geeky enough to use PHP conditions and in need of custom restrictions.

✅ HIDE WIDGET TITLE

Easily hide widget titles from the front-end display while retaining them on the backend dashboard for labeling.

✅ ENABLE / DISABLE WIDGET OPTIONS FEATURES

Tailor your experience effortlessly by selecting only the features you desire, and easily disable any unwanted widget options features through the intuitive settings page.

✅ WIDGET BLOCK EDITOR

Choose between the Classic Widget or Gutenberg Block Widget Editor with our latest feature. Experience the classic design with the old widget or embrace the power of blocks with the modern widget. Ideal for users who love the Gutenberg experience!

✅ STICKY/FIXED WORDPRESS WIDGETS (PRO)

This premium feature allows widgets to be always visible to users as they scroll up and down a webpage. Make your most important widgets sticky or fixed so that users can access them easily.

Widget Option’s Time-Saving Features

Widget plugins shouldn’t only give you control over your widgets. They must also save you a lot of time! Here are Widget Options’ features that can do that:

✅ LIVE WIDGET SEARCH FILTER

Admins save time and manage widgets more efficiently by enabling the live widget search box on your widget dashboard to locate widgets easier. No need to scroll the page.

✅ NO NEED TO DRAG WORDPRESS WIDGETS TO MOVE THEM

Increase productivity and improve widgets management by moving any widgets easily with just a click-and-select action. No more drag-and-drop! This is a convenient option especially when using small-screen devices such as tablets or mobile phones.

✅ IMPORT & EXPORT WIDGETS AND WIDGET AREA BACKUP

You can now import and export WordPress widgets easily and create backups of specific sidebar widget areas. Move widgets to another website with ease.

✅ VIEW YOUR CHANGES LIVE

This plugin is customizer-ready for easier modification. View your changes live before saving it!

Compatible with Most Major Page Builders

Not all widget plugins are designed to work with page builders. If your websites use Gutenberg, SiteOrigin, Elementor, or Beaver, you can make the most of Widget Options. This is another reason why we call it the most flexible widget area manager!

🛠️ GUTENBERG BLOCK EDITOR BY WORDPRESS

Widget Options gives you full control over the visibility of Gutenberg Blocks, which are the building blocks for many themes and sites today. Simply select the content block you want to edit and you will see all of the Widget Options abilities on the right side settings panel.

🛠️ PAGE BUILDER BY SITEORIGIN PLUGIN COMPATIBLE

With Widget Options on your website that is powered by SiteOrigin Page Builder, you can add more control to the widget panels. Manage visibility on specific device types, change alignments, hide widget panel title, add custom classes, and control visibility using display widget logic option!

🛠️ ELEMENTOR PAGE BUILDER READY

Extend Widget Options’ visibility restrictions on elementor widgets! You can now have the same widget management features available to your Elementor-powered websites.

🛠️ BEAVER BUILDER PLUGIN READY

Widget Options now comes with Beaver Builder plugin integration – integrated for a smooth website building workflow. You can fully manage each module in many ways you want!

🛠️ ADVANCED CUSTOM FIELDS (ACF) SUPPORT

Easily show or hide any widget using your ACF fields and conditions. You can create restrictions on your widgets with the following conditions:

  • Equal To
  • Not Equal To
  • Contains
  • Does Not Contain
  • Is Empty
  • Is Not Empty

The ACF function is also available for Elementor and Beaver Builder.

UPGRADE TO THE WIDGET OPTIONS EXTENDED PLUGIN

Turn Widget Options into an even more flexible widget area manager. Upgrade to Widget Options Extended today!

✨ PREMIUM FEATURES ✨

  • NEW: Unlock more features for Gutenberg widgets and blocks (pages, posts and other custom post types)
  • NEW: Widget visibility for author’s contents and archive page
  • Inherit page parent visibility
  • NEW: Filter multiple pages by keyword-containing slug
  • Target URLs and wildcard restrictions
  • Clone widgets
  • Custom widget links
  • Advanced widget visibility control by user role
  • Sticky / fixed WordPress widgets
  • Custom widget columns display
  • NEW: Widget visibility per days and date range (+ option to ignore year)
  • Custom WordPress widget styling
  • Widget cache
  • Extended taxonomy and terms support
  • Display sidebars and widgets using shortcodes
  • Disable any WordPress widgets
  • Permission options (control who can edit widget settings based on user role)

👉👉 Check out the full list of Widget Options Extended features here.

ADD-ONS

Check out the Sliding Widget Options add-on! Transform any of your widgets into:

  • A modal pop-up
  • A slide in/toaster
  • A chat box
  • …any other animated sliding panel you can think of to increase your website’s user engagement!

CONTACT AND CREDITS

Widget Options for WordPress is regularly maintained and developed by the Widget Options Team.

We work hard to keep Widget Options up-to-date and expanding, to make the most powerful widget and block manager on WordPress even more, well… powerful! 💪

If you would like to contribute, report issues or have suggestions, you can find the development version on Github.

You can also visit us at our Youtube Channel.

Contact and Credits

Widget Options for WordPress is maintained and developed by Widget Options Team.



FAQ


How do I begin working with this plugin?

After Widget Options plugin activation you’ll get welcome message with detailed video instructions to get started. Then go to Settings > Widget Options to enable/disable the features you want. Then go to Appearance > Widgets and start optimising your widgets!

How do I add set of predefined custom CSS classes for widgets?

Easy! Simply go to Settings > Widget Options and on Classes & ID module click Configure Settings then you can add your predefined CSS classes for your widgets.

What widgets are supported?

All of them! Yes, we haven’t come across any single non-working widgets yet.

How’s the speed and loading time compare to other plugins?

Widget Options is a featured pack fully lightweight plugin. Using Query Monitor plugin you’ll find that the plugin doesn’t load too much queries and doesn’t affect your website’s loading time. You can check more information how optimized Widget Options is here.



Screenshots:


  1. Widgets Visibility Options in WP Customizer

    Widgets Visibility Options in WP Customizer

  2. Device Visibility Options

    Device Visibility Options

  3. Block Widget Editor Enabled

    Block Widget Editor Enabled

  4. Gutenberg Page and Post Block

    Gutenberg Page and Post Block

  5. Display Widget Logic

    Display Widget Logic

  6. Pagebuilder by SiteOrigin Plugin Widget Options

    Pagebuilder by SiteOrigin Plugin Widget Options

  7. Widget Importer & Exporter Feature

    Widget Importer & Exporter Feature

  8. Widgets Custom Alignment

    Widgets Custom Alignment

  9. Widget CSS ID & Classes

    Widget CSS ID & Classes

  10. Advanced Custom Fields ( ACF ) Support

    Advanced Custom Fields ( ACF ) Support

  11. Pages Visibility Options

    Pages Visibility Options

  12. Widget Options Available Features

    Widget Options Available Features

  13. Beaver Builder Integration

    Beaver Builder Integration

  14. Elementor Pagebuilder Integration

    Elementor Pagebuilder Integration



Other notes:




Latest Change log entry:


  • Improved: widgetopts_global_taxonomies attributes


Tags:


blocks, blocks control, classic widgets, gutenberg widgets, widgets

+ Jason's Comments

There has been a few widget control plugins for setting widget display options which have lost developer support. This plugin is supported and has many more options including integration for Siteorigin Page builder.


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