Widgets can be displayed in widgetized areas like sidebars and footers and also added to posts and pages as blocks. Widgets are configured in the Customizer.
- [Instructor] I've mentioned widgets a couple of times.…Some of you have may noticed that in the sidebar…for my customizer, there's currently no option for widgets.…That's because I'm using a beta version of the 2019 theme.…I'm recording this course before the theme is fully complete…and at this point, there are no widgets in the theme.…There may be widgets in the theme…by the time you see this course,…but right now there are none.…But I want to show you how widgets work,…so I'm going to do that in this demo theme.…Widgets are small tools you can add…to posts and page content…and to so-called widgetized areas of your sites.…
If the current theme has widgetized areas like a sidebar…or a footer, the customizer will show a widgets option.…This demo theme here has a widgetized area,…it's in the sidebar and you can see the widgets…on the side here.…We have a search widget, a recent posts widget,…a recent comments widget, and so on,…and that's the reason why we also have…the widgets appear here in the side of customizer.…
- Adjusting settings
- Changing discussion and privacy settings
- Using the Customizer to adjust site identity and visuals
- Creating and customizing menus
- Installing and activating themes
- Extending WordPress with plugins
- Adding and managing users
- Managing comments and spam
- WordPress security and maintenance
Skill Level Beginner
How WordPress works1m 47s
2. Configuration with the Customizer
3. Extending WordPress with Plugins
5. Security and Maintenance
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