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Widgets in WordPress1:25 with Zac Gordon
Widgets are custom pieces of content that often appear in sidebars and footers. They can do anything from list pages and categories to show recent tweets or blog posts. Without access to widgets you will likely be limited to only editing the main body copy on your site.
[Zac Gordon] Widgets are special types of content that you could drag and drop from within the admin area.
They could do anything from these pages and categories to show recent tweets or blogposts.
They can also appear on many places throughout your site.
When you can't edit something on your site via posts, pages, or custom posts, you could likely edit them via the widget section.
To do this, you'll need admin level access to your site.
Widgets are another thing that you'll need admin level access to edit.
We could see on the side here, that we have certain widget areas, one for our sidebar, and two for our front page.
Widgets come in all types and in this case, we could see that we have a text widget as well as a recent post widget.
If we wanted, we could add extra widgets, for example, like a list of the pages on our site,
simply by dragging and dropping them into our widget area.
You could also find additional widgets listed in the plugins repository
by searching for whatever it is you want and just adding widgets.
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