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WordPress. Cherry 3.x widgets overview

Emily Rose January 16, 2015
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Hello, this tutorial presents the Cherry Framework widgets overview.

WordPress. Cherry widgets overview

In order to check the list of available Cherry widgets, navigate to Appearance > Widgets in your WordPress admin panel:

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You will be taken to the Widgets page with the following available options:

  1. Available Widgets area shows all the widgets available for your theme;

  2. Widget Areas – here you can see the list of available widget areas for your template. You can also add additional widget area following this guide:

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  3. Inactive Widgets area shows the widgets that are not in use at the moment. You can move one of the existing widgets with its settings to this area for a while and then move back without losing the settings:

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In order to display any widget, you should put it into one of the widget areas using the drag-and-drop method:

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Here is the list of the most popular Cherry widgets:

  1. Post Cycle widget allows you to display information about your company or about you. You can configure the type of post that will be displayed, category and some other options;

  2. Advanced Cycle widget allows you to display posts from a specific category, you can select a specific post type, configure the settings for Read More link, input image dimensions and add a custom css class. Highly customizable, it has the functionality of changing the display settings:

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  3. Banner widget allows you to place the banner image on your website, also add the description and the banner link. You can assign a custom class to the widget to apply some specific css code afterwards;

  4. 125 x 125 AddThis is the Widget that allows you to show a set of banners with the size 125×125 px and links to any external or internal resources;

  5. Facebook Like Box widget is used to display Facebook pages:

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  6. Instagram widget is used to display recent Instagram posts;

  7. Flickr widget is used to display photos from your Flickr gallery;

  8. vCard allows you to display information about your company or about you. You can include your Google Map location, address, phone number, etc.:

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  9. Recent Comments widget displays recent comments in a more convenient format, you can configure the number of comments to show and the title of the widget;

  10. Recent Posts widget displays your recent posts. You can also show custom posts of certain categories and add a read more link:

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  11. Social Networks widget allows linking to your social network accounts. You can check more information on this exact widget here;

You can learn more about the Widget settings following this link.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

WordPress. Cherry widgets overview

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