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How to Show or Hide Widgets on Specific WordPress Pages

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How to Show or Hide Widgets on Specific WordPress Pages

In our previous article, we showed you how you can extend the power of your default WordPress widgets. We mentioned a plugin called Widget Logic which you could use to show the widget on specific pages utilizing the conditional tags. But not everyone can understand those conditional tags. For users who want to change the sidebar content with different pages and avoid creating multiple sidebars and duplicating widgets, you can use a plugin called Display Widgets.

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Display Widgets plugin adds checkboxes to each widget to either show or hide it on every site page. Look at the screenshot below for example:

Display Widgets Plugin Screenshot

All you have to do to get this functionality is install and activate Display Widgets plugin. Then go to the Widgets menu and show the options panel for the widget you would like to hide or show on specific pages.

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  1. Bob Clinton says:

    Installed on WP 4.3 and WP 3.5.1 Just get a blank text area field under the words “Widget logic: ”

    What am I missing???

  2. Anurag Singh says:

    very nice i am very thank full to you wondering from last month for this.
    now it’s done

  3. AyhanSipahi says:

    i used to use widget logic before this.

    is_page(); is_single(23,454,53,1,); used to use code based taxonomies

  4. wpbeginner says:

    @Ynotwebdesigns Yes it is because we tried it :)

  5. Ynotwebdesigns says:

    Is this plugin compatible with the latest WP version?

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