Widgets allow you to add specific content to what are known as “widget areas.” These are typically sidebars and footers. A few examples of WordPress widgets include Categories, Custom Menu, Meta, Recent Posts, Text, Search, and Tag Cloud. They’re a powerful addition to WordPress, and they’re pretty easy to use on their own, but it’s always nice to have an additional feature here and there. That’s what Widget Options does. It enhances the way you use WordPress widgets and gives you much more control over them, no matter if you’re a general user or a developer.
Widget Options Overview
Widget Options is a free WordPress plugin that gives you more control over your widgets. This means having the ability to show or hide specific widgets on specific pages, post types and even taxonomies as well as the ability to choose which types of devices specific widgets get displayed on.
It also allows developers to use predefined classes, IDs, conditional tags and custom PHP with widgets. It even has support for the Page Builder plugin by SiteOrigin on top of it all.
There are, of course, much more exciting features in the premium version, but we’ll get