Enable regulare widgets to be used as Dashboard Widgets in admin.
This plugin adds a new widget area to the Appearance -> Widgets section in WordPress admin, from where you can add regulare widgets to the WordPress admin dashboard.
- Upload the /dashboard-widget-sidebar folder to /plugins
- Activate plugin
- Add widgets to the new widget area in the Appearance -> Widgets section
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Contributors & Developers
“Dashboard Widget Sidebar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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[Fixed] Bug “Undefined index” (Thanks to Musiphilos for reporting it)
[Fixed] Bug “Causes CF7 Generate Tags to Fail” (Thanks to theatereleven for reporting it)
[Fixed] Bug “Invalid argument supplied for foreach()” (Thanks to Paul Shryock for reporting it)
[Added] Contact Form 7 integration. Can be inserted using the shortcode in a text widget.
[Fixed] Settings was not saved with WordPress version 3.8
[Added] Support for WordPress 3.8
[Changed] Naming of ID attributes for HTML of the Dashboard Widgets
[Fixed] When changes are made, they are automatically saved. However, if you clicked on the “Save” button afterwards, the options would show the previous settings.
[Added] “Context” and “Priority” settings added to the widgets, which gives you more control over how the widgets are shown on the dashboard.
[Fixed] If you placed more of the same widget type, then the titles would be the same (https://wordpress.org/support/topic/widget-titles-2). Thanks to Nick (nikmav) for the fix of this bug.
[Updated] Uploaded screenshots
[Updated] Did some changes in the readme.txt file
[Added] First version.