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How to Use Shortcodes in your WordPress Widgets

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Do you want to learn how to use shortcodes in your WordPress sidebar widgets? Shortcodes allow you to do add additional features in your WordPress post content and other areas of your website. In this article, we will show you how to use shortcodes in your WordPress sidebar widgets.

Adding Shortcode in WordPress Sidebar Using Text Widget

First thing you need to do is drag & drop a Text widget to your WordPress sidebar on the Appearance » Widgets screen in your dashboard. After adding the widget, you can simply add your shortcode inside the text edit area of the widget.

Don’t forget to click on the ‘Save’ button to store your widget settings.

You can now visit your website and see the shortcode in action.


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