THE HELP! FILES: PLUGINS + WIDGETS
Some of the pages on your website will use a right or left column (also known as the “sidebar“) to display certain bits of information or subnavigation menus. This information is called “widgets” and is found in a separate area of your website.
Widgets require no code experience or expertise. They can be added, removed, and rearranged under the Dashboard > Appearance >Widgets.. You will see a list of “Available Widgets” on the left and on the right will be your “Sidebar“, which contains widgets that are actively used on your website.
NOTE: The title of your widget sidebar will vary depending on your theme (ask us for details). And you can have multiple widgets used in a sidebar. For this example, the sidebar is simply called “Page Sidebar” and we can see that the website uses a Text widget titled “What’s New”.
If your WordPress theme has been created using widgets, you can edit them by following the steps below: