This plugin provides the option to enable/disable the usage of shortcodes in the default text widget provided by WordPress along with smilies if enabled for the blog.
Installation is simple and straight-forward:
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- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
- Configure the plugin options under the 'Settings->Parse Shortcodes Options' menu in WordPress. Don't forget to Save Changes!
Frequently Asked Questions
I have set the option to parse smilies in the
parse shortcodes options but they don't show up in the Text Widget
convert emoticons like 🙂 and 😛 to graphics on display option is checked in the
Settings->Writing option page. Also check and make sure you are using valid emoticons and that you are attempting to use shortcode in the default text widget provided by WordPress and not some other custom text widget provided by a different plugin.
This is the options screen showing the settings available with Allow Shortcodes in Text Widgets.
- Initial public release.
The Allow Shortcodes in Text Widgets free WordPress plugin is licensed under the GNU Public License v2.0 (GPL2). You are free to use and modify the plugin as you see fit.
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