6 Comments

  1. Thomas

    This is awesome! They should have added this a long time ago but I guess better late than never.

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  2. Mike B

    The Custom HtML widget is a great addition to WordPress. It was urgently needed after the Visual Editor was added to the Text Widget, and became the default editor. I dislike and never use the Visual editor, but recognize it’s a must for users with little or no HTML knowledge. Having the Custom HTML widget saves my widget areas from being altered by the Visual editor.

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  3. Bob Kruse

    Well, I’ve been doing just fine with the regular ol’ text widget for many years now… but hey, the HTML widget is pretty neat too :)

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  4. Roger

    Be warned, currently in 4.8.1, if you have custom text widgets, it seems the editor defaults to Visual mode rather than text – so viewing your widget causes it to disappear.

    Just had a site lose all it’s custom text widgets – like booking calendars etc because someone viewed the widgets.

    What a PITA!

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  5. D. Morgan Henley

    My custom css, which worked fine in the past, doesn’t seem to be working with the new widget. In particular, the text-align:center; seems to be ignored.
    Anyone else having this issue? Maybe it is my theme. Still looking into it.

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