How To Add a Custom HTML Widget To WordPress

Hey! It’s me again and I’m gonna teach you how to add a custom HTML widget to your WordPress sidebar/footer, so just relax and Read on.

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You may want to display ads on your site’s sidebar or footer,or maybe you just want to add a little functionality to your blog (like subscription form, contact form etc).

I know there are a whole bunch of free plugins to do it, but you can also make use of the custom “Custom HTML” widget 😄. Yeah, I know how that sounds but pardon the expression.

The Custom HTML Widget allows you to add HTML code to the sidebar or footer of your site.

Note: Some HTML tags like script , iframe , form, input , and
style are not available on Premium, Personal, or free plans. You need to upgrade to the WordPress.com Business Plan and install a custom plugin or theme to use them.

ALSO NOTE THAT: The font and appearance of the title in widgets varies by theme.

So let’s get back to business.

You can Add a Custom HTML widget to your sidebar or footer by going to your site’s Dashboard then to Appearance >> Widgets

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Then you’ll be redirected to the widgets page.How To Add a Custom HTML Widget To WordPress 3

Scroll down and click on the Custom HTML widget, you’ll be revealed a scroll-down menu Choose where you want it to be (it can be sidebar or footer)

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After choosing it click on Add Widget then you’ll be given the options to edit it.

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Fill in the Title & Content fields and click on the Save button.

So that’s that for Adding a Custom HTML widget to a WordPress site. If you liked the post why don’t you subscribe to our newsletter and share it with your friends.

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