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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Tidying up the site – adding widgets

All of the content and settings for our review site are now in place. Each post has reviews enabled and a map of the location it relates to.

Let's just finish things up by adding some widgets to the footer of our site:

  1. In the WordPress admin, go to Appearance | Widgets.
  2. Delete any widgets that WordPress has added by default.
  3. Add the following widgets to the footer widget areas, as shown in the following screenshot:
    • Recent posts
    • Categories
    • Search
    Tidying up the site – adding widgets

    Fig 6.15: The Widgets screen with widgets added

These widgets will help people navigate around your site and view the most recently added posts. Here's how they look on the site. ...

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