Creating Widgets with Visual Editor in WordPress

create widgets with visual editor to allow images, galleries, and rich text content to your sidebar widgets?

Features

Some of the feautures are:

  • Add media with the add media button
  • Add rich text
  • Easily insert links using TinyMCE
  • Live preview in customizer
  • Supports full screen editing mode
  • Support for WPML

This plugin will allow you to use the tinymce editor tool bar for your sidebar widgets allowing you to easily add images and galleries using the default [Add Media] button.

Plugin: Black Studio TinyMCE Widget

Once installed it will add a widget called Visual Editor.

Click and drag the widget to the sidebar widget area where you want to use it.

Creating Widgets with Visual Editor

widgets with visual editor in wordpress


wordpress widget with visual editor

You can now create a widget using the TinyMCE visual editor.

How to embed content such as video

WordPress has an autoembed feature that makes adding videos and more with an easy shortcode. If you are adding a youtube video simply wrap the youtbe url of the video in the embed shortcodes.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXXX[/embed]

Translate widgets using WPML

Black Studio TinyMCE widget is compatible with the WPML translation plugin. To translate it once your widget has been created (it must be created first) go to WPML -> String translation and translate the title and text from there. If you happen to install the WPML plugin after your widgets have been created you can simply click the save button to resave them and they will then appear on the translation list.

The Black Studio TinyMCE Widget plugin is a helpful tool if you want a little more control over your widgets in the sidebar and it’s free. Download the Black Studio TinyMCE Widget plguin at the WordPress plugin repository.

Adding widget with visual editor to the sidebar

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