How to Show or Hide Widgets on Specific WordPress Pages

How to Show or Hide Widgets on Specific Pages
Christena Inman

There are two ways you could do this. First, you could show each widget based on a list of post IDs. This would work well, but would require you to update the IDs list when you publish new posts. The second option is to add a new set of 3 categories used specifically for the widgets. If there is no overlap on these categories, then you can use them to categorize the posts based on which widget should be shown.

Easily Show or Hide Widgets on Specific WordPress Pages or Posts
Sonja Moran

We all want every page of our website unique and enticing. One of the things we do is to place compelling posts that help us achieve user engagement. We make sure that they find something useful. Moreover, not only should every page or post be interesting. It should also be functional. Thus, we add widgets that help serve this purpose. However, some widgets may not be appropriate in certain pages or posts, so we hide them from those places. This can mean laborious coding work if you have not heard of this WordPress plugin called Widget Options by PHPBITS Creative Studio. This free plugin lets you easily show or hide widgets on specific WordPress pages or posts minus the tedious coding work.

How to Show or Hide WordPress Widget Only on Specific Page or Post?
Amelia Glover

Adding widgets to the wordpress powered blog or site makes it more convenient for the visitor to go through the site. We can add categories, recent posts, recent comments, tag cloud, pages and custom menus to keep visitor involved with the blog content. But how to show or hide the WordPress widget on specific page or post? I messed with such scenario while designing a wordpress site for a client. I wanted to show “related pages” widget on a specific page instead on all pages and found an interesting plugin called Widget Context that did this task as I expected.

How to Hide WordPress Widgets on Specific Pages or Posts
Lorena Silva

On a widget, you can see that there is a “Logic” tab. This can be a little confusing at first, but I’ll do my best to explain it in layman’s terms. Below you can see I have my Kinsta widget, which I don’t want to show on a couple posts, including my Kinsta review. Why? Because this would be redundant. So I input the following code into the logic field. This hides the widget on the three posts with these post IDs.

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