How To Use Shortcodes In WordPress Widgets

Shortcodes are an easy to add some heavy and long code to your WordPress posts and pages. By default, you can’t use these shortcodes on your WordPress text widgets. However, it’s still possible to use them on the widgets.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use shortcodes in WordPress widgets by adding a small snippet to your current theme’s functions.php file. Here’s the snippet:

add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode');

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