Remove WordPress Widgets from Sidebar or Homepage

This document will walk students through removing widgets from a WordPress sidebar on the Home page or subsequent pages.

Log into your UWGB Subdomain cPanel, and your WordPress Dashboard using these steps:

From your WordPress Dashboard, hover over the appearance tool, then click on widgets:

widget tool

You'll notice you're editing the "Sidebar." This means that if the theme allows, these widgets will display on the sidebar of the pages or posts. To remove the un-used widgets, expand the arrow, then delete the widget. 
**Note: This does not permanently delete the widget functionality--it just removes it from the sidebar.

expand

delete

Continue to delete the widgets you will not be using:

one more example




Keywords:remove, wordpress, widget, sidebar, homepage, help, boxes, search, archive, recent posts, meta, recent pages, tag, cloud, author, portfolio, domain, subdomain, capstone   Doc ID:80178
Owner:Kate F.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2018-02-16 09:31 CDTUpdated:2018-02-16 09:38 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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