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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:
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.
Continue to delete the widgets you will not be using: