How to put a widget anywhere on a page in WordPress?
The common question we keep getting from our customers is about placing widgets anywhere on a website: "How may I put a widget on the page or post?" Unfortunately, WordPress doesn't have a built-in mechanism for that. We recommend using one of the available plugins from wordpress.org repository.
Use a simple shortcode that allows displaying any widget in post or page
Follow a step by step guide for 3 solutions for WordPress how to put a widget anywhere on a page in WordPress with ease.
1. Amr shortcode any widget
Amr shortcode any widget is a very simple method for displaying any widget in post or page. You can show one widget targeting it by widget's name, ID or widget's type. You can also show the whole sidebar if you wish.
After installing the widget - Widget for Shortcodes will appear on the list.
Then you may enter the shortcode with widget's name, ID or widget's type in a similar way as in the example below:
2. Widgets on Pages plugin
Widgets on Pages plugin is very similar to amr shortcode any widget. The additional feature is the possibility to create custom sidebars and display them.
3. Widgetize Pages Light plugin
Widgetize Pages Light plugin is most powerful. It has all options of previous plugins but...
Extra feature 1: It adds a special button to a page/post editor so you don't need to know shortcode syntax.
Extra feature 2: You can create the own responsive grid with custom sidebars that you can insert into a page/post.