How to Edit a Sidebar Text Widget in WordPress

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How to Edit a Sidebar Text Widget in WordPress

In this example, we'll be editing an "About Me" section from a blog's sidebar.

STEP 1:

Log in to your WP Admin panel. Hover on "Appearance" in the menu.

Now click on "Widgets".

edit widget

STEP 2:

In the "Sidebar" box is a list of active widgets.

Click on the dropdown arrow of the "Text" widget to reveal its content.

sidebar widget list

STEP 3:

Rewrite the title and content.

Click "Save".

You may also notice that you can include html in the text widget. This means that things such as an image from your media library can be in the widget.

rewrite text widget content

HOORAY!

When you refresh your page that shows the sidebar, you will now see that your text widget content has updated.

Yippee!