With many HTML5 themes out now users will need more control over their widgets to take full advantage of the new HTML5 Semantics. This plugin allows you to change the DIV/Container element of each widget to one of the new HTML5 Semantic tags.
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HTML5 Widgets – Info & Feature Discussion
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- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- On the
Widgetspage there will be a new box on each widget to allow you to choose its HTML5 Type.
- Will this work on every theme?
Yes and no. This plugin will work modifying the containers, but themes like ‘TwentyTen’ use unordered lists
ulto surround the widget areas and this will fail w3 validation since
<ul>cannont contain elements other than
- How do you fix the twentyten theme to work with this?
You can edit the sidebar.php file in the theme editor and remove
</ul>for both the primary and secondary widget areas. Leave the
<div>s and you should now validate.
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Contributors & Developers
“HTML5 Widgets” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
- Fixed issue with replacement method.
- Initial Release