The Image Widget

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A simple image widget that allows you to display an image in any sidebar. The image can either link to another page or it can pop out in a lightbox.

Author:The CSSIgniter Team (profile at
WordPress version required:5.0
WordPress version tested:5.5.9
Plugin version:1.0.0
Added to WordPress repository:29-07-2016
Last updated:17-08-2020
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Total downloads:1 547
Active installs:100+
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Using this simple image widget you can display a clickable image in any sidebar.

You can set the image to link to a URL of your choice or make it pop-up in a lightbox.

The widget uses WordPress’ built in media manager to provide you with a familiar interface for image upload / selection.

You can select the widget’s image size from the available drop-down menu which lists all available WordPress default image sizes.