Get Widget ID

Get ID of any active widget.

Author:a.ankit (profile at
WordPress version required:3.3
WordPress version tested:5.2.11
Plugin version:1.2
Added to WordPress repository:11-04-2015
Last updated:19-10-2019
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:8 229
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As the name suggests the Get Widget ID Plugin allows you to display the widget id in the widget form.

One can also get the widget id by inspecting the html but I find that rather tedious. So I wrote this short snippet.

No more inspecting elements and messing with html. Simply install this plugin and you are good to go.

It is based on this Tutorial