How to Easily Hide Widget Title in WordPress


Widgets make it extremely easy for beginner level WordPress users to drag and drop items into different widget areas and create unique layouts for their websites. You can even extend the power of default widgets to get better control on your site’s layout by using conditional statements. Most widgets allow you to give them a title. This title then appears in Widgets admin area as well as your website’s front end. The problem is that some times you may not want to display the widget title on your website. One of our users recently asked us how to remove widget title in WordPress? Well in this article, we will show you how to easily hide widget title in WordPress.

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First thing you need to do is install and activate Remove Widget Titles plugin. Upon activation, simply go to Appearance » Widgets. In order to hide the title of a widget, all you have to do is add an exclamation mark before the title of the widget.

Hiding widget titles in WordPress

Remove widget title plugin will hide widget titles starting with an exclamation mark and display all other widget titles on your website . In the example above, we have hidden widget titles for search and a text widget titled Stats. We have given a title to the recent posts widget and decided to show it on the front end. This is how it looks:

Hidden widget titles in sidebar

That’s it. It is really this simple to hide widget titles in WordPress. We hope that this article helps you remove widget titles at your convenience. Do you show widget titles or remove them? Let us know in the comments below.