wpsnoop: fix Flexible Widgets plugin conflicts, errors & issues
When the plugin Flexible Widgets conflicts or throws a PHP error we hope wpsnoop can help you to fix the issue quickly.
Troubleshooting theme and plugin conflicts is easier when you know what Flexible Widgets leaves behind after uninstalling it from a WordPress installation, there is a list down below for your convenience.
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What does Flexible Widgets version 0.3 add to WordPress? Answers Here.
This is an automatically generated report - it is possible for Flexible Widgets to perform differently in your installation, previous versions before 0.3 may have created a different set of shortcodes, used different function names or could have created entirely different database tables to store settings and operate. This is not an exhaustive list but shows how version 0.3 of Flexible Widgets behaves when installed and removed on a clean installation of WordPress.
We have not tested individual shortcodes, features or settings of this plugin but instead have concentrated on the potential for obvious errors and conflicts which can occur, if you need help with the plugin in your local installation you can get WordPress help and support for Flexible Widgets by clicking here.
Our testing covered the free version of this plugin there may or may not be a paid version or premium version available for purchase that unlocks additional features and could behave in a slightly or very different manner.
Summary of WordPress plugin analysis: Flexible Widgets
Which new files does Flexible Widgets add to WordPress?
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|Type & Path||Size||Conflicts|
|wp-content/plugins/flexible-widgets/||152.80kB||No known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
|wp-content/plugins/flexible-widgets/flexible-widgets-admin-styles.css||721.00B||No known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
|wp-content/plugins/flexible-widgets/flexible-widgets.php||93.51kB||No known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
|wp-content/plugins/flexible-widgets/readme.txt||2.34kB||No known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
|wp-content/plugins/flexible-widgets/screenshot-1.png||56.24kB||No known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
Which new options are added to the wp-options table by Flexible Widgets?
|Option Name||Known Conflicts|
|widget_links||Potential conflict with 23 plugins or themes|
|widget_flexible_rss||The widget_flexible_rss option doesn't have any known conflicts with other themes or plugins.|
During use Flexible Widgets may or may not create more options depending on how the plugin is configured and depending on which other themes and plugins are active in your specific hosting environment.
What new PHP functions does Flexible Widgets declare when it is active?
Using Flexible Widgets from the command line with WP-CLI
The following commands are provided for convenience and should only be used if you understand how WP-CLI works. These commands refer to a single WordPress instance and may need to be modified if you are working with a Multisite installation.
How to install Flexible Widgets from the command line with WP-CLI
Navigate to the root of your WordPress installation and type the following command:
How to activate Flexible Widgets from the command line with WP-CLI
To immediately activate Flexible Widgets after WP-CLI downloads the latest version you can use the following command:
How to reinstall Flexible Widgets from the command line with WP-CLI
To force a reinstallation of Flexible Widgets which overwrites the current plugin without asking for confirmation you can use the following command:
How to update Flexible Widgets to the latest version from the command line with WP-CLI
How to delete Flexible Widgets from the command line with WP-CLI
Where can you download earlier versions of Flexible Widgets?
Whenever possible you should use the latest version of plugins and themes, however if you have recently updated and discovered that you need to install an earlier version you may be able to download other versions of Flexible Widgets from the WordPress repository by visiting this link.
Please note that installing earlier versions of a theme or plugin is not generally a recommended course of action for most users and could re-introduce security, stability or other issues in Flexible Widgets
About our testing enviroment
It is very possible that different versions of PHP such as PHP 8.0, PHP 7.4, or PHP 7.3 could behave differently with Flexible Widgets. Different versions of WordPress could implement the features of this plugin in slightly different ways as well.