WP_Widget_Factory::register( string|WP_Widget $widget )

Registers a widget subclass.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(string|WP_Widget) (Required) Either the name of a WP_Widget subclass or an instance of a WP_Widget subclass.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-widget-factory.php

	public function register( $widget ) {
		if ( $widget instanceof WP_Widget ) {
			$this->widgets[ spl_object_hash( $widget ) ] = $widget;
		} else {
			$this->widgets[ $widget ] = new $widget();

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.6.0 Updated the $widget parameter to also accept a WP_Widget instance object instead of simply a WP_Widget subclass name.
2.8.0 Introduced.

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