Setting widget for Welcart

Widget Setting screen

Installing Welcart enables you to use useful widgets for Welcart from the WordPress control panel. You can use various themes where the widget area is set.

The widgets for Welcart have “Welcart” prefix in their titles to distinguish them from WordPress’s standard widgets. Drag and drop a widget you wish to use in “side bar” to set it.



Below is how to set each Welcart widget:

Welcart recommended products

Control Panel - Widget setting

This widget displays recommended products at random.

It displays the selected products that are set as recommended products (itemreco) category.

The number of products displayed is defined in the “number of products to display”.
The display changes each page.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget.

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title.
    This icon can be changed freely by setting “osusume.png” within the theme’s images directory.

  • Number of products to display

    You can set the number of products to display.

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Welcart Log in

This widget is used for login when the membership system  is used.

The fix widget of Welcart ‘s default theme is automatically hidden when membership system is off, but the widgets set from control panel are not  affected by the on/off status of membership system.

After log in, the display switches to member names or log out link.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title.
    This icon can be changed freely by setting “login.png” within the theme’s images directory.

Control Panel - Widget setting

Front – Display before log in

Front - Display after log in


Welcart Category

Control Panel - Widget setting

This widget displays category link.

Categories under the specified category are displayed.

The default value is set to product genre category (itemgenre).
If there is no category set under this category, nothing is displayed.

Create a sub-category under the product genre category, or confirm another category to display by selecting the “parent category”.

  • Title

    You can set a title of a widget

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “login.png” within the theme’s images directory.

  • Parent category (slug)

    Enter the parent category slug of the category you wish to display. You can set only one category.

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Welcart calendar

Control Panel - widget setting

This is a calendar widget to notify of days of operation, such as shipping.

To set days of operation, use “Welcart shop > Setting days of operation” in control panel.

The schedule (set in “Setting days of operation” page) will be displayed as widget, and it will display 2 months worth of scheduling.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “calendar.png” within the theme’s images directory.

Front - Widget Display


Welcart keyword search

Control Panel - Widget setting

This widget is used for keyword searches or multiple-category searches.

Keyword search is WordPress’s standard search function to narrow down to postings, fixed pages, and product detail pages that have the set keyword in their title or article.

If under Control Panel, “Display mode” of “Welcart Shop > System setting” is checked, the product detail pages are not included in the search result.

Multiple-category search is a search function to obtain only products in multiple categories.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget.

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “search.png” within the theme’s images directory.

Front – Widget display


Welcert bestseller

Control Panel: Widget setting

This widget displays popular product ranking.

The default value is set to display only product titles, but you can also display rankings and images by using filter hook.

There are two modes available: “auto-summary” mode that displays summary of orders received in the past 30 days, and “manual list”, which is used to manually specify products.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “bestseller.png” within the theme’s images directory.

  • Number of display

    Set the number to display as best seller

  • Auto-summary

    Select the list to display from summary or hand-written.

  • Manual list

    Set this list when “manual list” is chosen in the “auto-summary” item. It displays up to 10 selected products.


Front: Widget display


Welcart page

Control Panel - Widget setting

This widget is to display links to fixed pages.

Specify pages to display by entering page IDs divided by comma.

If you leave this field blank, all the pages will be displayed.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget.

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “page.png” within the theme’s images directory.

  • Page ID

    You can set ID numbers of the pages you wish to display, dividing them by commas. If you leave this field blank, all the pages will be displayed.

Front - Widget Display


Welcart post

Control Panel - Widget setting

This widget is to display postings other than products.

It displays the title and an abstract of the posted articles specified by the category slug for minutes set in “minutes to display”.

If the article does not have an abstract, it displays entire article.

  • Title

    You can set the title of a widget.

  • Number of icons to display

    You can set to show or hide icons on the left of the title. This icon can be changed freely by setting “post.png” within the theme’s images directory.

  • Category slug

    You can set the slug of the category you wish to display. You can set only 1 category. If you leave this field blank, articles of all categories will be displayed.

  • Number to display

    You can set the number to display.

Front - Widget Display


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