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Buckets: The New Alternative to WordPress Widgets?

Submitted by on 23 July, 2012 – 3:41 pmNo Comment | 1,093 views

Widgets are so commonly used within WordPress that you probably have never questioned if there might be a different way to arrange content within dynamic areas of your site. Today we’re going to take a look at a new widget alternative called Buckets. Who knows, maybe you’ll like them enough to make the switch?

What are Buckets?

Developer Matthew Restorff created the Buckets plugin because he was tired of his widgets not migrating properly. Buckets are pieces of reusable content. This content can be placed in the middle of another content area or even inside another bucket.

When new buckets are created in the dashboard, they automatically each get their own shortcode for placing the content in another area of the site:

via Buckets: The New Alternative to WordPress Widgets? – WPMU.org.


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