Footer Mega Grid Columns – For Legacy / Classic / Old Widget Screen

Description

Important Note : This plugin work better with WordPress older version till 5.7.

It still works with latest version of WordPress 5.8 or above but you need to enable Legacy / Classic / Old Widget Screen. For this you need to add following code in your theme/child theme functions.php file:

function fmgc_theme_setup() {
    remove_theme_support( 'widgets-block-editor' );
}
add_action( 'after_setup_theme', 'fmgc_theme_setup' );

OR

// Disables the block editor from managing widgets.
add_filter( 'use_widgets_block_editor', '__return_false' );

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Is your footer stuck in the default โ€œ1 or 2 columnsโ€ that came with your theme?

Footer Mega Grid Columns is a free plugin which allows you to create footer areas in grid depending upon the requirement of your theme.

Footer Mega Grid Columns – Register a footer widget area for your theme and allow you to add and display footer widgets in grid view with multiple columns.

The site footer is a valuable piece of site real estate, often containing important lead generating items such as mailchimp and social. A well designed footer can be a tremendous benefit.

How to display footer grid

Add the following code in your footer.php

<?php if( function_exists('slbd_display_widgets') ) { echo slbd_display_widgets(); } ?>

Features

  • Add a Footer widget ie Footer Mega Grid Columns .
  • Display all widgets in grid 1,2,3,4 etc under Footer Mega Grid Columns.
  • Can be used with most of the themes.
  • Third party widget can be added.

How to install :

Screenshots

  • Widget
  • Footer with 3 col
  • Footer with 4 col

Installation

  1. Upload the โ€˜footer-mega-grid-columnsโ€™ folder to the โ€˜/wp-content/plugins/โ€™ directory.
  2. Activate the โ€œFooter Mega Grid Columnsโ€ list plugin through the โ€˜Pluginsโ€™ menu in WordPress.
  3. Check you Widget section for widget name Footer Mega Grid Columns.
  4. Add the following code in your footer.php file under <footer> tag.
 if( function_exists('slbd_display_widgets') ) { echo slbd_display_widgets(); }

How to install :

FAQ

Is this plugin works with latest version of WordPress ie 5.8 or above

Yes, It will work but for this you need to enable Legacy / Classic / Old Widget Screen. For this you need to add following code in your theme/child theme functions.php file:

remove_theme_support( 'widgets-block-editor' );

OR

// Disables the block editor from managing widgets.
add_filter( 'use_widgets_block_editor', '__return_false' );

Footer is displaying in the full width. How to add in wrap?

Yes. We have added a CSS class – โ€˜footer-mega-col-wrapโ€™ and given a width 100%. You can take the class in your theme style.css file OR in custom CSS section.
Use like this
.footer-mega-col-wrap{max-width:1100px;}

Reviews

โ˜€๏ธ 6๏ธโƒฃ 8, 2020
Exactly what I've been searching for. Easy to use and works well. Good work!
๐Ÿ‚ 1๏ธโƒฃ1๏ธโƒฃ 10, 2018
3 h and I can't find out, wenn I ad a Instagram carousel in mega grid, it shows it only when I also have a content in columns. And if I have content in columns, it show all my instagram picts as well in one raw... why?
๐Ÿ‚ ๐Ÿ”Ÿ 2, 2018
i appreciate you to consume my time thanks for share your knowledge.
๐Ÿ‚ 9๏ธโƒฃ 26, 2018
I love this plugin so much! It's been so helpful using it in my theme's footer when my theme didn't come with a custom footer. It was acting weird on mobile but the support team created custom CSS for me and now it's perfect! Thank you!
โ„๏ธ1๏ธโƒฃ 31, 2018
Responsive to all screens! Very useful! Love it!
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Contributors & Developers

“Footer Mega Grid Columns – For Legacy / Classic / Old Widget Screen” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.4.1 (07, June 2022)

  • [*] Updated plugin name, readme and added FAQ for better usage.

1.3.3 (11, Feb 2022)

  • [*] Tested up to: 5.9

1.3.2 (15, Nov 2021)

  • [*] Update – Add some text and links in Readme file.

1.3.1 (16, Sep 2021)

  • [*] Tested up to: 5.8.1
  • [*] Updated demo link.

1.3 (18, Aug 2021)

  • [*] Updated all external links
  • [*] Tweak – Code optimization and performance improvements.

1.2 (31, May 2021)

  • [+] Added new language code.
  • [*] Tested up to: 5.7.2
  • [*] Tweak – Code optimization and performance improvements.

1.1.3 (12, Dec 2020)

  • [*] Tested up to: 5.6

1.1.2 (14, July 2020)

  • [+] Added getting started page for better user experience.

1.1.1 (28-10-2017)

  • [+] Added support for 5 columns

1.0.1 (31-01-2017)

  • [+] Added ::after and ::before to .footer-mega-col class
  • [+] Added .footer-mega-col-wrap new class under footer-mega-col class

1.0

  • Initial release.