Shortcodes can be incredibly useful in WordPress posts but have you ever tried to put them into a text widget? Not much luck there when all you get is the text showing the [shortcode] you entered.
Well, there is a quick and easy solution. Just add this to your functions.php file:
add_filter( 'widget_text', 'shortcode_unautop'); add_filter( 'widget_text', 'do_shortcode');
Source: using shortcodes everywhere
Simple. Now you’ll be able to use your cool shortcodes within text widgets.
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