Widgets + Gutenberg

Widgets let you add content in 1 place
and have that content appear in multiple pages

Pro’s of using Widgets

  • Manage in 1 place
  • Update in 1 place and change on every page where the widget is shown

Display options of widgets

  • Turn off widgets per page
  • Show different widgets per page

Widgets in Gutenberg have a new Block Interface

Pro’s of the new interface

  • You can add any Block now to widgets
  • Interface not as friendly as old widget interface

One possible solution for you

  • Build your widget areas using the new Block Editor interface
  • Use the Classic Widgets plugin to bring back the old widgets interface