[wp-hackers] widgets and themes issue

Rich Pedley elflop at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 31 16:06:47 GMT 2009

2009/1/31 DD32 <wordpress at dd32.id.au>:
> 2009/1/31 Rich Pedley <elflop at googlemail.com>:
>> She enabled a widget in a theme, then changed themes and found that
>> that widget, Pages for example, was then no longer available for use
>> in the enabled theme. She had to revert back to the old one, disable
>> the widget there, change back to the new theme and re-enable it.
>> Bug, or intended behaviour?
> I think I've seen a Trac ticket for something similar.. If a Sidebar
> is removed whilst it has widgets on it, Those widgets are unnavailable
> for the other sidebars.

Found it:

can't login on there at the moment so unable to update it myself.
my mind is on a permanent tangent

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