Managing WordPress widgets the easier way with "Enable accessibility mode" feature

Today I learned that WordPress has a nice built-in Enable accessibility mode feature that allows users to manage widgets with more granular control. Most often when I am supporting users, they find it tough to move widgets around. Same applies to working with menu items. 

I would often redirect them to /wp-admin/widgets.php instead of using the live preview that the Customizer offers. 

Getting back to the topic, when you open that page, you should be able to notice a Enable accessibility mode option under the Screen options section. 

Once this is activated, refresh the widgets page and you should be able to notice a different interface. 

Widgets section of a WordPress site with Enable accessibility mode enabled

The existing widgets on the right should have Edit¬†button, and new widgets on the left should have an¬†Add¬†button.¬†When you click either of the two,¬†the widget loads on a special page of its own. ūü§Į

Individual pages for the widgets!

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