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WordPress widgets are not clickable

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If you have wordpress blog sometime you faced to this error. All wordpress widgets are displaying properly.After clicked on the each widget’s options are not opening.Another issue is widgets are not displaying.Menu items are not displaying when mouse hover.And other error is can’t drag and drop wordpress widgets. So in this post is describing how to solve these issues.
There are the errors in the admin panel.

  • After clicked on the each widget’s options are not opening.
  • Can’t drag and drop widgets.
  • Menu items are not displaying when mouse hover.
  • Sometimes not saving data.

The reason is javascript/jquery conflicting.

How to fix these issues?

There are some methods to fix these issues.


Disable all plugins and check it.If not success sign out again.If success, the reason is plugins conflicting.Enable one by one and detect the plugin and try to update it.


If you installed cache plugins clear all cache with admin panel.If you minified javascript, disable and check with reloading page.


Apply twenty twelve or twenty eleven theme and check.If success, the reason is in your current theme.Try to update or find the solutions.


If you are not install firebug add-on, immediately install to the browser and press F12 key, click Console button and check if displaying javascript or some errors.
If displaying you can identify what the errors.


Check the jquery library file is loaded into the admin panel.If not exist, add it.
Better way is add “Use Google Libraries” Plugin.Then lot of issues are fixing.
Download Use Google Libraries from here.


1-Go to the root folder and open wp-config.php file.
2-Copy and paste the following script end of the file and save it.

define('SCRIPT_DEBUG', true);

3-Check the admin panel for issues.
Hope this will be help to solve these issues!