# Hidden Control

Elementor hidden control adds a hidden input field to the panel. It can be used to add data without a visual presentation in the panel. This means that Elementor users do not have access to this control.

The control is defined in Control_Hidden class which extends Base_Data_Control class.

When using this control, the type should be set to \Elementor\Controls_Manager::HIDDEN constant.

# Arguments

Name Type Default Description
type string hidden The type of the control.
label string The label that appears above of the field. But in this case it won't be displayed.
default string The field default value.

# Return Value

(string) The hidden field value.

# Usage














 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 







 




 





<?php
class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function register_controls() {

		$this->start_controls_section(
			'content_section',
			[
				'label' => esc_html__( 'Content', 'textdomain' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,
			]
		);

		$this->add_control(
			'view',
			[
				'label' => esc_html__( 'View', 'textdomain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::HIDDEN,
				'default' => 'traditional',
			]
		);

		$this->end_controls_section();

	}

	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		echo $settings['view'];
	}

	protected function content_template() {
		?>
		{{{ settings.view }}}
		<?php
	}

}
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