class praw.models.PostFlairWidget(reddit, _data)

Class to represent a post flair widget.

Find an existing one:

post_flair_widget = None
widgets = reddit.subreddit('redditdev').widgets
for widget in widgets.sidebar:
    if isinstance(widget, praw.models.PostFlairWidget):
        post_flair_widget = widget

for flair in post_flair_widget:

Create one (requires proper moderator permissions):

subreddit = reddit.subreddit('redditdev')
widgets = subreddit.widgets
flairs = [f['id'] for f in subreddit.flair.link_templates]
styles = {'backgroundColor': '#FFFF66', 'headerColor': '#3333EE'}
post_flair = widgets.mod.add_post_flair_widget('Some flairs', 'list',
                                               flairs, styles)

For more information on creation, see add_post_flair_widget().

Update one (requires proper moderator permissions):

new_styles = {'backgroundColor': '#FFFFFF', 'headerColor': '#FF9900'}
post_flair = post_flair.mod.update(shortName='My fav flairs',

Delete one (requires proper moderator permissions):


Typical Attributes

This table describes attributes that typically belong to objects of this class. Since attributes are dynamically provided (see Determine Available Attributes of an Object), there is not a guarantee that these attributes will always be present, nor is this list comprehensive in any way.

Attribute Description
display The display style of the widget, either 'cloud' or 'list'.
id The widget ID.
kind The widget kind (always 'post-flair').
order A list of the flair IDs in this widget. Can be iterated over by iterating over the PostFlairWidget (e.g. for flair_id in post_flair).
shortName The short name of the widget.
styles A dict with the keys 'backgroundColor' and 'headerColor'.
subreddit The Subreddit the button widget belongs to.
templates A dict that maps flair IDs to dicts that describe flairs.
__contains__(item: Any) → bool

Test if item exists in the list.

__getitem__(index: int) → Any

Return the item at position index in the list.

__init__(reddit, _data)

Initialize an instance of the class.

__iter__() → Iterator[Any]

Return an iterator to the list.

__len__() → int

Return the number of items in the list.


Get an instance of WidgetModeration for this widget.


Using any of the methods of WidgetModeration will likely make outdated the data in the SubredditWidgets that this widget belongs to. To remedy this, call refresh().

classmethod parse(data: Dict[str, Any], reddit: Reddit) → Any

Return an instance of cls from data.

  • data – The structured data.
  • reddit – An instance of Reddit.