Is this still an issue? I have just noticed that non of the sidebar widgets display to anon users.
Edit- nvm i think it is a theme issue.
By clicking "New User" on the page
Causes page refresh before entering user data.
Tested on nodeBB 1.13.1
Hi, this is fixed in https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB/commit/c1b1ee61f38d194b1b7b2d515e0de7d691919a81, will be available in 1.13.2