Widget is a fancy word for tools or content that you can add, arrange, and remove from the sidebar(s) of your blog. Widgets make it easy to customize the content of your sidebar(s). Learn about adding, configuring, and removing widgets, and see all the widgets we offer. Also, manage your widgets using accessibility mode, and troubleshoot widgets.
- Tlk.io Widget
The Tlk.io widget allows you to embed a web chat in your site. Adding the Tlk.io Widget Visit http://tlk.io to start a channel. All channels are public, including the random channels. In the Appearance > Widgets section of your dashboard add the tlk.io Webchat widget to one of your sidebars. You can choose any Title for the widget or […]
- Gallery Widget
The Gallery Widget provides you with a simple way to display a gallery in your blog’s sidebar.
- Twitter Timeline Widget
Twitter offers embeddable timelines that allow you to display any public Twitter feed onto your blog. These timelines are interactive, so readers can reply, retweet and favorite tweets straight from your blog or website. Get Your Twitter Widget ID First, go to Twitter and create your Twitter Widget. There, you can pick your color scheme and […]
- Gravatar Profile Widget
The Gravatar profile widget allows you to pull in your Gravatar image along with some of your Gravatar profile data. Here’s an example of what it looks like: Once you add the widget to your sidebar from Appearance -> Widgets, you’ll see that the widget settings look like this: Title – The title of your […]
- Milestone Widget
The Milestone Widget provides you with a simple way to create a countdown to a given date. Here’s and example of what it looks like in the Forever theme. Once you add the widget to your sidebar from Appearance → Widgets, you’ll see that the widget settings look like this: Title – Text to display […]
- GoodReads Widget
GoodReads provides a service that allows you to share your reading lists with friends, and the GoodReads widget at WordPress.com lets you feature some of the books you’ve listed.
- Follow Blog Widget
The Follow Blog Widget enables your readers sign up to receive your posts via email.
- Author Grid Widget
The Author Grid Widget is a great way to showcase your blog’s authors in your sidebar. The widget displays the avatars of all your blog’s authors, which link to a list of posts they’ve each written. Here’s an example of what it looks like when it’s activated on a blog sidebar: Settings Once you add […]
- Custom Menu Widget
The Custom Menu Widget allows you to display pages, categories, and custom links in your blog’s sidebar. (To use it, you first need to create a custom menu.)