Meta Widget

The Meta widget is a simple widget that makes it easy to log in and log out of your site, access your dashboard, find your RSS feeds. You access your dashboard by clicking on Site Admin once you’ve logged into your site. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Settings Once…Continue Reading Meta Widget

Links widget

The Links widget is used to display links you’ve added via Links > Add New in the sidebar. The most common type of link widget you’ll hear mentioned is a blogroll.  A blogroll was originally used by bloggers to provide a list of links to their favourite bloggers.  Nowadays the term blogroll refers to any list of links…Continue Reading Links widget

Image Widget

The Image widget makes it easy to add images and badges to your sidebar. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Settings Once you add the widget to your sidebar in Appearance > Widgets, you’ll see the widget settings look like this: Title:  The title displayed above the image. Add Image:  Used to…Continue Reading Image Widget

Google Search Widget

The Google Search Widget adds a Google search field to your sidebar. Your privacy needs to be set to ‘Allow search engines to index this site’ in Settings > Reading for it to be able to search content on your site. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Settings Once you add…Continue Reading Google Search Widget

Class Blogs Widget

The class blog widget provides a handy link to all student blogs attached to My Class.  Students just need to click on a link to easily go to a class mates’ blog. The Class blog widget only appears in Appearance > Widgets inside the class blog and student blogs when My Class has been set…Continue Reading Class Blogs Widget

Formidable Form Widget

The Formidable Form widget is used to displays a Formidable Form in your sidebar without the need to add any code. Here’s what a Contact Form created by Formidable Forms looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Refer to the Formidable Forms plugin support page for more information on setting up and using Formidable Forms. Settings…Continue Reading Formidable Form Widget

Flickr Widget

The Flickr Widget makes it easy to show thumbnails of your latest Flickr photos in your sidebar. To work your photos must be set to public on Flickr. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a blog sidebar: Settings Once you add the widget to your sidebar in Appearance > Widgets, you’ll see that…Continue Reading Flickr Widget

Subscribe by Email Widget

The Subscribe by Email widget enables your readers to subscribe to email notification each time you publish a new post. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Refer to the email subscription support page for more information on setting up and managing your email subscription. Settings Once you add the widget…Continue Reading Subscribe by Email Widget

Custom menu widget

The Custom menu widget allows you to display pages, categories, and custom links with a single widget. To use you first need to set up your custom menu in Appearance > Menu. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Settings Once you add the widget to your sidebar in Appearance > Widgets, you’ll see the…Continue Reading Custom menu widget

Categories Widget

The Categories widget displays a list of the categories that you’ve assigned to published posts. It helps site visitors quickly see what topics you write about. Here’s what it looks like when it’s added to a sidebar: Only categories that have been assigned to publish posts are displayed in the widget.   Refer to the adding categories support…Continue Reading Categories Widget