Welcome To The Widgets Demo Blog

If you look closely at any class or student blog you’ll see things like calendars, clocks, videos, quizzes, polls and visitor tracking widgets added widgets in sidebars because they grab attention and creating opportunities for interaction or learning.

The purpose of this blog is to showcase the most popular widgets that educators, and their students, like to add to their sidebar.

The popular widgets

The most popular widgets used on class and student blogs have been added to the left and right sidebars so you can check out them all in one location.

Remember this is a Demo Blog!

We’ve gone a bit widget crazy to help you see them all in the one location and you generally don’t see all these widgets together on a class blog.

Intro to widgets

The term widget refers to any tool or content that you add, arrange or remove from the sidebar(s) of your blog — these are the blocks that make up your sidebar.

Widgets are used for a wide range of purposes including:

How to Add Widgets

Watch this video to see how to add widgets.

About the Text widget

The handiest widget you’ll find in your dashboard is the text widget.

You can add any other widgets you find on the Internet by pasting their embed code into a text widget in your sidebar.

This is how you add widgets from VokiShelfari BookshelfFlag Counter,  Feedjit Live Traffic FeedGoogle Calendar and so more!

We’ve provided links under most widgets on this blog that takes you to the website where you can grab the embed code for that widget.

Adding these widget is as simple as follows:

1.  Grab the embed code for the widget you want to add.

Copy Embed code

2.  Go to Appearance > Widget.

Go to Widgets

3.  Drag a text widget into your sidebar.

Add Text widget

4.  Paste the embed code into the text widget.

Paste embed code

5.  Click Save and Close.

6.  You should now see the widget in your sidebar.

Our widget information on Pinterest


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