How to add WordPress widgets

Following on from What are WordPress Widgets? here’s a beginner’s guide to adding a widget to your WordPress site. Select the widget option From your site dashboard (on the left hand side of the screen) select the option  appearance. You will then see the option widgets     The widget screen On one side of the widget screen you…

What are WordPress widgets?

WordPress widgets WordPress Widgets are handy thingymebobs like tools or text you can place on your website.  They appear outside the main content area of your website.  They are usually placed in a sidebar. WordPress.com themes will offer you a range of widgets but they may differ from theme to theme. Themes will also offer you different places…