Creating Widgets for Site Layout


You can create new widgets to add functionality to your site. A popular widget many people create and edit is the the Custom text/html widget. To add a new widget:

  • Go to Admin Bar > Appearance > Layout
  • Click on the Add new Widget tab (on top right of widget banner)
  • Choose the new widget you want to add to your site
  • Give the widget a name (for your site layout),  and you can also give it a name that will appear to the public on the page
  • Enter the appropriate information for the widget
  • Click the Save button
  • Drag and drop that widget from the other group of widgets into your site layout