Introduction to Widgets

WordPress Widgets let you add content and features to specific areas of your website. This could be a sidebar area or header/footer area. The theme you are using will define widget areas that you can use. There are default widgets that come with the standard WordPress install; for post categories, navigation, search, login etc. Installed plugins will often add their own widgets, to the widget area. Appearance->Widgets. To learn more watch this video on widgets: