A very popular question has surfaced after the release of the new SiteBuilder3: How to add various widgets to my website.

What is a widget?

In the context of website building, a widget is a small application, or a component that allows a user to perform a specific function or access a service.  A few popular widgets include:  chat boxes, badges, clocks, countdowns, weather feeds, news feeds, rss feeds, and more.

How to add a widget?

1. To get started, click on the layout tab at the bottom of the Sitebuilder and select the Custom Html module.

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Scared? Shocked? Think I totally lost sense of reality and forgot what time of the year it is?

Not to worry…  It is a steamy July afternoon here at Webs and it is the best time to start getting ready for that holiday season rush. So, is your business ready for 2010 holiday season?

Here are some interesting facts about online holiday shopping:

1. When asked what sources “influence your decision to use or not use a particular company, brand or product”  71% claim reviews from family members or friends exert a “great deal” or “fair amount” of influence (Harris Interactive, June 2010).

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Now you can make your site standout from the competition by adding your own personal messages anywhere you see fit with a brand new widget – Audio Slideshow Message.

We have teamed up with GoldMail to bring you the ability to add engaging, personalized content to your Webs site.  GoldMail lets you record your voice or add sound over image slides. It looks like a video, but takes just minutes to create. It’s easy and FREE.

To install, all it takes is a simple 3 step process:

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The Google Translator is now available for your site! Put it on your site now and let your users translate your site to their language.

How does it work?

We have users and visitors from all over the world, and while some things are universal, we know how important it is that your sites be accessible to everyone. With this widget, which supports over 50 languages, your visitors can instantly translate your entire site into their own language.

The widget sits in your sidebar, all a user has to do is select which language they want and your site will be translated immediately.

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Updates

Today we launched a brand new update. This widely requested update enables you to post useful widgets in sidebars without using any code.

How to add widgets to your sidebar?

1. In the Sidebar Manager, click on the “Widget Module” Button
2. The next screen will show you the Sidebar WidgetBank where you can choose from a number of categories to find widgets that suit your needs (like badges, clocks, countdowns, weather feeds, news feeds, rss feeds, and more).
3. Customize your chosen widget (if needed) and click ‘Insert.’

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