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Widgets

A widget is a small box of content, dynamic or not, that shows up somewhere on a widget-enabled site. Often, that location is in the sidebar of a blog, but that's not a rule. A widget area can be anywhere a theme developer wants it to be. Common widgets contain:

  • A monthly archive of blog posts
  • Recent comments posted on the blog
  • A clickable list of categories
  • A tag cloud
  • A search box, and so on

Most themes these days are widget-enabled, with one or more widget areas (they work like locations for menus) available on your blog. To control the widgets on your new TwentyTen-themed website, navigate to Appearance | Widgets:

Widgets

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