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I know that a lot of us like to use those fancy tools that can make or create gif pix, counters, clocks, stickers, and stuff like that.  Well, there are the so called widgets that you can find in a lot of sites like,, and a few other links or sites.

What are web widgets?

Web widgets are portable chunks of the Web that can be easily embedded into a webpage. Use them to get news, information, entertainment, decoration, or whatever else you can think of for your blog, profile page, personal home page, or web site.

If you know of any, please share them with the readers and I’m sure that they will be much appreciated and will be put to use on their profiles or websites.

Here is a few examples of the places where you can find widgets that you might be interested in:

  • Yahoo! Widgets
    {{Infobox_Software | name = Yahoo! Widgets | screenshot = [[Image:Konfabulator screenshot.jpg|300px|Yahoo! Widgets running under Mac OS X]]
    14 KB (2136 words) – 12:28, 24 July 2008
  • Widget engine
    … playing ”’desktop widgets”’ on the [[desktop metaphor|desktop]]. Desktop widgets are physically inspired [[applet]]s that give access to information and fr … … a single, low level interaction, and is prepared to communicate with other widgets in the toolkit. On the other hand, widget engines are intended for end use …
    7 KB (1069 words) – 15:09, 26 September 2008
  • List of widget toolkits
    … ScalOS] replacement for AmigaOS Workbench, has its own system of Widgets * [[GTK MUI]] wrapper which wraps [[GTK]] system of widgets with existing AmigaOS MUI toolkit for AROS and MorphOS
    17 KB (2307 words) – 13:30, 19 September 2008
  • Widget toolkit
    … [[application programming interface]] (API), allowing them to make use of widgets. Each widget facilitates a specific user-computer interaction, and appears … … ]]. Others act as [[Container (data structure)|containers]] that group the widgets added to them, for example [[Window (computing)|windows]], [[Panel (comput …
    3 KB (465 words) – 18:31, 1 September 2008
  • Widgetbox
    … nia]] based company that enables people to find, make and distribute [[web widgets]] for [[blogging]], [[social networking]] services, and personal websites. … … lash-based widgets. Using Widgetbox’s AppAccelerator, users can use these widgets to create [[Facebook]], [[Bebo]] and [[OpenSocial]] applications.
    6 KB (902 words) – 17:52, 3 September 2008
  • Standard Widget Toolkit
    | developer = [[Free software community]] … wrapper around native ([[operating system]]-supplied) [[Widget (computing)|widgets]] such as menus, windows and buttons.
    20 KB (3029 words) – 17:16, 19 September 2008
  • Tk (framework)
    … ons to provide external drag-and-drop, non-rectangular windows, and native widgets. A new theming engine called [ Tk Tile … Tk provides the following widgets:
    5 KB (765 words) – 13:27, 5 August 2008
  • Comparison of widget engines
    | [[Freeware]] | [[Freeware]]
    12 KB (1488 words) – 20:43, 21 September 2008
  • Fox toolkit
    … elements for building a [[graphical user interface]] (GUI). FOX stands for Free Objects for X. … code]] distribution supports building with many different (commercial and free) C++ compilers.
    7 KB (957 words) – 19:25, 30 July 2008
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