WordPress blogging is popular activity among blog users and owners. WordPress has a lot to offer from its hundreds of plugins supporting the blogs design. As a supremely successful new CMS, WordPress has built more number of blogs and websites than typically other CMSes. Almost 54 million sites have already been made using WordPress Themes and with a large following of customers the CMS is reliable and accurate with more credible blogging from new designs.
A set of four new widgets, that were recently launched by WordPress, provides more and more utility to bloggers laying emphasis on social blogging and network building.
‘Blogs I Follow’ Widget
Preview Of ‘Blogs I Follow’
The widget allows the visitors to see a list of blogs that are being followed by the owner of wordpress.com blog from the sidebar.
It includes certain settings like ‘title’, ‘number of blogs to show’ and ‘display as’. The title in the widget shows the title included. The number of blogs to be followed are included in the ‘number of blogs to show’ which are at the most 50. The list is shown as simple text list while also as a grid of images.
‘Posts I Like’ Widget
Preview Of ‘Posts I Like’ Widget
A simple widget that would list all the posts the user has ‘liked’ on WordPress.com and helps readers discover more posts. Widget settings provide for ‘title’, ‘number of posts to show’, ‘display as’, ‘author’s likes to display’. ‘Title’ and also with the settings ‘number of liked’ posts are included in the widget.
‘My Community’ Widget
Preview Of ‘My Community’ Widget
The ‘My Community’ widget adds all the users interacting with the WordPress.com website designed by the owner. ‘Title of widget’, ‘shows how many users’ and ‘include activity from’ are the settings for the ‘My Community’ widget. The ‘include activity from’ provides list of users from categories for people who’ve liked them, commenters and followers. The ‘My Community’ widget is similar to a list of people that visits or interacts with the site not essentially as a forum or meeting place.
Preview Of ‘Gravatar’ Widget
The ‘Gravatar’ widget allows to put in the images with some of the profile information and details. The settings for the widget include Title, select a user, show personal links and show account links. ‘Show Personal Links’ allows the blogger to display links to websites, blogs and other sites describing who he is, his likes, works and hobbies. ‘Show Account Links’ displays the links for profiles being used on the web. These account links are added through the verifying services from ‘Gravataar’.
These four Widgets from WordPress let the bloggers design their blogs for owner’s to link user activity or time spent on the site as showcase of profiles. Most of the blog comments, posts or reviews bring more visitors and users to visit the website or blog. WordPress has more evolved widgets, plugins and support that simply add to the popularity achieved from using the widgets on blogs for social sites or networking. Most analysts believe that WordPress has more to offer in terms of widgets and plugins that support reader’s appreciation and in turn should also formulate bringing the reliability aspect for new blogs or websites with widgets supporting new add-on features.
WordPress Customization is more popular as it is offering free hosting for blogs along with free domain name hosting. The CMS is more in tune with the affordable widget theme and the likely causes for building readerships also. WordPress blogging generates social trend from posts and reviews where user recommends the story, post or article and the link for the same.