Putting it All Together: Widgets
Widgets are where the rubber meets the road— or, rather, where dynamic Web content meets static Web pages.
Widgets are, in a nutshell, instructions to the CMS to show some dynamic content. A widget might say something like this:
“Show me up to three news items tagged “important” and tagged with “Biology,” “Chemistry” or “Physics;”; display them in random order; and if any of them are starred, give them a yellow background.”
Creative widget usage is key to making great LiveWhale-powered websites.
Below are two examples: My News and My Events.