Creating and Using Widgets

A widgeta mini-application that you place on a Web page using PageBuilder; a widget provides either specific functionality (calculators, search, social bars, and so on) or areas into which you can add content (content blocks, list summaries, collections, and so on). is a mini-application that can provide either specific functionality (search, social bars, and so on) or areas into which you can add Ektron content (content blocks, list summaries, collectiona list of Ektron content links for display on a Web page.s, and so on). You can drag and drop widgets onto a page using a wireframethe architecture of a Web page containing columns, dropzones, and layout information., dropzonean area on a Web page where you can drag and drop a widget.s, and widgets.

The following figure shows the relationship between a wireframe, dropzones, and widgets.