Wix Introduces Social Networking HTML Widgets

The flash-based easy web editor, Wix, has introduced HTML widgets. With this, Wix has enabled social media integration into its platform – the hottest trend in the online world. This has provided Wix a crucial edge over other free web editors available online.
What Does it Mean for Wix Users?

With the HTML widget upgrade, Wix users will be able to install the following tools in their websites:

  • Google Calendar
  • Meebo Me
  • Meebo Chat
  • Nabble Forum
  • Wufoo Form
  • Polldaddy poll
  • StatCounter
  • Vimeo
  • Tungle Scheduler
  • Facebook Widgets & Like button
  • Twitter Widgets

For high-end users, Wix also supports blank HTML widgets. This allows the users the embed HTML codes for customized widgets.
HTML is Easy with Wix

In general, to embed prepare HTML code for a widget requires advanced knowledge of the HTML tags. However, the Wix team has done a great job by simplifying this process to a considerable extent. For every widget mentioned above, Wix has provided default coding. Users can make small changes, according to the given instructions, to customize the HTML coding to meet their requirement.

Follow these steps to install HTML widgets in your Wix website:

  • Login to Wix editor
  • Go to Widgets > HTML
  • Choose any of the listed HTML widgets
  • Click the ‘settings’ symbol displayed at the bottom center
  • Paste your embed code into the HTML editor
  • Alternatively, use the default code and make necessary modifications as per the given instructions.
  • Resize the widget as per your convenience and publish the site.

With the integration of social media widgets, Wix has offered more reasons to build your own websites. Now, users can enjoy high-quality templates from Wix, along with HTML widgets.

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Author: Mayank Saxena

Mayank is a Mass Communications graduate who has been using his training and experience to increase the mass appeal of websites. He is also a regular contributor of reviews and articles in the field of website design and search engine optimisation.

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