How to create your first widget

Have you already added the GetSiteControl code to your website? If not, here are the instructions. Now let’s create the first widget for your website.

Step 1

Once the code is added to your website, open the Dashboard and click Create widget to add the first widget to your site.

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Step 2

Select the necessary widget type from the drop-down list.

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Step 3

While on the Appearance tab choose where you want to position your widget (there are 9 positions to choose from). Then select a color for your widget in the Choose a color section. You will be offered to choose from the colors of your website or pick any other color. All the changes will be displayed in the preview window in real time.

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Step 4

Next switch to the Content tab and enter the text you want your website visitors to see. When you are done editing click the OK button.

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Step 5

When you first create a widget, it is not activated and not displayed on your website. When you are ready to publish the widget, activate it.

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That’s all. Your new widget has just been added to your website!

If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or contact us at support@getsitecontrol.com.