Circle terms

Circle Widgets

Small, embeddable elements that can display community content or prompts on external websites.

What are Circle Widgets in Circle

Circle Widgets are a feature in the Circle that allows users to customize their community space. They are essentially building blocks that can be used to create a unique layout and design for your community. These widgets can include various elements such as posts, comments, members, spaces, and more.

The widgets can be arranged in any order, allowing for a high degree of customization. They can be used to highlight specific content, showcase top members, or organize discussions in a particular way. This feature gives community managers the flexibility to design their community space in a way that best suits their needs and the needs of their members.

How to use Circle Widgets in Circle?

Circle Widgets are a feature of the Circle that allows you to embed community content on your website or app. To use Circle Widgets, you first need to navigate to the 'Settings' tab in your Circle dashboard. From there, select 'Widgets' from the left-hand menu.

You will then be presented with a variety of widget options, including 'Latest Posts', 'Top Posts', and 'Community Search'. Choose the widget you want to use and customize it according to your needs. Once you're satisfied with your widget, click 'Generate Code'. This will provide you with a unique HTML code that you can embed into your website or app. Simply copy and paste this code into your site's HTML to display the widget.

Remember, you need to have the necessary permissions to edit your website's HTML. If you're unsure, it's best to consult with a web developer or someone with technical expertise.

How to customize Circle Widgets in Circle?

Circle allows users to customize Circle Widgets to fit their specific needs and preferences. To do this, you need to navigate to the settings of your Circle community. Here, you can find the "Widgets" section where you can add, remove, or modify widgets. You can choose from a variety of widget types such as recent posts, top members, or custom HTML.

After selecting the type of widget you want to customize, you can then adjust its settings according to your preference. For instance, you can change the title, limit the number of items to display, or filter the content to be shown. For custom HTML widgets, you can input your own HTML code to create a completely unique widget. Remember to save your changes once you're done customizing.

Are Circle Widgets in Circle free to use?

Yes, Circle Widgets in Circle are free to use. Circle offers a variety of widgets that users can incorporate into their online communities without any additional cost. These widgets can be used to enhance the functionality and user experience of your community, providing features such as discussion threads, member profiles, and more.

However, while the widgets themselves are free, Circle does offer paid plans for their platform which come with additional features and benefits. The cost of these plans varies, so it's important to review the pricing details to understand what is included. Despite this, the basic use of Circle Widgets remains free in all plans.

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