Many of my readers must have seen a new widget at the bottom of my site. This is a widget provided by wibiya and is loaded with really cool features , ones that every blogger would like . This is one of the best widget i have seen. And the best part is that it is easily integrable in blogger, wordpress and typepad. This widget easily customizable and one can easily add or remove features according to one’s liking.
I would give you a review of the features wibiya widget offers.
1. Facebook Fan Page
This snazzy widget integrates facebook to your site. It has features like adding the blog’s fan page. For this you should have a fan page for your blog (which you created earlier). It displays all the latest updates on the page as well as the fans, a sureshot way to increase your fan base.
You can also see Blog Godown’s fan page on this widget installed on this website.
Facebook Fan Page
2. Facebook Community
This is a community for your blog in facebook. Those who are logged into facebook can join easily and can post what they think by posting in the shoutbox.
Facebook Community Page
3. Twitter Dashboard
Twitter Dashboard is powered by backtype and is partitioned into two sections. One section displays the tweets about the website and the other displays the tweets of the website owner like mine (@virtuosoblogger).
Readers can tweet any page from this site through this tool. This tool is not only good for readers but also for the author as through this he can know who is tweeting about his website and pages and also track the tweet stats.
Notifications feature enables the blogger to notify readers about the latest news or site updates. These notifications comes as a pop up on the right side bottom and can be easily closed.
It is a great feature to promote content or news on the website.
5. Posts Navigator
These feature makes it easy for users to see the recent posts (with thumbnails).
Another feature is the random post button which on clicking directs the reader to a random blog post. A great way to give exposure to blog posts.
Recent Posts with Thumbnails
6. Blog Search
Another feature to keep readers on the website which offers an option to search for the query in the blog or the web. Right next to it bloggers can also display their site favicon.
This tool adds a another much need functionality to the blog, translation. It offers translation in 10 languages – English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, German, French Italian, Korean, Russian, Portugese, Dutch. It uses the google translator for translation.
8. RSS And Share
These feature adds the ability to view the Rss of the website without even leaving the website.
RSS embedded in wibiya
The Share function makes sharing on social bookmarking websites a piece of cake. Sharing is available for major social bookmarking websites: Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, Stumbleupon, Yahoo, Digg, Myspace, Friendfeed, Google, Msn and Technorati.
9. Photo Gallery
It Provides readers with an immersive photo gallery through Cooliris’ 3D Wall. (Currently, this application only works with Flickr accounts).
Power of 12,000+ of the most addictive games on your website. This will increase traffic and user time on site.
Games Powered bu HeyZap
This is a feature for bloggers, it shows all the analytics like the number of tweets read, shares, and many more rich analytics.
This can be called a wonder widget having so many features. This is not over there are many more features to come (according to the owners)
What do you think of this Widget? Comment Below and tell me.