Use widgets to enrich your blog sidebar

Journalism students who use WordPress.com as their blog hosting platform may find that their blogs have nothing on sidebar.

Actually, WordPress.com has a lot of widgets that we can use to add more functionalities to our blog. Our blog could thus become more user-friendly overnight.

For instance, you can use widgets to add tons of cool things on your sidebar, such as “RSS feeds,” “blog stats, “follow blog,” “blogroll,” “searches,” “archives,” “top posts/pages,” and “most recent posts/pages.” All those applications could enhance your blog’s traffic. Continue reading