You can install different 3rd party widgets via the Plugins section or use default WordPress widgets on your WordPress website. After installing WordPress widgets you will have them all listed on your WordPress site and ready to use. To add widgets to your sidebar follow these steps:
Add widgets to the sidebar
- Navigate to Appearance – Widgets in your WordPress Admin Dashboard
- Select area where to display WordPress widgets (the right side of the screen)
- Drag widgets from the left side to the widgets area
- Save changes
How to add WordPress widgets to the page?
Adding widgets to the sidebar is a native process for WordPress but what if you need to add a custom widget to your page content area instead of the sidebar? With WordPress Widget content element it simple and straightforward.