How to use the Premium Widgets

Ignite Plus includes the following four premium widgets:

  • About Me
  • Social Icons
  • Recent Comments +
  • Recent Posts +

How to use the About Me widget

The About Me widget is perfect for sharing a short bio and image of yourself. To add the About Me widget to your site:

  1. Visit to the Widgets menu (Appearance → Widget)
  2. Click on the About Me widget
  3. Select the widget area you want to add it to
  4. Click the Add Widget button

You can add your name to the title, your bio in the textarea, and use the uploader to add an image, or select an existing image from your site.

The textarea accepts HTML, so you can add links to other pages as well.

How to use the Social Icons widget

The Social Icons widget allows you to easily add social icons to your profiles in the sidebar of your site. To use the Social Icons widget:

  1. Visit to the Widgets menu (Appearance → Widget)
  2. Click on the Social Icons widget
  3. Select the widget area you want to add it to
  4. Click the Add Widget button

You can now add the URL for any social icon you want added.

How to use the Recent Posts + widget

The Recent Posts + widget is an upgraded version of the default “Recent Posts” widget. You can use it to display your most recent posts and their featured images in a widget area. To use the Recent Posts + widget:

  1. Visit to the Widgets menu (Appearance → Widget)
  2. Click on the Recent Posts + widget
  3. Select the widget area you want to add it to
  4. Click the Add Widget button

You can choose the title, how many posts you want displayed, and whether you want to display the dates. The featured images will automatically be added.

How to use the Recent Comments + widget

The Recent Comments + widget is an upgraded version of the default “Recent Comments” widget. You can use it to display the most recent comments on your blog along with the commenter’s gravatar and a link to the comment. To use the Recent Comments + widget:

  1. Visit to the Widgets menu (Appearance → Widget)
  2. Click on the Recent Comments + widget
  3. Select the widget area you want to add it to
  4. Click the Add Widget button

You can choose the title and how many comments you want displayed. The commenters’ images will automatically be added.

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