en WordPress.com Forums › Widgets why widget why? Author Posts February 15, 2013 at 5:12 pm #1155479 jamesdlambleMember completely new to wp – ive downloaded a wp widget but i’m unable to install and activate it. so far the file is just on my computer; im wondering if anyone has any knowledge that could help me? The blog I need help with is maadlit.wordpress.com. February 15, 2013 at 5:19 pm #1155538 1tessModerator Emeritus I’d recommend this tutorial to get acclimated to the wp.com platform: http://learn.wordpress.com/ You also should know that there are different kinds of WordPress. Here on WordPress.com we cannot install plugins. Here are some details: http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/ What is it that you are trying to do? There are lots of widgets available here and perhaps one will do what you want: http://en.support.wordpress.com/category/widgets-sidebars/ Or perhaps there is a work-around. But we need specifics about what you want to accomplish. Author Posts The topic ‘why widget why?’ is closed to new replies.