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Top 7 Widget Must Be On Your Blog Sidebar

The sidebar is an important section that may be on the right or left side of your blog. It comprises of different types of widget. Widget positioning and its type should be carefully selected to give most of your blogging. Hence we are talking about some essential widget for your sidebar. Search Widget It is in the top of this list though it is very important on your blog and its top position in the sidebar is a most recommended position. The user can easily navigate to different articles on your blog and it saves their time in finding the post. Blogger team provided official search widget which can be easily installed in the sidebar with just a few click. Get it from Blogger Dashboard / Layout / Add a Gadget / Search Box.

Search Widget

It is at the top of this list though it is very important on your blog and its top position in the sidebar is the most recommended position. The user can easily navigate to different articles on your blog and it saves their time in finding the post.
Blogger team provided official search widget which can be easily installed in a sidebar with just a few click. Get it from Blogger Dashboard / Layout / Add a Gadget / Search Box.

search-widget

You can also use static, good looking official widget

Subscription Widget

We have a collection of different types of Subscription widget.

  • Colorful Subscription Widget For Blogger Blog.
  • All In One Subscription Widget For Blogger Blog.
  • Complete Subscription Box For Blogger.

Popular Post Widget

It is the third widget of this list and as the name suggests it shows your most viewed posts in descending order means the post

with maximum views will be at the top position and rest one will lie below it. It is available in gadget list and can add up to blog with the 2-3 click. Blogger team provide several customization options through which the total number of post shows, post thumbnail etc can be adjusted.

Google Friend Connect

It is a cool widget but unfortunately, it is supported only in Blogger, not in WordPress. If we talk about its feature it is a subscription option provided to readers which enables them to receive updates directly on Blogger Dashboard. You can add this widget in the same way as you add above widget.

Label Categories

It is the fifth widget of this list and its positioning may be last in the sidebar. It provides a way to reach a particular post. You can use number label widget where an integer count is attached to every category which shows a total number of post of a particular category or you can use Label cloud.

Profile Widget

It is a widget that shows a short information about the author of the blog and contains social media connectivity.

Recent Comment Widget

It is the last widget of this category and it shows a list based on the total comments make by a single reader. Officially Blogger doesn’t provide any widget but Feedburner allows you to add this widget instantly.

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