Today's question- Blog Widgets. Do you use them? Do you have them on your blog? Do you know what I'm talking about? :-) A blog widget is that list of books "From my LibraryThing" and such, that you'll sometimes see on someone's sidebar. If you use it, do all of your books show up or do you have it set to only show certain books? Do you have a search widget, which would allow your blog readers to search your library? Have you ever made a photo-mosaic of your book covers? You can find widgets and photo-mosaic information on the "Tools" tab in LibraryThing.
I love gadgets and widgets on blogs, especially the LibraryThing ones that show random books. It’s very cool to be browsing through the blog world and get a little taste of what a person likes in books. Another reason I like them is because I’m a cover junkie, I love seeing what different covers are out there.
But do I have a LibraryThing widget on my blog? No. I’m the type of person that re-arranges the furniture in my house so often that you never know what it’s gonna look like. This seems to have translated into my blogging world, because just last week I changed my blog design around again. While I enjoy having a fresh look, often my sidebar stuff gets forgotten – in this case I forgot to re-add my LibraryThing widget!
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