A WordPress widget isn’t just a fun word. It’s a powerful resource for you inside of your WordPress website. It’s a container that holds anything you need and it can appear in endless areas on your website if the theme allows for a widget to live in the space. Spaces like the footer area or the sidebar are quite common. This allows for efficient content management giving you one area to go make an edit / change and it will be reflected across that same widget area on the entire website. WOW! This is going to make your world in WordPress fun and easy. Be certain to learn about the different widget areas in the theme that you’re planning to use. Here’s a video to teach you how to use Shortcode in your sidebars / widgets.