Widgetkit 2.5 – Introducing some new impressive widgets

Today we are proud to announce Widgetkit 2.5! It is a huge update with 4 completely new widgets: The Popover widget, the Switcher Panel, Slideshow Panel and List widget. Also, the Gallery widget got a big update. There is now a new slideshow lightbox modus.


The Popover widget enables you to place items as toggleable dropdowns on top of a main image. You can position each item through coordinates wherever you need it. This is useful, if you want to point out particular places on a map or just to demonstrate special features of a product.

Widgetkit 2.5 Popover

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Switcher Panel

The Switcher Panel displays a static teaser image inside a panel. A navigation transitions through the switcher items. You can choose between different navigation positions and styles and align media left, right, above or below the content.

Widgetkit 2.5 Switcher Panel

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Slideshow Panel

The Slideshow Panel publishes images in a slideshow and the item’s content inside a panel instead of an overlay. All options from the regular slideshow are still available, while the content can be displayed in different positions around the slideshow.

Widgetkit 2.5 Slideshow Panel

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The List widget is simple but useful for displaying content inside a list. You can also add images and select different styles and positions.

Widgetkit 2.5 List

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Our Gallery widget offers a new lightbox type. The slideshow lightbox creates a fullscreen modal and presents your image and content side by side. Using custom fields you can display a second image instead of an enlarged version, as well as additional content inside the lightbox.

Widgetkit 2.5 Gallery Updated

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We are excited about our new widgets and hope you‘ll like them. Have fun testing them out and feel free to leave a comment and your feedback below.


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