Last modified on 22 May 2014, at 22:31

blidget

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of blog and widget.

NounEdit

blidget (plural blidgets)

  1. (slang, Internet) In the context of blogging, a widget featuring a blog feed, which can be installed on another blog or website.
    • 2007, Robert Strohmeyer, "The 15 Best Web Apps You've Never Heard Of", Maximum PC, October 2007:
      Widgetbox also gives you the tools to create your own widgets— either by turning your blog into a "blidget" that others can subscribe to or by coding something unique and adding it to the Widgetbox collection.
    • 2008, Diana Ransom, "Starting Up: Small Biz Tech Speak", The Wall Street Journal, 30 April 2008:
      In particular, a "blidget" allows users to display a section of their blog on other web sites.
    • 2009, Deltina Hay, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization: Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Succeeding in the Social Web, Dalton Publishing (2009), ISBN 9780981744384, page 236:
      Figure 9.22 on Page 235 shows the finished blidget for Social Media Power. Widgetbox blidgets like the one we just created are free, but they also offer a pro version for around $30 a year that allows you to design custom themes for you blidget, among other features.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.