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What is the difference between a plugin and a widget? (2 posts)

  1. modemjunkie
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I know this is a very basic question. But, What is the difference between a plugin, an extension, and a widget?

    Thanks,

    Len

  2. gotsguts
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Len, I had the same question. Here are a couple-2-3 links to some better explanations that I came across.

    http://themetoday.com/2009/12/whats-the-difference-between-wordpress-widget-and-plugin/

    http://notagrouch.com/blog/wordpress/wordpress-plugins-widgets-difference/

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