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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Hello OpenSocial Gadget

The following Open Social Gadgets example is based on this tutorial Google Tutorial for OpenSocial Gadgets

The following requires that you have some webspace to put your OpenSocial Gadget. It is sufficient to be able to host static webpage as we will create a static XML file. Google offers free web hosting via .

Create in a text editor the following file "welcome_gadget.xml"


Save this file on your webserver. If you want you can use my example (

On your iGoogle page press "Add Stuff" and "Add Feed or Gadget". You should now find it in your iGoogle page.


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