Skip to main content

This site requires you to update your browser. Your browsing experience maybe affected by not having the most up to date version.

We've moved the forum!

Please use for any new questions (announcement).
The forum archive will stick around, but will be read only.

You can also use our Slack channel or StackOverflow to ask for help.
Check out our community overview for more options to contribute.

Widgets /

Discuss SilverStripe Widgets.

Moderators: martimiz, Sean, Ed, biapar, Willr, Ingo, swaiba

How to install a widget?

Go to End

2 Posts   3008 Views


Community Member, 1 Post

5 September 2015 at 11:44pm


So i'm new to this and dont know how to add widgets to the blog widget list. I have checked the forums and havent found anything and I dont understand the information on silverlight/widget so please keep it kind of simple with examples and detailed filenames.
So I have installed:
the blog module

I can see the widget list with 4 widgets from the blog.
But I want a fifth one the event_calendar widget.

I have installed the event_calendar module and have a working calendar but I cant get the widget to be added to the widget list.

How do i do this?

Thank you!


Community Member, 166 Posts

7 September 2015 at 9:09am

Hi Phyma,

I'm not sure the Event-Calendar add-on works in this way, I could be wrong.
The reason I say this is because the CalendarWidget.php file doesnt extend Widget, instead it extends ViewableData.

Does the widget work within another location?

I did manage to find some information about the widget not working back in SS 2.4 (all I could find).
The forum post below might help out.