Zillow Advice: Zillow Tools - Can someone please explain to me what a "widget" is???? Thanks!!!!! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-someone-please-explain-to-me-what-a-widget-is-Thanks/489312/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate So, a widget is an active ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-someone-please-explain-to-me-what-a-widget-is-Thanks/489312/ So, a widget is an active icon.<br/><br/> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-someone-please-explain-to-me-what-a-widget-is-Thanks/489312/ 2013-04-24T17:15:00Z The word means several things ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-someone-please-explain-to-me-what-a-widget-is-Thanks/489312/ The word means several things but within the web development community, it is a piece of self-enclosed code that can be embedded into a website or program to perform a specific function. Many websites take advantage of this type of code to increase their functionality and&nbsp;customization.<br/><br/>For example, you can put a mortgage widget on your web site so people can use it to estimate a mortgage payment.<br/><br/>Hope this helps. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 03:34:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-someone-please-explain-to-me-what-a-widget-is-Thanks/489312/ 2013-04-24T03:34:00Z