About Custom Widgets

Custom widgets let you integrate powerful functionalities into your stack that let you analyze your entry content and recommend ideas. Some examples of custom widgets are SEO tag recommendations, sentiment analysis, and language translation.

Contentstack provides certain pre-built custom widgets such as Text Intelligence and Gatsby Preview. You can even code your own custom widget and use it in the content types.

There are two ways to add a custom widget to a content type:

You can create new custom widgets by writing your custom code, or you can use the prebuilt templates by modifying the given code to suit your requirements. Both the methods are explained in detail in the above pages.

Tutorial

The following video demonstrates the steps to create a new custom widget.

how to create a custom widget in Contentstack

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