Widgets allow you to customize your website content through pictures, videos, text, and many more. Lodgify has a list of standard widgets to edit your custom pages. Many external widgets can be implemented by inserting the respective HTML code into the Raw HTML Widget. In the following, you can find a list of useful widgets for your website.
💡 Note: To learn how to add, edit, order, and resize widgets have a look at this article.
💡 Note: If you have an external website and would like to use Lodgify's booking widget you can find out more in the article Use the Lodgify reservation system on an external website.
|Call me back||Give your guests the opportunity to ask for a callback! You will receive an email when guests fill the online form.|
|Chat||Add a chat widget to talk directly to clients and potentially track visitors to get analytics insights. Advanced Settings.|
Give your guests the opportunity to get in touch with you via an online form that includes their stay dates and the rental details. 💡 Note: All contact inquiries are sent to the main account email address placed in My Account.
To create a contact form, you can either use the Lodgify contact widget or create one on GetSiteControl.💡 Note: The HTML code from GetSiteControl needs to be inserted in the Footer Section of your Advanced Settings.
Add a text box. For example, you may have created a page which is called Nearby restaurants. Use this widget to describe what is good on their menu!Use the editor functions to change fonts, add tables, links, etc.
You can also add special content such as videos or photos. If you include an image or a logo, you can use the link function to redirect your visitors to an external page.
💡 Note: Please be sure to give the picture a proper title as it will be used as an alt tag. Learn more about alt tags.
To use the link function or change the image title, follow these steps:
Highlight your best rentals on your pages. To add more than one rental, use the drop-down menu and select Add to featured.
|Featured room type||
⚠ Room/rental types are a legacy feature!
Highlight your best room into your pages. You can add more than one room: use the drop-down menu and select Add to featured.
|Heading||Add a heading to make your content more prominent. Choose the size of the heading between big, medium, and small.|
Add photos to your pages.
Each upload of a new photo on the same widget overrides the previous one - if you need more than one photo on your page, add more than one Image Widget. In image widgets, we recommend using images with a width of 1040px.
💡 Note: If you want to add a link behind the image you would need to use a Content Widget.
Add an Instagram gallery widget to your pages.
Add an owner login widget box to your pages.
Add an owner signup form to your pages. With this option, external owners (people whose rentals are listed on your website) gain direct access to your Lodgify account and can, therefore, manage their vacation rentals.
Announce your special offers by adding a promotion widget to your page. Use the drop-down menu to choose one of the promotions you previously created.
💡 Note: The ideal picture size for a promotion would be 880px x 587px. See how to Create Promotions.
Use HTML code to add personal or external content to your pages, for example, a weather forecast widget.Use an HTTPS protocol when inserting code into the Lodgify console. Read more.
Test your codes to avoid creating issues with your websites. Use online tools, such as the HTML tester.
Add a rental search bar on your pages and enhance your chances to get bookings.
|Share||Add a share widget to your pages so that guests can easily share your website via email or social media channels. Use a Widget creator like GetSiteControl to create the HTML Code.
💡 Note: The HTML code from GetSiteControl needs to be inserted in the Footer Section of your Advanced Settings, not in the Raw HTML Widget in your pages section.
Add an alternating photos box to your pages.
We recommend using pictures in landscape mode with a width of 1040px.You can add a headline that will appear at the top of the slideshow widget.
Add a video box to your pages.
You must paste the embed code from your video provider.
💡 Note: If your video is hosted on Youtube you can simply paste the video's share link in the widget box.
Add a 360° tour to a custom page.
💡 Note: If you don't have an embed code, save the tour on an external platform and insert the external link in an image or text of a Content widget.