Managing gadgets

A gadget is a small application that can be made available for easy access from the dashboard or the assets and navigation panes in Episerver. There are built-in gadgets both for the Episerver platform as well as product-specific ones, for example, gadgets for forms viewing, visitor groups statistics, version management and the product catalog, if you have Commerce installed. As a developer, you can develop custom gadgets to extend the features of your Episerver solution.

Gadgets are managed in a similar fashion both on the dashboard and in the panes in edit view. Click the Settings icon to access the gadget management options.

Adding gadgets

Select Add Gadgets, and select a gadget to add from the list of available gadgets.

Rearranging gadgets

Select Rearrange Gadgets, select a gadget, and drag it to the desired position on the dashboard or in a pane.

Removing gadgets

Select Rearrange Gadgets, and click the Remove gadget symbol next to the gadget you want to remove from the dashboard or pane.

Built-in gadgets

Commerce-specific gadgets

Episerver Commerce comes with a set of e-commerce-specific gadgets.


Many add-ons are made available in the user interface as gadgets to extend the capabilities within various areas of Episerver.

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Episerver User Guide update 16-1 | Released: 2/16/2016 | Copyright © Episerver AB | Send feedback to us