Raj is a freelance web developer who specializes in developing and customizing WordPress blogs. He is the creator of the WP Responder WordPress plugin.
Widgets are small pieces of content that can be placed in one of the widgetized regions of your WordPress theme. Raj Sekharan walks you through setting up both a static and a dynamic widget.
Raj takes a look at a lesser-known WordPress feature that’s of great potential use to plugin developers: the ability to schedule tasks for periodic execution without relying on operating system cron jobs.