This snippet create an About the Researcher or About the Author styled sidebar and is used primarily in the News and Unscripted websites. It must be created int he Content field of a Sidebar Right Box snippet. The title in the dark gray section at the top comes from the Sidebar Right Box snippet.
A gadget is a little program that provides additional functionality or streamlined access to functionality within OU Campus. Additional gadgets may be created at any time and gadget access may be limited by a user’s permissions. Some gadgets are only located on the Dashboard or on the Gadgets sidebar, while others are available in both locations.
Each individual user can choose which gadgets to show or hide on their Dashboard or Gadgets sidebar; some gadgets are context-specific, meaning that they will only appear when viewing a page or inside an editable region.