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What are Elance Widgets?

Elance offers a number of widgets that you can use to configure a list of Elance Freelancers, jobs or a Freelancer profile and easily embed this content right on your website.

Elance offers the following widgets:

  • Freelancer Directory: You can embed this widget  into your website to give users quick and easy access to find the right Freelancers.

  • Custom Job Board: This widget allows you to create a custom job board to show Job Postings on your website.

  • Freelancer Directory + Job Board: This widget allows you to display both Elance Freelancers and jobs on your website.

  • Elance Profile: You can add your Elance profile to your personal website.

How do I create a Widget?

 To create a Widget, log into your account and follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Resources > Widgets & Tools.

  2. Review the available widgets and click Get It Now next the widget you wish to to embed in your website.

  3. Use the configuration options to build a widget that suits your needs.

  4. When you have completed configuring your widget, click Get the Code.

  5. Read and agree to Elance's Terms of Service and click Continue.

  6. Copy the HTML and insert it in the website page that you wish to have the data shown.

Note:  For security purposes, the widget you configure will only work within the internet domain(s) you specify on the Security tab.

How do I configure an existing Widget?

  1. Go to Resources > Widgets & Tools.

  2. Click Manage next to the widget you wish to modify.

  3. Click the Edit link next to the widget with wish to modify.

  4. Click Edit UI.

  5. After making your changes, click Save & Exit.

Note:  Any future configuration changes you make will be automatically updated on your site.

How do I delete a Widget?

  1. Go to Resources > Widgets & Tools.

  2. Click Manage next to the widget you wish to delete.

  3. Click the Delete link next to the widget and then click on the confirmation message.

Note:  Elance recommends that you remove the widget HTML from your website.    

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