What are widgets?

They allow you to embed objects on your wiki page.

What sort of widgets would I want to embed?

Insert a Movie
Add a website to a wiki
Make an animated banner
Insert a Google Calendar
Embed a Google Doc into a wiki

Just about all of the Widgets or gadgets need to have the HTML code pasted into a widget.
Go to this website to see more Web 2 tools and widgets

How do I embed a Widget?

Copy the code from the object
Go back to your wiki page, click on the Edit button
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Paste the code in
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You will not see your embedded object until you click Save on the Toolbar

For more Web 2.0 tools and gadgets click here