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This article was published on January 24, 2014


    Flipboard launches widgets and profile badges to let users embed any magazine onto their site

    Flipboard launches widgets and profile badges to let users embed any magazine onto their site Image by: Spencer Platt
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    Ken Yeung is a reporter for The Next Web based in San Francisco, CA. He carries around a big camera & likes to write about tech, startup Ken Yeung is a reporter for The Next Web based in San Francisco, CA. He carries around a big camera & likes to write about tech, startups, parties, and interesting people. Follow him on Twitter, on Facebook, and Google+.

    Screen Shot 2014-01-24 at 12.50.20 PMFlipboard released a new feature today that enables users to add widgets and profile badges to their website or blog. These new tools will automatically update when the featured magazine is updated. Naturally, when you click on the widget, it will open up the magazine in your Web browser.

    Profile badges are also now available that now lets anyone see what magazines that particular user has curated on their own. Flipboard says that it’s a “quick way to get a feel for a person’s perspective and keep up with the stories they are adding to their magazines.”

    To enable widgets, go to share.flipboard.com and select whether you want a profile badge or magazine widget. If you choose a profile badge, enter in your Flipboard username and your full name. For magazines, enter in the Flipboard magazine URL that you want. Afterwards, the service will display HTML code that you can copy and paste onto your website or blog.

    Speaking of Flipboard, you should check out our magazine: TNW Rewind.

    Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images