How to put Massively on your Windows Vista Sidebar

In an ongoing series of articles we'll show you how to put Massively on your own blog, guild website, personal website, or even on your computer's desktop. For a complete list of the software that's covered, check out our guide's index. Note that the images in the guide are for illustration only and you can replace all references to WoW Insider with Massively.

About Windows Vista

Love it or hate it, eventually you'll probably end up using it. One of the neat features of Vista is the Sidebar, which is a place where you can put widgets that do different things, like tell the time, show what your EVE Online character is training, or tell you what the weather is like outside.

How to add Massively to your Windows Vista's Sidebar.

1. Right click on your Sidebar and choose "Add Gadgets..."

2. This will open up the gadgets window. Double click the "Feed Headlines" gadget.
3. Close the gadgets window.

4. You'll now see the new gadget added at the top of your sidebar.

5. Open up Microsoft Internet Explorer and go to
6. Click the "Subscribe to this feed" link.

7. A window will open up. The default settings will be fine. Click the "Subscribe" button.
8. Position your mouse over the feed gadget on your side bar and click the little wrench icon. It'll appear towards the upper right hand side of the gadget.

9. A window like the one above will slide out of the gadget, asking you what feed you want to display.
10. Choose to display "Massively", and set the number of headlines to whatever you want.
11. Click the "Ok" button.

12. You're done! Left click on a feed headline to read the Massively article.

If you want the Massively feed for a particular game, you'll find the rss feed url next to the name of the game in the side bar of our site
This article was originally published on Massively.