From KickApps Documentation
What is a widget?
KIT Cloud Social widgets can be deployed as either Flash (requires Flash Player 10) or HTML.
How do widgets fit into the KIT Cloud Social platform?
The KIT Cloud Social Video Sharing and Audio Sharing apps use widgetized video players and audio players to play their content (not using the KIT Cloud Social Video Sharing and Audio Sharing apps? Learn how.). These widgets appear on your play pages, in blogs, comments, message board posts, community mail, and in your members' "my widgets" page. You can see which widgets are installed on your KIT Cloud Social hosted pages in the App Studio under File > Install. Learn how to customize the widgets on your KIT Cloud Social pages.
Anatomy of a widget
Widgets are composed of one or more "components"-- simple, configurable elements like text fields, buttons, shapes, images, video screens, audio players, scrubber bars, and volume controls. For example, the Video Player Template is composed of the following components, which can all be sized, positioned, skinned and programmed independently:
Add components to your widget
To add components to your widget, drag them from the Components panel onto the stage or double-click on their icons in the Components panel. You can use these basic building blocks to assemble, style, and program completely customized widgets.