In the second part of this tutorial we will extend the widget with more options. Letís start by defining what sort of options we want it to have.

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You can download the extended plug-in here.
Step 1: Getting the form ready for the new options

First of all we need to create the new options in the widget. Find the form() function and add the new form fields to it. Copy the code and add it at the end of the HTML.