How do I create an OPEN widget?

With an OPEN widget, if your email containing the widget is forwarded the new recipient can use the link to login and download the galley. Your files will always have the security settings (DRM) you've applied.

First, click the green widget button. You can find this button in three separate places:

It is on the publisher Dashboard (you'll see a new title here every time you login, to remind you to use the widget!):


The Manage Titles page:


and the Title Details page:


After clicking the Invite Contacts link change the Widget Type to Open Widget:


Now customize the widget to your liking. There are three options to how it can look:

  • cover image only
  • text only,
  • or text with cover image.


After pressing "Next" you will see your finished widget! To use the widget in your email follow these steps:

  1. Highlight the image and link,
  2. Press Ctrl+C/Cmd+C on keyboard
  3. Or (on a PC) Right-click and choose Copy (do not choose “Copy Image”),
  4. And then paste into your own email.

Please note: You must be logged out of your publisher account to test the widget. Need help? Email concierge@netgalley.com

Here is the widget pasted into an email:



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