Have you created code you'd like to share with the dotCMS community?
Since dotCMS 2.1 we provide an API to render a Widget based on its identifier.
This example shows how to use the api to pull a Widget from another dotCMS installation and render it on your site.
It pulls the Local Weather from the Demo site and displays it like this:
#set($myStr =$import.read("http://demo.dotcms.com/api/widget/id/f2966056-b28b-4b90-8d39-bc4af09c13b3")) $myStr