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Automatically changes out widgets


Automatically changes out widgets on the homescreen for a more interesting browsing experience.


3.4.1 - Fix clearing cache from settings3.4.0 - Rework caching mechanism - Add more notifications of progress - Add placeholder items when no content is loaded3.3.7 - Delay widget updates during library scans or when in media views - Fix widget cleaning scan for skins which don't use Skin Shortcuts - Fix refreshing widgets created before 3.3.0 - Add more content type choices in editor dialog3.3.6 - Fix "Next Page" for Python - Better handling of error and empty states - Better handling of "Next Page" items - Fix "Active Widgets" menu - Delay library updates when inside media views3.3.4 - Fix "Next Page" localizations3.3.3 - Fix "Clear Cache"3.3.2 - Fix bug when paths return no items3.3.1 - Fix bug when Skin Shortcuts is not installed - More improvements to page item handling3.3.0 - Add "Copy Group" in group context menu - Add "Create New ... Group" in "My Groups" menu - Add "Clear Cache" in "Tools" menu - Add "Refresh Widget" to widget context menu - Add "Clear Cache" to widget context menu - Add rudimentary error item for failed widgets - Add "Icon Packs" for library widgets from genres, studios, and countries - Remove dependency on Kodi Six - Allow editing content type - Allow Cycling Widgets to pull from a subset of paths - Support cast thumbnails for Kodi N - Fix translatePath reference again - Faster and more robust item creation - Make `.widget` files much simpler - Better support for library paths - Better support for music3.2.3 - Add English (US) and Portugese localizations3.2.2 - Add more localizations - Better "Next Page" detection - Support for "Next Page" items in other languages3.2.1 - Fix for items with no artwork3.2.0 - Add setting to prefer episodes/shows when removing duplicates - Rework duplicate removal - Fix bug in Active Widgets editor dialog - Fix landscape art for some items - Fix paged widgets not resetting on boot - Format with black3.1.9 - Fix error with translatePath3.1.8 - Fix resume progress on items3.1.7 - Fix widget cleaning - Fix Active Widgets menu3.1.6 - Fix detection of JSON-RPC version3.1.5 - Fix editor dialog3.1.4 - Fix settings shortcuts - Fix some Unicode errors - Fix some dialog labels in editor3.1.3 - Fix hashing in Matrix3.1.2 - Fix "Clear Cache"3.1.1 - Fixes for cache mechanism - Add "Force Refresh Widgets" to context menu for AutoWidget items3.1.0 - Improved background caching for paths that change frequently - Fix unneeded refreshes - Fix caching on merged widgets - Fix more Unicode errors3.0.2 - Fix bug in background caching3.0.1 - Fix bug when adding paths3.0.0 - Huge speed improvements thanks to @djay's background caching implementation - Fix merged widget duplicate removal2.3.7 - Unicode fixes - Fix method calls - Fix separator in menus - Fix logging in Kodi 19 - Update Spanish translation2.3.6 - Fix separator in shortcut groups2.3.5 - Fix various shortcut- and refresh-related bugs - Fix error when path contained no items - Add more debug logging - Add widget ID as ListItem property (autoID) - Reduce library updates (again)2.3.4 - Fix logging error2.3.3 - Fix shortcuts to Android apps2.3.2 - Fix error in debug logging logic2.3.1 - Fix editing and adding new groups - Overall cleanup - Trim as many library updates as possible2.3.0 - Huge simplification of plugin paths - Speed improvements - Better detection for "Next Page" items in various add-ons - Add dedicated debug log - Allow...

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How To Install

Direct installation

Via Repository

Via Directory

  1. Download the addon.
  2. Open up Kodi and navigate into Add-ons.
    addon install - Add-ons
  3. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
    addon install - openbox
  4. Select Install from zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  5. Navigate into the location where you've downloaded the addon to and select it to Install.

    For a full installation guide please click here.

    Additional Information

    Updated: June 11, 2021

    In Repositories:

    IPTVMate Repo, KAOSbox Repo, Kodi Add-on repository [Matrix], SuperRepo All [Krypton][v7]

    Platform: all

    Alternative Sources:

    License: LGPL-3.0

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