How do I make desktop widget? Start the wizard and follow two steps to create a desktop widget. You´ll need a web widget in order to convert it to desktop. In the first step you´ll be asked for a web widget code, size, name, description, and category. You´ll be able to add your own icon and submit a widget thumbnail. In the last step you´ll be asked to provide information to access the Dashboard including your name, e-mail, and password.