By adding a gadget to the directory, you are making the gadget available for people to use on their dashboards.
Only add gadgets that you trust! Gadgets can allow unwanted or malicious code onto your web page.
You can add gadgets from Atlassian applications such as Confluence, JIRA and others. You can also add gadgets from other websites such as iGoogle. Many public gadgets will work on an Atlassian dashboard. Some gadgets may rely on specific iGoogle features that will not work properly on Atlassian dashboards. In that case, you can simply remove the gadget from the directory or you may not be allowed to add the gadget at all.
A gadget's URL looks something like this: http://example.com/my-gadget-location/my-gadget.xml
When you subscribe to gadgets from another application, people will be able to use all those gadgets on their dashboards or pages in your application. The gadgets are those provided by the other application or via plugins installed into that application. They do not include external gadgets that the other application has added to its directory.
Only subscribe to applications that you trust! Gadgets can allow unwanted or malicious code onto your web page.
You can subscribe to any Atlassian application that publishes its gadgets for other applications to find.
An application's base URL looks something like this: http://example.com/jira