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Displaying a widget included with XenForo 2 is one line using templater() and renderWidget.
The identifier is the Widget key found in the admin panel -> Appearances -> Widget. The 'forum_verview_members_online' is the...
In XF2, three lines are required. Create a file named connectXenForo2.php and add the following contents.
/** @var $fileDir */
$fileDir = '/Absolute/Path/To/xf2';
require( $fileDir . '/src/XF.php' );
$app = \XF::setupApp('XF\Pub\App');