App Widgets are miniature app views that can be embedded in other applications and receive regular updates. Widgets provide you with quick information without opening an app. Now that you know how to make an app a widget and you are sure on creating one, you should decide what kind of widget you’re going to build.
Here you need to display some information related to your app.
A control widget helps to display the most commonly used functions that users can trigger from their home screens.
This type of widget allows multiple elements of the same type.
Hybrid widget is like a control widget but also offers elements of Information widget.
After you have learned how to make an app a widget it is important to know what widgets do.
The widget that contains excessive information will not benefit the user. This information will overload it and will make it confusing. Also, the widget that doesn’t display proper data and information, will likely end up not being used at all. A widget on both platforms should take care of the following aspects:
The use of widgets is becoming popular in the era of social media. Widgets are miniature applications embedded in other apps on your device. They are very important as they help to connect with users. You can virtually adjust every aspect related to its appearance. The usage of widgets can be optimized to work as an asset for the users. Keep the widget configuration light and don't try to bring in a lot of information. For example a weather app widget displays temperature and an icon summarizing the day’s forecast and calendar app displays the date. Custom Widgets help you create your own widgets from scratch. A user can move widgets across their device home screen and resize them. Widgets are responsible to attract a user to the app. Widget are highly important for an app user as: