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A widget acts as a configurable preview for a module and/or page.



Short description

A widget is a small, interactive element that provides a glimpse of useful information from an application or page within the channel to the user. It adapts to its context, displaying dynamic and relevant content that is specific to the user’s needs.

When and how to use it

Some guiding principles

Less is more

Limit the amount of information in the widget. By only displaying the most relevant and important information, users can more easily find what they are looking for and get a clear overview.


Widgets should be designed with simplicity in mind, avoiding unnecessary complexity or features, the MFE page that the widget belongs to hold the more complex functions.


Widgets should be flexible enough to be used in a variety of contexts and scenarios, This includes responsiveness in size and information as well as allow for customization to meet the specific needs of different users.

Widget customization

We want to let the customer add and manage their widget information. This could be on different levels, for example adding or removing widgets on the page or customizing the information inside the widget.

Example of widget customization

To avoid cluttering the account widget on the start page by displaying all the user's accounts, we will limit the widget to show four accounts. However, we will allow the user to select which four accounts they wish to view. This type of customization should be done in a slide out. 

Example of widget customisation

Example of widget customisation


Do's and don'ts

  • Show a narrow selection of information
  • Show contextual actions
  • Be specific and contextual if the widget requires attention from a user
  • Try to not overcrowd the widget with information, less is more











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