However, reliable Microsoft insider, Walking Cat claims that Microsoft is planning to add support for third-party widgets that will allow users to customize the widgets menu as per their liking. However, initially, Windows 11 will support only first-party widgets, with third-party support rolling out later.
Windows Widgets will be 1st-party only initially, with 3rd-party support comes later. https://t.co/2qPeJq6Ydm— WalkingCat (@_h0x0d_) June 20, 2021
This is further confirmed by Rafael Rivera who did not find APIs related to third-party widgets in the leaked build indicating that the initial Windows 11 update will not ship with support for the third-party widgets.
Not seeing any indication that Widgets in Windows 11 will have an API or support third party extensions. It appears to just be a vehicle for serving MSN feeds and forcing users into Edge (ignoring your default browser). i.e. another form of News and Interests from Windows 10. pic.twitter.com/v2GuR6mBGp— Rafael Rivera (@WithinRafael) June 16, 2021
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