Announcement Items Widget - Akumina Community

Announcement Items Widget

Announcement Items Widget


Displays announcement news articles in a listed format.


    • Displays the Announcement Title, Summary text and creation date
    • Lists the latest items in reverse chronological order by creation date
    • Provides the ability to set the maximum number of items to display
    • Includes both start and expiration dates to automatically expose and remove content from site
    • Items displayed are security trimmed based on specific site user’s SharePoint permissions
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design


    • Widget Name: AnnouncementItemsWidget
    • Available with: Version 4.1 and Above
    • Content App Type: AkuminaNews
    • Content Type: AkuminaNews
    • Content App Name: N/A
    • List Name: N/A
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • Dependencies:  SharePoint


Title Title that will display in the Content App list
Body Rich text that will make up the body of the list item
Expires Date and time when the Announcement News item will become inactive and no longer display
StaticUrl URL that will be used to display the Announcement detail page
Image Image that will used for the list item
Category Metadata category assigned to the list item for tagging
PublishedBy Name of user who is getting credit for the list item
JobTitle One line of text that will be used for the publisher’s Job title
Add Attachment: File that will be attached to the list item


Selected list columns
Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing 
List Name
Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance. 
Displayed Title If a value is entered, then the title will appear on the header of the App.
Icon Selects the icon that is displayed to the left of the widget title.
# of Items to Display This controls how many total items to display on a single page. If paging is enabled, then each “page” will have this number of items.
Enable Paging If checked (true) – then paging will be enabled.
Additional selected list columns Additional data fields (columns) from the SharePoint list that the widget should retrieve for use in this instance outside of the fields specific to this widget’s content type.

For this example, the additionalselectfields = ID,AnnouncementTitle,Image,Start_x0020_Date,Body,Expires

Function to call before binding the UI events OOTB -Blank (used for widget expansion):  Name of the function called after the UI has been rendered to the screen 
Function to call after fetching data
OOTB -Blank (used for widget expansion):  Name of the function called after data has been fetched by the widget.
Cache Interval Sets the time, in minutes, that the data should be saved in the local browser cache of the current user.

·         0 = Do not cache the data for this widget

·         -1 = Use the default caching strategy set via Site Creator

Whole Number = Cache for specific time, in minutes



View Name:  NewsList

View Description:  Displays items in a vertical list, complete with title, date, and summary.

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View Name:  Announcements – Modern

View Description:  Displays items stylish grid view, complete with title, date, and summary.

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