Company News Hero Widget
To display a single featured News Item with a link to the item’s detail page.
- Displays a single news item from a list as a hyperlinked image with a display title overlay
- Selection of the new item to display is determined by tags in the widget instance
- Can be set to display the latest content with a specific tag
- Can be targeted based on the current user’s department, city or AD group
- Item is hyperlinked using the FriendlyURL to the dynamic display page for the content
- Widget Name: CompanyNewsHeroWidget
- Available With: Release 4.1 and Above
- Content App Type: AkuminaNews
- Content Type: Author
- Content App Name: Company News
- List Name: CompanyNews_AK
- Recommended Images Sizes: 760 x 500 px
- Dependencies: SharePoint
|Title||Title that will display in the Content App list|
|Body||Rich text that will makeup the body of the News article|
|Expires||Date and time when the news article will become inactive and no longer display|
|Start Date||Date that the article will|
|AnnouncementTitle||Title that will be displayed for the news Item|
|Summary||Summary of the news item|
|Image||Image that will be used for the new item|
|Featured||Checkbox to set it item is featured or not|
|NewsCategory||Managed Metadata for tagging|
|Friendly URL||Friendly URL of the detail page|
|isroot||If false, the list which contains the data for this instance is on the current site.
If true, the list which contains the data is on the root of the Site Collection.
|selectfields||The data fields (columns) from the SharePoint list that the widget should retrieve for use in this instance.
For this example, the selectfields = AnnouncementTitle,Image,Category,FriendlyUrl
|ispaging||If false, the widget will not display paging controls
If true, the widget will display paging controls (if implemented by developer in widget)
|pagesize||Sets the number of items to display on each page IF paging is enabled.|
|listname||Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this instance.|
|callbackmethod||The callbackmethod is set by the developer of the widget. For this use, the method to specify is “ShowHeroItem”|
|tagcallbackmethod||Value for this should be GetTagAsValue|
|isasynccallback||Value for this type of instance = false|
|viewxml||N/A for this type of instance|
|callbacktype||Value for this type of instance = customdataload|
|column||Specifies the list metadata column name that should be used for matching the “tag” value to determine which content displays|
|tag||tag – this value is used when you want to display content based on a specific metadata tag that has been applied in the “column” specified. In the example above, the widget is looking for content that has been tagged with the term CORPORATE.|
|featured||If checked, only items marked as “featured” will be shown|
|cache interval||Sets the time (in secs) 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 in the Digital Workplace configuration
[whole number] = cache for specified time (secs)
|dependencies||This field designates if this instance depends on any other widget definition. In this case, it depends upon the “GenericListWidget”|
View Name: HeroPage-Hero
View Description: Displays a single Company News Item with a hyperlinked photo.