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Curated Widget

Curated Widget

Purpose

The Curated Experience provides the ability to establish a curated list of items (news, events, people, etc.).  The supporting SharePoint list is considered language neutral.  When you create your articles, the default language version of the content should always be created first.  Example if your default language is in English then you should create your.  To learn more about working with the Curated content app please visit here.

Features

    • Supports multilingual, taxonomy and personas
    • A maximum of 20 items are allowed per curated list
    • Responsive design

Details

    • Widget Name: CuratedWidget
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 and above
    • Content App Type: Curated
    • Content Type: AkuminaCurated
    • Content App Name: News-Curated
    • List Name: Curated_AK (This list must be in the language neutral list in the central site)
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • Dependencies:  All SharePoint lists where content is being pulled from, must have the columns defined in the “select field” as part of their data structure.  Example:  AnnouncementTitle,FriendlyUrl,Image.  The supporting list, for example “Curated_AK,” must be configured to be in the language neutral list on the central site.  When you create your articles, the default language version of the content should always be created first.  Example if your default language is in English then you should create the English article first and then other language version of the content.  When selecting articles with multiple language versions, the content is selected for all languages.  The content for the selected language will only display on the front-end if the language version exists.

Content

Title Title of the curated item on the slider – not displayed on the front-end widget
NewsCategory Metadata Category. Can be used for targeting if User Context Token is set to a category.
ItemActive Determines whether an item will be displayed or not
ItemOrder Used on the slider as well as the front-end views, to determine the order of the items to be displayed.

Properties

Selected list columns Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing.  All list configured for this curated widget should have at least the columns called our here.  Example:  Title,FriendlyUrl,Image.  This can depend on the list’s content type to be curated, example if curating a content type such as AkuminaNews the select column could be: AnnouncementTitle,FriendlyUrl,Image
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

List Name Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance
Category Metadata Category. Can be used for targeting if User Context Token is set to a category.
Site Collection URL Site collection URL where the SharePoint list defined in “List Name” can be found.
Call Back Method Name of the function called after data has been fetched by the widget.

Views

View Name:  Curated News Slider

View Description:   Image card with title

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View Name:  default

View Description:   Linked images with titles on a stylish display

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View Name:  Curated News – Modern

View Description:   Updated version of the default view

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View Name:  Curated News – Slider

View Description:   Displays curated news image and titles in a slider/carousel format

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