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Foundation Site Alerts Widget

Foundation Site Alerts Widget


Quickly surface important and timely site alert information, on every page.  


    • Site alert messages can be targeted by using personas or metadata tags.
    • Unlimited number of alerts with ability to cycle through them
    • Rich text editor
    • Active/Inactive and expiration date capabilities
    • Alert messages can be configured to be dismiss-able, in this case an x will display next to the alert allowing the logged in user to dismiss the alert.
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design
    • Alerts can be targeted using personas


    • Widget Name: FoundationSiteAlerts
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 to Release 5.0
    • Content App Type: Author
    • Content Type: FoundationSiteAlert
    • Content App Name: Site Alerts
    • List Name: FoundationSiteAlerts_AK
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • Dependencies: SharePoint


Title Title that will display in the Content App list
Site Wide Alert Message Message that displays
Enable Alert Sets alert to active (displays on the site) or Inactive (does not display on the site)
Expires Date and time when the alert will become inactive and no longer display
Foundation Category Metadata categorization used to target the alert. The category field is defaulted to filter on Department category.
Allow Disable When checked, allows the user to dismiss the site alert by selecting x.  The alert will remain in a dismissed state until the user clears all of their cookies. If not checked, the user will not be able to dismiss the alert.


Selected list columns Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing.
Cache Interval default = -1

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 in the Digital Workplace configuration

·       Whole Number = Cache for specific time, in minutes

List is on Root Site When checked, the widget references the list on root/parent site.
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.  An example of a variable target value would be {{UserDepartment}}.  If that was set to the Category column and the data is tag based upon a user departments then only date for the logged user’s department will display.
User Context Token If set then the user context token can be used to target alerts.  Example if you tagged content for office location then set this value to Akumina.Digispace.UserContext.OfficeLocation alerts will be displayed based upon logged in user’s office location.  The Akumina.Digispace.UserContext.OfficeLocation data is acquired via the people sync and also the office location displayed on people directory/employee detail.
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. 
Site Collection URL Site collection URL where the SharePoint list defined in “List Name” can be found.


View Name:  Site Alerts – Modern

View Description:  Responsive carousel that lets you cycle through the appropriate Site Alert messages.  If alert has an “x” then it can be dismissed by the logged in user.

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