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Important Dates Widget

Important Dates Widget

Purpose

Highlight important company events and send users directly to event pages or a calendar. 

Features

  • Items can be explicit items in a list OR linked to calendar events 
  • Links can be set to open in the same window (site links) or a new window (external links) 
  • Includes expiration date support to automatically remove content from site 
  • Support for unlimited number of events 
  • Items displayed are security trimmed based on specific site user’s SharePoint permissions 
  • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design 

Details

  • Widget Name: ImportantDatesWidget 
  • Content App Type:  Author (Working with Author Content Apps) 
  • Content Type:  AkuminaImportantDates 
  • Content App Name:  Important Dates 
  • List Name:  ImportantDates_AK 
  • Recommended Images Sizes:  N/A 
  • Dependencies:   

Content

Title  Title that displays on the site, and in the content app list 
Details Link – Web Addres (URL)  Link that a user will be directed to when the event is clicked 
Link Title  Tested this and I’m not seeing what it does 
Start Date   Event date that displays to the left of the event title  
More Window  Sets the Details Link to open in the same window or a new window 
Subtext  Event details that display under the event title 
Do Not Display This Item  Sets event to inactive and will not display it on the site 
Expires  Date and time when the alert will become inactive and no longer display 

Properties

List Name  Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance. 
View All Link   Link for the View All button
Displayed Title  Title that’s displayed as the widget header 
Icon  Selects the icon that is displayed to the left of the widget title 
Dates are from Calendar  If true pulls the dates from the Calendar
Featured Field  This is the name of the field in the list which contains the “featured” flag.  When the “calendar” is set to “true”, the featured flag in the list is required to be set to true for the event to be displayed on the widget. 
Calendar Display  This is the name of the field in the list which contains the “featured” flag.  When the “calendar” is set to “true”, the featured flag in the list is required to be set to true for the event to be displayed on the widget. 
Cache Interval  Sets the time, in seconds, 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 

# of Items to Display  This controls how many items to display. 
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.

Views

View Name:  HomePage-Important Dates 

View Description:  Displays important dates, complete with date, title, and description in a stacked ascending vertical order or ascending ordered row 

View Preview:  

 

 

View Name:  HomePage-Important DatesUpcoming 

View Description:  Displays important dates, complete with date, title, and description in an ascending ordered row.  

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View Name:  HomePage-Important DatesBlank 

View Description:  Displays important dates, complete with date, title, and description in aa ascending ordered row.  

View Preview: There is no preview for this view, it hides the widget from the site.  

 

 

View Name:  ImportantDates-Default 

View Description:  Displays important dates, complete with date, title, and description in a stacked ascending vertical order or ascending ordered row with a transparent background color. 

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