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My Announcements Widget

My Announcements Widget


Highlight and display the three most recent items from the FoundationNews_AK.


    • Displays news item from a list as a hyperlinked image with a display title overlay
    • Allows for an unlimited number of news items to display (defaults to 3 news items)
    • Selection of the news 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
    • Provides the ability to view more news via the News Experience Page
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design


    • Widget Name: MyAnnouncementsWidget
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 and Above
    • Content App Type: N/A
    • Content Type: AkuminaNewsExperience
    • Content App Name: N/A
    • List Name: FoundationNews_AK
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • DependenciesSharePoint




Selected List Columns Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing
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

Category Metadata Category. Can be used for targeting if User Context Token is set to a category
Featured Boolean value, if set to true then will display items tagged as featured
List Name Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance
# of Items to Display Determines the number of items that appear on the widget
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
isasynccallback True if the callbackmethod should be run asynchronously
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.
Order By N/A for this widget:  This property allows you to choose the field on which you want to order/sort the data
Order Direction Order (ascending, descending) that the items display
Site Collection URL
Site collection URL where the SharePoint list defined in “List Name” can be found.


View Name:  My Announcements

View Description:  A responsive news content layout, that highlights one displays two other articles. 

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