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News Detail Widget

News Detail Widget


To provide a detailed and immersive News experience. To learn more about editing and adding new articles, please visit here.



    • Displays detailed view of news articles
    • Shows Publishing date and author
    • Displays news tags
    • Share and Like buttons
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design


    • Widget Name: NewsDetailWidget
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 and Above
    • Content App Type: Author
    • Content Type: AkuminaNewsExperience
    • Content App Name: News – Breaking News
    • List Name: FoundationNews_AK
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • Dependencies: SharePoint


Title Title that will display in the Content App list and on the News Detail widget
Body The body text of the article
Expires The date and time when the news article will no longer appear
StaticUrl What will be added to the site Url to create the friendly Url for the news article
Image The selected image will display with the news article
Image Description By default is the image Url, but should be updated to a description of the picture
Category Select tags that match the article’s content, they will appear on the article and help organize them
PublishedBy Publisher of the news article, they will appear on the News Detail page
Job Title Job Title of the publisher
FriendlyUrl The friendly Url for the news article, will only appear after you publish the article
Attachments Files that are attached to the news article, can be added via the Add Attachment feature.


Select List Columns / Select Fields Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing.
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

List Name Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance.
Use Friendly Url Determines if the widget pulls in the news articles friendly Url. Keep this checked
Skip Persona Filtering Determines if the widget will respect the persona filtering or skip persona filtering and show to all users
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
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.
List is on Root Site When checked, the widget references the list on root site.


View Name:  NewsDetail

View Description:  News article display that shows the author, news tags, body, and image under each other

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View Name:  News Detail – Modern

View Description:  Updated news display that shows news content more condensed

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