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QuickLinks Widget

Quick Links Widget

Purpose

Surface important information your users can quickly digest and navigate to.

Features

    • Features top level links and categories with fly-out menus to display second level items
    • Allows for an unlimited number of top level links and categories
    • Links can be set to open in the same window (site links) or a new window (external links)
    • In most views, supports two levels of categorization.  In the “FoundationFooterLink” and “FoundationItemTemplateSubSite” views only one category level is supported.
    • Supports both a list of links and menu controls
    • Easily managed via an AppManager Content App using a drag/drop, tree style UI for adding categories and links
    • Automatically adjusts the size of the main level and fly-outs to support list lengths
    • Personas can be applied to categories and links
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design

Details

    • Widget Name: QuickLinksWidget
    • Available With:  Release 4.0 and Above
    • Content App Type: QuickLinks
    • Content Type: AkuminaQuicklinks
    • Content App Name: Quicklinks
    • List Name: QuickLinks_AK
    • Recommended Images Sizes: N/A
    • Dependencies:  SharePoint

Content

 

Root Node Title Using view “DepartmentMaster”, this is the site title and value displayed on the hamburger menu.  When you deploy a department site in FS’20 this is populated with “Department Name”, it is meant to be updated by the Business user.  Multilingual management of the department name happens on the language version of the content by updating the “Root Node Title”, in the language version of the quicklink.  In all other view cases this is the title of the root of the quicklinks and not displayed on the front end.
Category – Link Label Title that displays for this category.
Category – Link Categories can link, if set this is the url the user will navigate to when selecting the category
Category – Active If checked then the category is active and displays on the front end.
Category – Open With When the category is selected, the link can be configured to open in the Same Window or New Window.
Category – Icon Icon to display along with the category title.
Link – Link Label Link Text to appear under the links icon or image
Link – Link URL – When the icon is selected the user will navigate to this link
Link – Active If checked then this link will appear on the widget
Link – Open With Choices – Same Window or New Window, determines if the link opens in a new browser tab or not
Link – Icon Icon to display along with the link label
Link – Spalink N/A
Form – Form Link Label Title to appear under the form links icon or image
Form – Active If checked then this form link will appear on the widget
Form – Link Using the “Browser Form” modal a link to the selected form.
Form – Icon Icon to display along with the form link label
Form – Spalink N/A

Properties

 

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 Name Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance.
List is on Root Site When checked, the widget references the list on the root site.
Incorporate Teams widget This is the widget instance ID for the teams widget to display in the Teams tab. If this is blank then the Team tab will not display.
List Name Name of the SharePoint list (MyLinks_AK) used to manage the Applications tab title and links.
Display Title If a value is entered, then the title will appear on the header of the widget depending on the view (see below).
icon The selected icon that is displayed to the left of the widget title 
Additional selected list columns Quicklink require certain columns that must be pulled in for them to work, those columns are not exposed on this widget property. This field allows the developer to expand the widget to pull in additional columns into the widget.
Function to call before binding the UI events  OOTB -Blank (used for widget expansion):  Name of the function called before the UI has been rendered to the screen

Views

Below are the Views that are supported by the Quicklinks standalone widget.  There are other views that exist on this widget such as the “MyLink” view that is utilized for the quicklinks when the widget exist in another widget such as the MyLinksWidget.

View Name:  FoundationQuickLinks

View Description:  Vertical set of links, complete with expandable category headers with links inside each category or standalone links.  The title of the links comes from the widget property “display Title”.

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View Name:  Department Side Links

View Description:  Vertical set of links, complete with expandable category headers with links inside each category or standalone links.  This view remains in a card format and adds a scroll bar to view through additional categories and links. The title of the links comes from the widget property “display Title”.

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View Name:  DeptMenu

View Description:  Hamburger expandable set of categories and links, where the title of the Hamburger comes from the display title on the widget property

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View Name:  FoundationDeptMenu

View Description:  The FS2 Department Navigation view used to display a horizontal set of links, complete with expandable category headers with links.  The title of the menu comes from the widgets property “display title”.

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View Name:  FoundationFooterLinks

View Description:  Horizontally display a set of links and categories.  Categories are supported at one level deep. An example of this view can be found on the footer of the FS ’20 site.

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View Name:  Department Rail Navigation

View Description:  Vertical set of links, complete with expandable category header with links inside each category.  This view supports only one category deep.  There is not title displayed on this quicklink view.

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View Name:  DepartmentMaster

View Description: Hamburger expandable set of categories and links.  This view supports one level of categories.  The title of the Hamburger comes the associated quicklinks column “Root Node Title”.  This title is also used as the displayed site title.  When the OOTB department site deployer is used, this title will initially be set to “Department Name”, allows a business user to manage their preferred title for the site.  For multilingual, the site title will be updated on the language version of the quicklink content in the AppManager in this case content app “Department Menu”.

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View Name:  QuickLinks

View Description: This is a FS2 supported view.  Vertical set of links, complete with flyout category cards that display links inside each card and standalone links.  The title of the links comes from the widget property “display Title”.

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