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Recent News Widget

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Recent News Widget Main Features

  • Displays most recent news articles with image, category tag, title and publish date
  • Display has three categories:
    • All – shows all items
    • Departments – shows items based on the current user’s department
    • Local – shows items based on the current user’s city
  • News items are ordered in descending order with latest news items shown first
  • Item is hyperlinked using the FriendlyURL to the dynamic display page for the content
  • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design

Uses Content Type: (click to view content type definition)


Widget Properties Example Instance

Recent News Widget

Property Details
selectfields The data fields (columns) from the SharePoint list that the widget should retrieve for use in this instance.
cacheinterval Sets the time (in secs) 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 specified time (secs)

listname Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this instance.
callbackmethod The callbackmethod is set by the developer of the widget.
VIEW View Name =

View Template URL =


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