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Recent News Widget

Recent News Widget


Displays the most recent news from the FoundationNews_AK list based on user profile data.

Recent News Widget


    • 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 


    • Widget Name: RecentNewsWidget 
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 and Above
    • Content App Type:  Company News 
    • Content Type:  Author 
    • Content App Name: News-Company News 
    • List Name:  FoundationNews_AK 
    • Recommended Images Sizes:  N/A 
    • Dependencies:  SharePoint


Title  Title that will display in the Content App list 
Body  Rich text that will makeup the body of the News article 
Expires  Date and time when the news article will become inactive and no longer display 
Start Date  Date that the article will 
AnnouncementTitle  Title that will be displayed for the news Item 
Summary  Summary of the news item 
StaticUrl  url that will be used for the news detail page 
Image  Image that will be used for the new item 
featured  Checkbox to set it item is featured or not 
HubNewsCategory  Managed Metadata for tagging  
PublishedBy  User who is attributed to the article 
Job Title  Job title of user who is attributed to the article 
Add Attchment  Attached file associated with the news article 



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

List Name  Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance. 
Hide Department  Hide the department tab 
Hide Local Hide the local tab
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.
Site Collection URL 
Site collection URL where the SharePoint list defined in “List Name” can be found.
User Context Token Token that can be used to target the data to the logged in user


View Name:  recentnews.html 

View Description:  Displays a stacked list view of recent news with tabs for viewing other news categories 

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Recent News Widget

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