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Related News Widget (Foundation Site Install not Hive)

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Related News Widget


Displays Related News articles based on the article you are currently looking at.



    • Allows for an configurable number of news items to display
    • Selection of the news item to display is determined by tags from the news article you are currently on
    • Mobile-ready via Responsive Web Design


    • Widget Name: RelatedNewsWidget
    • Available With:  Release 4.5 and above
    • Content App Type: Author
    • Content Type: N/A
    • Content App Name: N/A
    • List Name: FoundationNews_AK
    • Recommended Images Sizes: Thumbnails – 352 px wide x 250 px tall; Main – 736 px wide x 488 px tall
    • Dependencies: SharePoint, 5.5 Hive requires Search API and News Widget




List Name Name of the SharePoint list that contains the data to be displayed for this widget instance.
Selected List columns Columns in the SharePoint list that the widget is utilizing.

OOTB:  ID,Created,Image,FriendlyUrl,Start_x0020_Date,AnnouncementTitle,Body,Editor,Modified,HubNewsCategory

# of Items to Display Number of news items to be displayed on the page.
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

Function to call before binding the UI 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.
News Category Field OOTB – Blank will use HubNewsCategory column field for related news.  Name of the column in the list used to specify the metadata tag for related news category.



View Name:  Related News

View Description:  Card views of related news with image, tag, published date, and title

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View Name:  Related News – Modern

View Description:  An updated version of the RelatedNews view


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