Widget UseRenders the contents of a database field in the Article list (when zoned layout is in use). The field can be an existing one from the Article table, or a custom field created specifically for Articles.
Example of Widget Use
Following is an example of the widget in use:
|Grid View||List View|
Where can the Widget be placed?
The widget can be used in the following templates:
- Article List Item Zoned Template
|Option||Use||Comments||Available from Version|
|Description||A short description of the widget's use.||We recommend this field be updated so the widget's purpose is clear at a glance from the template page.||All|
|Layer||The layer the widget is valid for.|
The layering technology allows for the content to be shown to specific audiences.
This is handy if the content is only valid for a certain type of user, or if the same widget is required for more than one audience, but different configuration is needed.
The widget can be added to the zone more than once and the layer feature can determine which audience can see each widget.
|Article Field||The database field to be displayed by this widget.||Custom Fields will be prefixed with 'CUS_'||3.87|
|Show Heading?||Determines whether a heading is displayed above the article field.|
Default is: ticked
Untick to disable
|Heading Text||The heading text displayed if 'Show Heading?' is enabled.||3.87|
|Fallback Information||Fallback content to be displayed in cases where the article field is empty.||3.87|
|Show Inline Heading?||Determines whether the heading text is displayed in line with the content (rather than above it).|
Depending on your site's styling, this option may only take effect when the Article List page is set to display in List layout, rather than Grid (this option can be set in the Article List All Widget).
Default is: unticked
Tick to enable
The format to be applied to the field data when outputting to the view.
For example, 'dd MM yyyy' for a date field.
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