Dynamic content items

After you define and activate your dynamic module and create one or more dynamic content types, you can use the module to create content in the backend and display the created content on your website. You can see your newly created module under the Content tab, together with all of its first level content types. You can see the widgets for each content type in page editing mode under a dedicated widgets group. You use your module to create dynamic content items. The fields you have defined for the content types appear when you create dynamic content items.

For more information, see Dynamic modules and Dynamic content types.

You manage the dynamic content items on a separate page dedicated to each content type of your module. The page displays a list of all created content items of the selected content type together with actions you can perform on them. You can manage what columns and information the page displays. For more information, see Modify the backend screens of a dynamic module.
Use this page to create, edit, and manage dynamic content items.

Revision history

Dynamic modules have version history. Use this function to view and compare different versions of a content item. Every time you edit a content item, a version of that content item is saved by the system.

For more information, see Revision history for content items.

Displaying dynamic items on your website

To display dynamic content items on your website, the system generates a separate widget for each content type. It is added to the it’s the module’s widgets group.

For more information, see Dynamic content widgets.
For more information about adding widgets on your page, see Add widgets on pages and templates.

You can then choose the way items are displayed by changing the template which the widget uses.
For more information, see Create and edit widget templates.

Working with the module programmatically

If you are developer, you can use the code reference for each module. It contains code examples for the most common operations you can perform with the module.
  1. To view the code samples, click Administration » Module Builder.
  2. In the list of all created modules, click the module, whose code reference you want to see.
  3. Click Code reference for <module name> link.

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