Map the FilterContentViewFrontend template to the News widget

After you For developers: Download and set the FilterContentViewFrontend template or For developers: Replace the default widget view through widget definitions the FilterContentViewFrontend template, you need to tell Sitefinity CMS to use your custom template instead of the default one. You do this using the widget definition. You need to substitute the existing template with a custom one through the corresponding ContentViewDefinitionElement

To substitute the existing template with your custom template:

  1. Navigate to Administration » Settings » Advanced » News » Controls » NewsFrontend » Views » NewsFrontendList.
  2. Replace the ViewType property with the CLR type of our custom template.
  3. Save your changes.

As a result, all News widgets throughout your site can use the custom template instead of the default one.

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