Dynamic content widgets

If you have created and activated a dynamic module, the system automatically creates a separate widget group for the module and adds one widget for each content type. You use the widget to select which of your dynamic content to display on the website and to choose how to display the content. There are two types of widgets – the first type is used to display the top-level content types, the second – to display all other content types.

After you have dragged the widget on your page, the widget automatically displays all published dynamic items.
To configure the display of the items, click Edit button in the upper-right corner of the widget.
The Edit window appears where you can configure the following:

NOTE: If on one page, you want to have more than one dynamic module widget, either from the same module, or from different dynamic modules, you must tell the system how to distinguish them by setting the UrlKeyPrefix.
To do this click Advanced button, in the lower-right corner of each of the dynamic widgets. In UrlKeyPrefix field, enter a prefix of your choice. For example, if the widgets are from two different modules, you can enter the name of the module.

For more information about advanced configuration options, see Advanced configuration of widgets.

When you are finished with all the settings, click Save.
The Edit window closes and the widget is configured to display the dynamic items you have selected.

NOTE: If your site is multilingual and the page you are editing is synchronized with another translation, when you edit the widget, the Save to all translations button appears. If you click it, the current widget configuration will be saved to all translations, else, if you click Save, the widget configuration is saves only to the current translation, but the pages are still synchronized. If your pages are synchronized, you can have different widget configurations, but you cannot have different widgets.

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