Flat taxon selector

This tutorial demonstrates how to add a taxon selector in a widget's designer view. You can select taxa from a flat taxonomy like Tags or a custom classification. For more information on Sitefinity CMS tag, see For developers: Flat taxonomies. For more information on custom classifications in Sitefinity CMS, see Create custom classifications.

The image below shows a flat taxon selector for the News widget:

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In your DesignerView.YourView.cshtml file, place one of the following tags anywhere in the HTML code:

Single item selection:

Multiple items selection:

The values of the attributes are scope properties that you define in the MVC widget controller.

Attribute Description
sf-selected-item-id Single select only. Stores the ID of the selected item. 
sf-selected-item  Single select only. Stores the serialized information of the selected item.
sf-selected-ids Multi select only. Stores the IDs of the selected items. 
sf-selected-items Multi select only. Stores the serialized information of the selected items. 
sf-provider Configures the provider to use when retrieving the items to display.
sf-taxonomy-id  Accepts a scope property holding the GUID of the taxonomy. 

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