List widget

Use this widget to display already created lists with list items.

PREREQUISITES: You have created at least one list with at least one list item in it. For more information, see Lists.

After you have dragged the List widget on your page, to configure the display, perform the following:

Click Edit button in the upper-right corner of the widget.
The Edit window appears where you can configure the following:

Content

In content, you can choose the lists from which you want to display list items.
  1. If you are using multiple site management and the Lists module uses data sources from more than one site, you must first choose the source from which you want to display lists.
    For more information, see Multisite: Manage multiple sites.
  2. In Which lists to display radio button select one of the following:
    1. Click Select lists button.
      A list of all created lists appears.
    2. Select one or more lists and click Done selecting.

Settings

On this tab you choose the way to display the lists and list items.
Select one of the following:
  • Simple list
    The system displays all items, grouped in lists. This is a list of the titles of the list items, which cannot be clicked.
  • Expanded list
    The system displays all items, grouped in lists. Below each item, the system displays its content.
  • Expandable list
    The system displays all items, grouped in lists. This is a list of the titles of the list items. When you click a list item, its content appears.
  • Anchor list
    The system displays all items, grouped in lists. This is a list of the titles of the list items. Below the list the system displays the content of the items. When you click an item, the system takes you to its content.
  • Page list
    The system displays all items, grouped in lists. This is a list of the titles of the list items. When you click an item, the system opens its content on a separate page.

For each option that you choose, you can select a template that will be used to display the list. You can edit existing templates.
For more information, see Create and edit widget templates.

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

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

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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