News selector

This tutorial demonstrates how to add a News selector in a widget's designer view.

PREREQUISITES: You created at least one News item, so that the selector can use it. For more information, see News.

To add a News selector, 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-master Defines whether the selector displays news items and their statuses, such as DraftLocked, and so on, or only published news items. To configure the News selector to display master items, that is, all news items, independently of their status, set the sf-master="true". By default, the selector displays only live news items and the value of the sf-master is set to false

NOTE: When you set the sf-master="true", the selectors lists the items but does not display their status.


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