Build an AccordionNewsList widget using Sitefinity CMS’s built-in jQuery

You can use the Sitefinity CMS built-in jQuery library (version 1.8.3) to further customize the default Sitefinity CMS functionality without the need to refer or register jQuery as an additional resource. The built-in jQuery library ensures optimal Sitefinity CMS performance and is the recommended resource to use when creating your custom implementations.

In this article, you will learn how to use the Sitefinity CMS built-in jQuery to create a custom widget that displays news items in a jQuery UI accordion. This example also demonstrates how to load a CSS and JS resources from a Content Delivery Network (CDN).

For more information about CSS and JS resources, see For developers: Include CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery resources in new user widgets.

The final version of the accordion news list looks like this:


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