This widget displays the files and sub-folders stored within a Folder channel. The different display options allow you to show as much or as little information as you would like.
Sections in this article:
- Place a Folder Contents widget on a page, space, or dashboard. For more information, see Placing and setting up a widget.
- Select the placed widget's Edit button.
- Review and make changes to the settings on the Options, Layout, and Appearance tabs. You can find details about the widget's settings in the Settings section below.
- In the widget editor, select Update to apply your changes or Cancel to discard them.
- At the bottom of your page, space, or dashboard, select Publish or Save as Draft to save your changes.
||Enter a title for the widget. The title appears as a heading above the widget's contents. You should use the title to provide context to the widget and better structure a page's content by clearly denoting different sections.
When entering a title, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select Translation and enter a title for each supported language.
This field can contain a maximum of 140 characters.
|Title link||Select to link the widget's title to the selected folder channel or folder. Users who select the widget's title, if it has one, will go to this location.|
Enter a description for the widget. The description appears between the title and the widget's contents. You can use this text to provide information to users about the widget.
When entering a description, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select Translation and enter a description for each supported language.
Select a folder channel or folder. Content from this source will display in the widget.
Access rules determine what users will see when configuring and viewing the widget:
To select a folder channel or folder:
Select the type of content to include in the widget. Options include:
|Show hidden items||
Select to show hidden folders and documents. Hidden items are otherwise only visible to users that have at least Edit access.
Select how to sort content in the widget. Options include:
You can then select whether the sort order is ascending or descending.
|Number of results||
Enter the maximum number of results to increment by, and to display initially. You must enter a value between 1 and 99. If there are additional items to display, users can select the View All link found at the bottom of the widget to go to the source folder channel or folder.
|Show add link||
Select to add an Upload a file button to the widget. Only users with at least Write access to the connected folder channel or folder can see this button. These users can select this button to add content to the connected folder channel or folder.
|Choose a layout
Select one of the following layouts:
|Customize your layout||The available layout options depend on which layout is selected. See the Customize your layout section below.|
||Enter CSS class selectors to provide additional styling to the widget. For more information, see Applying custom CSS to widgets.|
||Select the height of the widget. Options include:
Your digital workplace's theme overwrites many of the settings on the Appearance tab. However, the settings listed above are usable.
Customize your layout
The available layout options depend on which layout is selected.
Effective use of space
To save valuable real estate on your page or space, reduce the number of results shown in your widget and then hyperlink the folder to the folder channel so members can access more if needed.