Summary List

Basic Info

Summary List allows you to embed autopopulated lists of content based on tags, CMS paths, or RSS feeds. Customize your list further by displaying article summaries and thumbnails where available.

Example

News Stories: Arts & Culture

Tutorial

  1. Navigate to and open your page.
  2. Add the Summary List component.
  3. A new Summary List component without content will appear on the page as a placeholder.
  4. To edit the component:
    1. Right-click on the component and select Edit; or
    2. Double-click on the component.
  5. An edit window will appear so you can manage the source for your Summary List and customize how the component displays content.
  6. Enter an optional title in the Title field. This is not required.
  7. Select a source for your list:
    1. Internal: CMS pages, tagged policies, or tagged news stories
    2. External: RSS feed
  8. Customize how your list is displayed:
    1. Number of Items to Show: Default is 25, if left blank all items will display
    2. Order: Alphabetical or by date (internal sources only)
    3. Format:
      1. List
      2. List with a summary
      3. List with a summary and thumbnail
  9. Click OK.

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Add a List from an Internal Source

  1. Click the Internal tab.
  2. Select a Content Type:
    1. CMS Pages
    2. News
    3. Policy
  3. Add CMS Pages as your list source:
    1. Use the CMS path finder to navigate to the parent page of the items you want to include in your list
    2. Only content one level directly below the page selected will be included
  4. Add News as your list source:
    1. In the Tag(s) field click the arrow to navigate and select the appropriate tag(s) to be included in the list
    2. Only activated tags are searchable
    3. In the Article Type field select the type of news article to be included:
      1. All
      2. Release Articles
      3. Story Articles
  5. Add Policy as your list source:
    1. In the Tag(s) field click the arrow to navigate and select the appropriate tag(s) to be included in the list
    2. Only activated tags are searchable
  6. Customize how your list is displayed.

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Add a List from an External Source

  1. Click the External tab.
  2. Insert a properly formatted RSS/Atom feed in the RSS Feed field.
    1. For example: http://www.domain.com/path/feed.xml
  3. Customize how your list is displayed.

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Screenshots

Component Tutorial: Summary List edit window

Component Tutorial: Summary List edit window internal feed options

Component Tutorial: Summary List edit window external feed options