Widget/Layouts

Listings Widgets

There are several "listings" widgets available, which allow you to show a listing of content with various display options. The workflow for constructing Listings widgets is to build your content first (i.e., create Content pages, News items, FAQ items, etc.), and then select Listings widgets that will display your content as desired.

Types of Widgets

Overview

There are many types of widgets available to feature content on your site! See the full menu on the left for details and instructions on how to use each one.

Edit Summary on Content Items

Overview of the "Edit Summary" option

On many content types on the Open Berkeley platform, there is an "Edit Summary" option just above the standard "Body" field. The "Edit Summary" option is helpful for showing the "teaser" (summary) text on the following features:

News Listings Widgets

Overview

There are several options for displaying your News content in a widget. Select "News" from "Add Existing Content," then click the "Add" button for the view you'd like to feature in a widget.

Featured Image

Overview of the Featured Image option

A few Open Berkeley features require the addition of a "featured image" on the original content item. The image can be uploaded or selected from the image library during the process of creating/editing a content item. 

A featured image should be added to content items when using the following features:

Responsive Behavior of Widgets/Layouts

Overview

The Open Berkeley design is "responsive," meaning the contents of your pages will reflow based on the width of the device where they're being viewed (for example, desktop, mobile, or tablet devices). There are many available layouts when individual pages are customized, and depending on which layout is chosen and how many widgets are used on a page, the widgets will "stack" on smaller displays/mobile devices.

Reusable Content

Overview

When adding a new widget or modifying a current widget, you can check "Make this reusable" to easily re-use the widget on other pages. When you update a "Reusable content" widget, the update will be made on every page where the widget is featured.

Add Table (widget)

Overview

The "Add Table" widget is a widget that allows users to put a basic table in a widget area. The table will have a "header" row, and additional "data" rows.

Limited WYSIWYG Toolbar

In regular Content pages and Text widgets, there is a "regular" (full) editing, a.k.a. WYSIWYG, toolbar. However, there are a few features in Open Berkeley that only allow a limited subset of tags.