General Latest List

Displays a list of the most recent items of any type in your website.

Usage

This portlet can be used anywhere on your site to display a list of the latest items.

Adding the portlet to a page

Procedure

  1. Go to the page where you want to add a General Latest portlet.
  2. Click Edit Mode.
  3. Click Create > Content > Lists .
  4. Drag the General Latest List to the page and save the page.

Content author customization options

Portlet configuration options

By clicking Open Edit Form from the portlet menu the content author can:
  • Edit the list title.
  • Select a location in Context Override to determine which items appear in the portlet.

Site designer customization options

With the portal in edit mode, sight designers can make the same customization changes as content authors and more. Additionally, site designers can copy and change the building blocks of each portlet.

List component

East list portlet uses a component to define what content items are displayed in the portlet. The General Latest portlet uses the following portlet:
  • CTC Design/List Components/Landing Latest Items by Last Modified Date
If you need to customize this component, you must create a copy and save it into your own design library. By clicking Open Edit Form from the portlet menu, you then select the new component in the List component parameter of the portlet configuration document.

You can also select a different list component to use from the CTC Design library. These are located under: CTC Design/List Components/

List presentation

East list portlet uses a list presentation to define the design of the body, header, and footer of the items that are returned by the selected list component. The General Latest portlet uses the following list presentation
  • CTC Design/List Presentation Components/Landing Combination List Design with Last Modified Date
If you need to customize this component, you must create a copy and save it into your own design library. By clicking Open Edit Form from the portlet menu, you then select the new component in the List component parameter of the portlet configuration document.

You can also select a different list presentation to use from the CTC Design library. These are located under: CTC Design/List Presentation Components/

CSS Style

The default stylesheet that is used by this portlet is contentComboList. To customize this CSS file, first make a copy of the CSS file, edit the copy, and then enter the name of the new CSS file in the CSS Style parameter in the portlet configuration document.

CSS files are stored in this WebDAV folder: dav://server:port/wps/mycontenthandler/dav/fs-type1/themes/Portal8.5/CTC/css