Creating an attribute resource tag

You use the attribute resource tag to define the information that is returned by a search query.

About this task

The format of an attribute resource tag:

[attributeResource attributeName="parameter" separator=" " format=" "]

To create an attribute resource tag:

Procedure

  1. Click Insert a Tag from a presentation template or element design field. The Tag Helper dialog opens.
  2. Select attribute resource as the tag type.
  3. Click OK to add the tag to your navigator design.

What to do next

Once you add the tag to your design, you can also add the following parameters to the tag:
Table 1. Extra tag parametersThis table lists extra parameters that can be manually added to this tag.
Tag parameters Details
attributeName=authoringtemplate The name of the authoring template, if available, that was used to create the content item.
attributeName=author The name or names of the authors of the content item, if any are defined. If there is more than one author, then they are rendered with the string specified in the optional separator attribute between each value.
attributeName=category The categories of the content item if any are defined. If there is more than one category, then they are rendered with the string specified in the optional separator attribute between each value.
attributeName=contentid The ID of the content item.
attributeName=contentpath The path, but excluding the server address, port, or servlet context (/wps/wcm), for this search result.
attributeName=date The value of the date field from the SIAPI result. The format of the date can be specified by using the optional format attribute. See the Javadoc HTML documentation for SimpleDateFormat in the Java SDK for details.
attributeName=description The description of the content item.
attributeName=effectivedate The effective date of the content item. The format of the date can be specified by using the optional format attribute. See the Javadoc HTML documentation for SimpleDateFormat in the Java SDK for details.
attributeName=expirationdate The expiration date of the content item. The format of the date can be specified by using the optional format attribute. See the Javadoc HTML documentation for SimpleDateFormat in the Java SDK for details.
attributeName=keywords The keywords of the content item if any are defined. If there is more than one keyword, then they are rendered with the string specified in the optional separator attribute between each value.
attributeName=lastmodifieddate The last modified date of the content item. The format of the date can be specified by using the optional format attribute. See the Javadoc HTML documentation for SimpleDateFormat in the Java SDK for details.
attributeName=modifier The name of the last person to modify the content item.
attributeName=name The name of the content item.
attributeName=namelink This parameter assembles a complete link that is based on the name of the item that is being returned.
attributeName=owner The name or names of the owners of the content item, if any are defined. If there is more than one author, then they are rendered with the string specified in the optional separator attribute between each value.
attributeName=parentcontentpath This parameter is used to return the content path, but excluding the server address, port, or servlet context for the parent content item, of this search result. For example: /wps/wcm

This parameter is valid when the search results include a link to a file resource element in the parent content item. The parameter is used to give context to the attached file. When the search result is not for an attached file in a file resource element, this value is an empty string.

attributeName=relevance The relevance "score" for this search result from the search engine.
attributeName=summary The summary of the content item as generated by Portal Search.
attributeName=title This parameter is the title of a content item.
attributeName=titlelink This parameter assembles a complete link that is based on the title of the item that is being returned.
attributeName=url Displays the URL of a content item.
format=" " This parameter is optional and can be used only with some parameter types:
When you reference date elements:
The following formats can be defined when you display dates:
  • format="DATE_SHORT"
  • format="DATE_MEDIUM"
  • format="DATE_LONG"
  • format="DATE_FULL"
  • format="DATE_TIME_SHORT"
  • format="DATE_TIME_MEDIUM"
  • format="DATE_TIME_LONG"
  • format="DATE_TIME_FULL"
  • format="TIME_SHORT"
  • format="TIME_MEDIUM"
  • format="TIME_LONG"
  • format="TIME_FULL"
  • format="DATE_SHORT_TIME_MEDIUM"
  • format="DATE_SHORT_TIME_LONG"
  • format="DATE_SHORT_TIME_FULL"
  • format="DATE_MEDIUM_TIME_SHORT"
  • format="DATE_MEDIUM_TIME_LONG"
  • format="DATE_MEDIUM_TIME_FULL"
  • format="DATE_LONG_TIME_SHORT"
  • format="DATE_LONG_TIME_MEDIUM"
  • format="DATE_LONG_TIME_FULL"
  • format="DATE_FULL_TIME_SHORT"
  • format="DATE_FULL_TIME_MEDIUM"
  • format="DATE_FULL_TIME_LONG"
  • format="RELATIVE" (The relative date is displayed as either "today", "yesterday" or the number of days ago.)
  • format="MILLIS" (Number of milliseconds since Midnight, January 1, 1970 GMT)
Note: All date formats are based on the timezone of the user, except for format="MILLIS", which is not dependent on the current timezone.
You can also set user-defined formats for dates:
When you reference number elements:
You can also set user-defined formats for numbers:
separator=" " Enter text or code to be used to separate multiple search results. For example: separator=" - "