Content aggregation

Presentation

This service offers the possibility to retrieve a list of contents from parameters defined by the contributor.

This service can be used for example:

  • to list the news of a section
  • to list the important news on home page
  • to list the article tagged "FOCUS" on the left column of a page
  • ...

Service parameters

For versions 3.0 to 3.1.x

The service has the following parameters :

Parameters

Description

Mandatory

Title

The service title. Leave emtpy if you do not want any title.

no

Content types

The content type(s) to display.
Leave empty to display all availables content types.

no

Search context

The search context to choose among the current site, the others sites or the child pages

yes

Language

The language of content to search for among the current sitemap language or the others languages

yes

Max results

Maximum of results to display.
Leave empty to display all contents.

no

Tags

To restrict contents digest to contents tagged with specific tags

no

RSS feed

Check the box to display a rss feed on contents digest

no

Page link

A link to the selected page will be generated below the displayed contents

no

Page link title

The text for the page link

no

For versions 3.2 and later

The service has the following parameters :

Parameters

Description

Mandatory

Title

The service title. Leave emtpy if you do not want any title.

no

Content types

The content type(s) to display.
Leave empty to display all availables content types.

no

View

The view for contents digest.
The available views depend on the selected content types.

yes

Sort criteria

Fields that will determine the display order.
The fields depend on the selected content types.

no

Search context

The search context to choose among the current site, the others sites or the child pages

yes

Language

The language of content to search for among the current sitemap language or the others languages

yes

Max results

Maximum of results to display.
Leave empty to display all contents.

no

Results per page

When a number is set, results are paginated.
E.G., 25 results with 10 results per page will lead to 3 result pages (1 to 10, 11 to 20 and 21 to 25).
You can leave that field empty if you do not want pagination.

no

Tags

To restrict contents digest to contents tagged with specific tags

no

RSS feed

Check the box to display a rss feed on contents digest

no

Page link

A link to the selected page will be generated below the displayed contents

no

Page link title

The text for the page link

no

Service rendering

Simple rendering

With pagination

How to override the service rendering ?

You can override the default rendering or created new rendering in your own skin. See Override the service rendering.