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Creating the Menu component for latest Ideas
In this step, we will now create a menu component which will retrieve
content from the specified authoring template on the date basis.
Step 1: Create a new Menu component
- Create a new Menu component by navigating to New
--> Component --> Menu
Figure 46: Creating the new Menu component
- Name the Menu component Aggregated Ideas
Figure 47: Naming the new Menu component ‘Aggregated Ideas'
Step 2: Select the List- Ideas as authoring template
- Select the List-Ideas (created in a previous step) as the authoring
template for the Menu component
Figure 48: Selecting the List-Ideas template authoring template
Step 3: Select menu design properties
- Select the menu design properties as shown in the screenshot below:
Figure 49a: Menu component design properties
Figure 49b: Menu component design properties
Figure 49c: Menu component design properties
- Once you have verified these settings, please click Save
and close .
Step 4: Place the Web Content Viewer portlet on the page to view the list
- Finally – view the completed component for List Ideas on a page, you must
first put a “Web content viewer” portlet on that page.
- From within the page, add the Web Content Viewer Portlet as shown below
Figure 50: Place the Web Content Viewer on the page to view List
Step 5: Edit the settings of the Web Content Viewer Portlet to show the
Aggregated Ideas component
- Click Edit shared setting of this “Web content viewer” Portlet on the
page as following.
Figure 51: Associating the Aggregated Ideas component with the web
content viewer portlet.
- Click Apply and OK .
- All the latest ideas will be listed here in descending order, as shown in
the screenshot below
Figure 52: Showing the list of Ideas
Saving the Innovation Place template with the new customized components
After adding all the pages with all these out of box and customized
components, we can save it as a template using the same method as described in
- Click customize --> Properties and
Save Template .
Figure 53: Saving as a template
Abstract - This article discusses the steps to create the Menu Component for the Latest Ideas