Notifications

Notifications

Display messages created in the Notification Drawer of the CMS on Layouts.

  • Notification Widget
  • Available from CMS: 1.8
  • Cloud
  • Notification Widget 1.8
  • Cloud

Add Widget

Locate Notification from the Widget toolbar and click to Add or Grab to drag and drop to a Region.

NOTE: If you are using a v1.8.x CMS, select Notification from the Widget Toolbox to add!

On adding, configuration options are shown in the properties panel:

  • Provide a Name for ease of identification.

  • Choose to override the default duration if required.

  • Select if the duration should be per Notification or a total duration for ALL Notifications.

Configuration

  • Complete a maximum notification Age for messages you wish to use in this Widget.
  • Select an optional Effect and transition Speed for the selected effect from the drop-down menu.

Templates

Click on the Template tab to format available templates:

Main

  • Enter HTML in the box provided or toggle On the Visual editor to format the template using the inline editor.
  • Click the edit icon to open.

  • Include the text merge fields to format from the Snippets menu, to pull in the Subject and Body information from the Notification Drawer.
  • Click on the Save button.

No Data Template

This template allows a user to include a message to ensure that the intended audience is not left with blank displays when there are no Notifications to display.

Optional Style Sheet

Include CSS to apply to the template structure.

Actions

Available from v3.0.0

Interactive Actions can be attached to this Notifcation Widget from the Actions tab in the properties panel. Please see the Interactive Actions page for more information.