Mashup Builder > Widgets > Blog Widget
Blog Widget
The Blog widget helps you create and manipulate a blog within a mashup.
View the following video tutorial for more information:
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Styles and common widget properties are not included in the table below.
Property Name
Description
Base Type
Default Value
Bindable? (Y/N)
Localizable? (Y/N)
Blog
The blog to view.
THINGNAME
n/a
Y
N
View
The default appearance of the blog results (Default or Log).
TEXT
Default
N
N
Title
The title of the blog.
TEXT
n/a
Y
Y
TitleCharacterLimit
Limits the number of characters in the Title field.
NUMBER
-1
Y
N
TitleCharacterLimitMessage
The message to display if the TitleCharacterLimit is reached.
TEXT
n/a
Y
Y
TagstoFilter
Tags to filter the blog by.
TAGS
n/a
N
N
FilterTagVocabulary Restriction
Allows you to restrict the vocabulary of the users’ choices for Tag filters.
VOCABULARYNAME
n/a
N
N
TagsforPosts
Tags to filter the blog by.
TAGS
n/a
Y
N
TagsforPostVocabulary Restriction
Allows you to restrict the vocabulary of the users’ choices for post tags.
VOCABULARYNAME
n/a
N
N
HideTaggingUI
Hide elements in the UI that allow you to configure or indicate tagging.
BOOLEAN
False
N
N
WordsinPosts
The number of words to display outside of the blog detail view.
NUMBER
100
Y
N
SortOrder
How to sort the blog results: by newest, last updated, highest rated, or most commented.
STRING
Newest
Y
N
StartTimeDate
The start time and date.
DATETIME
n/a
Y
N
EndDateTime
The end time and date.
DATETIME
n/a
Y
N
PostDateFormat
The date format for the post date of blog entries, User on yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm.
STRING
yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm
N
Y
DisplayEditDate
Display the date that the blog was last edited.
BOOLEAN
False
N
N
Source
The source of the Blog entries to display.
STRING
n/a
Y
N
SearchExpression
The search expression for searching Blog entries.
STRING
n/a
Y
N
BlogEntryIdToShow
The Blog entry ID to display.
STRING
n/a
Y
N
AllowNewPosts
Allows new blog posts.
BOOLEAN
True
N
N
FileRepository
The name of the file repository to store any uploaded files.
THINGNAME
System Repository
Y
N
FileRepositoryPath
The location in the FileRepository to store uploaded files and images.
STRING
/
N
N
ShowDataLoading
Allows the loading data to be visible.
BOOLEAN
True
N
N
Refresh
Service. Refreshes the blog.
n/a
n/a
Y
N
Visible
Makes the blog visible at runtime.
BOOLEAN
True
Y
N