Academic program widget

About


Academic Program widget consistently displays and showcases all academic programs across the university. Academic program data was submitted by schools and colleges and we have imported it into Sitefinity for use. It is in its first iteration and the widget offers a simple list template, a card template, and a detailed template.


contentTypeWidgetNOTE: This is a reusable content type widget, which means it is dependent upon content you've first created as a content type from the dashboard menu.

Design


Academic Program Template

Academic Program Template

Academic Program Detail Template

Academic Program Detail Template

Card Template

Academic Program Card Template

How to


Create academic program content


The Academic Program widget is a reusable content type. This means that all of the programs displayed with this widget have to first be created in the "Content" area on your dashboard. The follow steps will walk you through creating an academic program.

  1. From your Sitefinity dashboard, click the "Content" tab located at the top of your webpage and select Academic Programs.
  2. Click the option to create an academic program.
  3. Fill out the Program Finder Fields. Be sure that your article a title and degree program title are the exact same name. Create a new program title, if there isn't one already created. 
  4. Next, fill out the Detailed Program Information. 
    1. Areas of Concentration are also reusable content items. This is so they can be used for multiple programs with the same concentration.
    1. To create a requirement, click "Select" under areas of concentration. Choose the option to create a new item and fill out the information and hit done.
    2. You also can search for existing requirements, as not to have duplicates. 
  5. Fill out the "admissions requirements information" and other admissions details in the Admissions Information section.
    1. Admission requirements are also reusable content items. This is so they can be used for multiple programs with the same requirements.
      1. To create a requirement, click "Select" under admissions requirements. Choose the option to create a new item and fill out the information and hit done.
      2. You also can search for existing requirements, as not to have duplicates. 
  6. Lastly, you can add an image under the Related Media Section. 
  7. Publish.

 


Use the widget

Drag the academic program widget from the right column onto the page.
Drag and Drop Academic Program Widget

Choose Edit to select the program you wish to display under the Content tab.

Content Settings for Academic Programs
Under the List Settings tab, select the list template and other options to change how you would like programs to be displayed on the page.
List Settings for Academic Program Widget
Under the Single Item Settings tab, select where you would like program's details to be displayed. An "auto-generated page" opens the details on the same page. The option for "selected existing page" allows the details to be opened on a page previously created by a site builder. Hit save. 
List Settings for Academic Program Widget