Content Types and Widgets

Getting started



Widgets are used in Sitefinity in order to add content to pages. If you are looking for some basic widgets to get you started, try these!

Content Block


The content block is really versatile and is perfect for any type of content including text, images, videos and much more!

Hero Image


The hero image widget is perfect for grabbing the audience's attention with a strong visual that represents your site.

Card


The card widget is perfect for promoting an article, event, class or program using teaser information with a link to more details.

Call to Action


The card widget is perfect for encouraging users to take an online action, like "sign up for training," "register for event," and more. 

Additional widget options


Are you looking for more widget options to add content to your pages? Use the filter below to find a widget that fits your needs! 

Academic Programs

Display and showcase academic programs.

Accordion

Display categories, glossaries or other information on a few key topics.

Anchor

Help site visitors quickly navigate through your site without endless scrolling. 

Blog Posts

Display a collection of specific blog posts

Calendar

Display events or deadlines in a calendar format.

Call to action

A simple, clickable button.

Card

Give teaser information with a link to a longer explanation.

Categories

Filter content on a page so it is more relevant to site visitor's information needs.

Checklists Phases

Explain a process with multiple phases.

Checklists steps

Display a step by step process.

Contact

Show contact information on a page.

Content Block

Add general website content to your page with no specific format or structure.

Costs

Display cost information like tuition, fees, memberships, and more.

CTA

A simple, clickable button that needs to be featured on multiple pages.

Department

Display one or more university departments on your webpage.

Document Link

Link to an important document.

Documents List

Display a list of documents hosted within a library.

Enhanced Card

Give teaser information with a link to more details on multiple pages with a structured look.

Events

Advertise an event.

Facts and Figures

Add infographics to your site.

FAQ

Share a lot of details and explanations in a user-friendly way.

Featured tabs

Feature content using tabs with icons.  

Form

Display a form with fields for users to complete.

Glossary tooltips

Insert highlighted terms with icon indicator.

Hero Carousel

 Grab the audience's attention and showcase multiple topics.

Hero Form

Put a large, powerful image at the top of your page while requesting basic information.

Hero Image

Put a large, powerful image at the top of your page.

Hero video

Display a video across the top of your page.

Highlight Box

Highlight a particular message to stand out from the surrounding content.

Image Gallery

Display several images on one page in an orderly way.

Image

Display an image to your page

Key Dates

Need to display important dates or deadlines?

Localist calendar embed

Showcase university events from the Localist platform.

Newsroom

Organize, archive or display news articles.

Padding

Add some breathing room in between content elements.

People

Display professional biographies on a page.

Research and Creative Projects

Organize, archive or display research or other creative projects.

RSS Feed Reader

Display content from another site.

Sitewide Banner

Display an important message across your entire site.

Tabs

Create a "file folder" system to organize multiple categories.

Tags

Categorize different content pieces across your website.

Testimonials

Highlight what someone said with an accompanying photo.

Video Gallery

Display multiple videos on the same page.

Video

Add a video to your page.

Web Bios

Display professional biographies on a page.