Configuring the Quick Links, Contacts, Department News, and Descriptive Links Web Parts

[NOTE: THIS IS HELP FOR EDITING THE MYPC PORTAL, NOT THE PROVIDENCE.EDU EXTERNAL WEBSITE]

To Create The Contacts List
(NOTE- this should only have to be done once per subsite when it is initially created- if its already there, skip to the 2nd section)

  1. Go to Site Contents
  2. Add an app
  3. Select Custom List
  4. Name it “Contacts” – no quotes
  5. Select the list, click on the list tab, go to list settings
  6. Click Advanced Settings and switch Allow managment of content types? to Yes. Click Ok
  7. Under columns, Add from existing site columns
  8. Move Item Contact and Item Order to columns to add, then click ok
  9. Go back to site contents, add your contact information to the list

To Insert and Configure the Contacts List on a page

  1. Go to the page(s) that you want to add the app to. Add it via the Add Web part button within the web part region.
  2. Edit the web part again.  Click edit the current view. Make sure Title, Item contact and Item Order are all selected and ordered from left as 1,2,3. And ensure First sort by the column is set to Item Order. Click ok.
  3. Edit the web part. Under Miscellaneous, add the following JS link: ~sitecollection/SiteAssets/jslink/CustomList.js

To Create the Quick Links List Initially
(NOTE- this should only have to be done once per subsite when it is initially created- if its already there, skip to the 2nd section)

  1. Go to Site Contents
  2. Add an app
  3. Select Custom List
  4. Name it “Quick Links” – no quotes
  5. Select the list, click on the list tab, go to list settings
  6. Click Advanced Settings and switch Allow managment of content types? to Yes. Click Ok
  7. Under Content Types- add from existing content types. Select Quick Links and click ok.
  8. Under that same section, change new button order and default content type. Deselect Item and change Quick Links to 1.
  9. Go back to site contents, add your links to the list

To Insert and Configure the Quick links on a page

  1. Go to the page(s) that you want to add the app to. Add it via the Add Web part button within the web part region.
  2. Edit the web part again.  Click edit the current view. Make sure Type, Title, Item Url and Item Icon are all selected and ordered from left as 1,2,3,4. And ensure First sort by the column is set to Item Order. Click ok.
  3. Edit the Appearance of the web part. Name the web part after the department. Edit miscellaneous, adding the following JS link: ~sitecollection/SiteAssets/jslink/CustomList.js

To Create Descriptive Links List Initially
(NOTE- this should only have to be done once per subsite when it is initially created- if its already there, skip to the 2nd section)

  1. Go to Site Contents
  2. Add an app
  3. Select Custom List
  4. Name it “Descriptive Links” – no quotes
  5. Select the list, click on the list tab, go to list settings
  6. Click Advanced Settings and switch Allow managment of content types? to Yes. Click Ok
  7. Under Content Types- add from existing content types. Select Descriptive Links and click ok.
  8. Under that same section, change new button order and default content type. Deselect Item and change Descriptive Links to 1.
  9. Go back to site contents, add your links to the list

To Insert and Configure the Descriptive Links on a page

  1. Go to the page(s) that you want to add the app to. Add it via the Add Web part button within the web part region.
  2. Edit the web part again.  Click edit the current view. Make sure Title, Item Summary, Item URL are all selected and ordered from left as 1,2,3. And ensure First sort by the column is set to Item Order. Click ok.
  3. You MAY have to add this url to the last field of the front end of the web part under the miscellaneous section. ~sitecollection/SiteAssets/jslink/CustomList.js

To Create Department News List Initially
(NOTE- this should only have to be done once per subsite when it is initially created- if its already there, skip to the 2nd section)

  1. Go to Site Contents
  2. Add an app
  3. Select Custom List
  4. Name it “News” – no quotes
  5. Select the list, click on the list tab, go to list settings
  6. Click Advanced Settings and switch Allow management of content types? to Yes. click Ok
  7. Under Content Types- add from existing content types. Select News and click ok.

To Insert and Configure the Department News app on a page

  1. Go to the page(s) that you want to add the app to. Add it via the Add Web part button within the web part region.
  2. Edit the web part again.  Click edit the current view. Make sure Title(linked to item with edit menu), Item Author, Article Date, Item Image, Item Summary are all selected and ordered from left as 1,2,3. And ensure First sort by the column is set to Article Date. Click ok.
  3. You MAY have to add this url to the last field of the front end of the web part under the miscellaneous section. ~sitecollection/SiteAssets/jslink/CustomList.js

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