Shared Content Reference Component

Display shared content on your page.

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This feature works comparably in both the Classic and Flex UI versions of the UBCMS. In the future, screenshots and language will be updated to reflect Flex UI.

Last reviewed: April 14, 2021

Using This Component

This component has two tabs: Shared Content Reference and Advanced.

Once the Shared Content Reference component is built, a publishing status indicator to “Go to source of” links is displayed, similar to indicators in the Websites Admin console.

Shared Content Reference Tab

Reference path: Click the magnifying glass to select the page from which you would like obtain content. Normally this will be shared content, and the path will thus begin /content/shared/...

The component opened for editing showing the Shared Content Reference tab.

The component opened for editing showing the Shared Content Reference tab.

Advanced Tab

Use dynamic reference: Check the box to enable dynamic reference. Dynamic references bypass caching, which makes the content you are sharing more up-to-date.

Host page: By default the page that "hosts" the shared content is the same page that the reference component is on, so leave this field blank to use your current page as the the host.

The component opened for editing showing the Advanced tab.

The component opened for editing showing the Advanced tab.

Additional Information

Once you have built the Shared Content Reference component, a publishing status indicator to “Go to source of” links is displayed, similar to indicators in the Websites Admin console. As with the console, a green icon indicates published content, while red indicates it is not yet activated. In the example below, the displayed news story is activated and shows a small green icon.

The component on a page in the author environment, showing the status indicator and 'Go to source' link.

The component on a page in the author environment, showing the status indicator and 'Go to source' link.

Restrictions

  • You are able to share content from any page that you can view in Author.

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