Sections are a very powerful tool in Traction that allow you to display any cross-section of content at any volume level -- you can show as little as a just titles or entire pages within a section.
You saw examples of sections in Home Page and Dashboards.
Sections may be filled by dynamic queries or static lists that you indicate in the section configuration or in a Collection.
- Recent articles and comments, for all spaces or a specific space
- Recent edits, for all spaces or a specific spaces
- Recent discussions, for all spaces or a specific space
- Recent Page Naming Activity including new, requested, removed, and renamed page names as well as orphaned pages
- Recent Page and Comment Moderation Activity including actions taken to Publish, Unpublish, Reject, Lock and Unlock articles or comments.
- Category Label, Label Added or Label Removed conditions for all spaces or a specific space
- Search and FAST Search Module driven queries
- A Collection owned and managed by a given user
- Specific articles which you specify
Sections can be sorted based on alphabetical (forward or reverse), chronological (forward or reverse), random, discussion activity or in a specified order.
Sections may be configured to show as little content as you like.
- Details: Title plus Author, Date, Number of Comments and Attachments
- Brief: Title, Details, if desired, plus a paragraph
- Full: Title, Details, if desired, plus full article content
If you have activated Page and Comment Moderation, sections can be set to show or exclude articles and comments which are in Published, Unpublished, Rejected, Locked or Unlocked status.
The contents of all sections are displayed with permission filters.
In Linking, we show you how links are easily written in Traction.
In many situations, especially in those scenarios where you want to link to a live list of content which may change or evolve over time (e.
Here is the editor.
After you insert the section marker, just click Edit Sections to configure the section.
And below is the resulting article with the section embedded.
You'll notice that an ADD button is included in the section.