🖍 Content management web part - Button

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Table of contents

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Introduction

The Button web part is a Powell 365 web part. Examples of this web part can be found in many places on Powell Intranet.  For example My onboarding page.

The Button web part is a perfect way to add personalized interactions through your intranet. 

Thanks to the Button web part, you can create certain actions available for the user. A user will just have to click the button you have created and personalized.

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 Button web-part on the “My onboarding” page

 
 

Settings

After selecting the Button web part, the following edit form will appear.  You will see how to configure each section of it below.

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Button web-part edit mode form
 

"Title" configuration

  • This field is the one that sets the label that'll be written on your button. Here you can explain what action the button will perform.

"Select a language" configuration

  • The "Title" field corresponds to the default label for your button, if you want to add a particular translation for each language, you'll just have to :
    • Select the language in the drop-down list
    • Click on the "Add" button (on the right of the drop-down list)
    • Fill in the field that appeared for the language you selected with the title you want
    • If you don't want a language anymore, you'll just have to click on the "Delete" button on its right
    • You can edit directly the title fields 

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“Title” and "Select a language" configuration for the button web-part 

 

"Standard display" (and "Preview") configuration

  • You can select a custom display for your button directly from the ones proposed below, depending on what type of button you wish to have on your page. As you select a display, you'll have the preview of your button that'll dynamically change to give you an immediate look at what you're configuring.

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“Standard display” (and "Preview") configuration for the button web-part 

 

“Custom CSS class” configuration

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“Custom CSS class” configuration for the button web-part 

 

“Button Type” configuration 

  • And lastly, you can decide which action clicking on your button will perform. You can choose between four of them :
    • Open an URL: If a user clicks on the button, he will be redirected to a link.
      • You can choose to enable the audience targeting of your content, as it'll only be displayed to the group you'll choose from the drop-down. If you check the "Load all groups" box, all the groups will be displayed in the drop-down.
      • You can set the URL a user will be redirected to in the URL field.
      • You can also set the opening option of the link. If the user clicks the button, the link can be opened in a new tab, on the same page, or in a pop-in.
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“Url” Button type configuration for the button web-part 
    • Content management: If a user clicks the button, he will be able to create or edit some content and a content type creation or edition pop-in will appear.
      • You'll have to indicate the type of content you'll allow a user to create by selecting it on the "Select a content type" drop-down list.
      • If you're using Powell variation, you can also give a user the right to add content in different languages by checking the box, under the drop-down list.
      • You can also only for creation content option define a gamification action. When your user will create a content he will earn the number of points associated to the action selected.
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  • “Content creation” Button type configuration for the button web-part 
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    • Previous page: If a user clicks the button, he'll simply be redirected to the previous page. No configuration is needed to perform this action.
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  • “Previous page” Button type configuration for the button web-part 
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    • Teams Creation: If a user clicks the button, he'll be able to create a team. No configuration is needed to perform this action.mceclip8.png

“Teams Creation” Button type configuration for the button web-part 

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