Categorizing Web App items

Updated on 20-October-2016 at 10:16 AM

Business Catalyst End of life announcement - find out more details.

By categorizing Web Apps, you can control the way the Web App items are displayed. Categorizing Web Apps is also known Classifying.

Setting a default Category for a Web App

  1. Open the Details page of an existing Web App or create a new app. 

  2. From the More Actions menu, select Assign Default Classifications.
  3. The Classification window appears.
    Using this interface, you can use the default categories, and you can also add your own categories for classification. First, you'll add new categories by clicking the option Manage Categories in the lower left corner.
  4. Move the Category you would like to add from the left to the right panel using the arrows.
  5. Click Close to close the window.

This will ensure that any new Web App item added/created is automatically assigned to this category.

Categorizing individual items

You can categorize individual Web App items. This is useful if you want to have multiple categories for your items.

  1. Open your Web App by clicking Web Apps and then selecting your app from the list.
  2. Click the name of the item you want to view from the list.
  3. From the Actions menu, select Classify this item
  4. The Classification window appears.
    Using this interface, you can use the default categories, and you can also add your own categories for classification. First, you'll add new categories by clicking the option Manage Categories in the lower left corner.
  5. Move the Category you would like to add from the left to the right panel using the arrows.
  6. Click Close to close the window.

Displaying categorized Web App items

To display only categorized Web App items, you can do this by inserting a specific module on a page.

  1. Open a page by selecting Site Manager > Pages, and then selecting the page from the tree view.
  2. From the Toolbox menu to the right of the editor, select Web Apps > List of Web App items.
  3. Select a Web App, then select All Items in a Category from the Select Display Criteria menu.
  4. Select the category you would like to display, and then click Insert.