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Custom Element Types

There are two types of Custom Elements: Local and Global.

One other distinction between Local and Global Custom Elements is that CommonSpot indexes Local Custom Elements as part of publishing the page on which they are created and edited. In order to have Global Custom Elements full text indexed you need to enable indexing for them. This is done by the Site Administrator.

Refer to the Viewing Page and Search Properties section of the Administrator's Reference for more information about indexing Global Custom Elements.

The changes to a Global Element instance are not versioned like standard page Element or Local Custom Elements. Global Elements can optionally have their content included in the full-text index for the site.

 

Related Links

Entering Data for Custom Elements

Enter Custom Element Data

New Custom Element Data

Selecting Rendering Mode

Datasheet Action – Edit Custom Element Data

Controlling Custom Element Rendering (Display Templates)

Element Layout Properties

Using Simple Forms for Data Entry into Custom Elements


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