Blocks Reference

Below is a list of all blocks available for placement in a layout. To learn how to add blocks to a layout, review the page layouts documentation.

Note that some blocks require an optional module be enabled first. Blocks that require modules will indicate which A collection of features or functionality that can be enabled on sites. WDS has made several optional modules available to site administrators to enable on their site. For example, the "News" module enables the News content type and provide a News List Block for displaying news on a page. is needed.

Available Blocks

Accordion Block

Use accordions to shorten pages and scan through topic headings.

Audio Block

Embed an audio player for an audio clip in a page layout.

Billboard Block

Prominently place a large format image or ambient video on your landing pages.

Billboard Slider Block

Prominently place hero images that slide on your homepage.

Content Fields Block

The Content Fields Block displays some of the field values for your page. For the Page A collection of fields that describe a specific type of content, like a news article, a person, or an event. Site admins can add additional content types by enabling optional modules. WDS can also create custom content types for a site. , this block will include the Lede, Body, and Featured Image fields.

This block is added…

Content Slider Block

The content slider block can be used to create a visual slider that contains news, events, and/or pages. Each "slide" contains the featured image, title, and "view all" link, and a A term is an individual item that belongs to some taxonomy vocabulary, typically used for categorizing content. For example, a vocabulary "Colors" may have terms in it "Red", "Green", "Blue". for the A individual item of content. For example, a page, a news article, and an event are all content items, which correspond to the Page, News, and Event content types, respectively. .

Note that in most cases, WDS recommends using a

Course Offerings List Block

List Princeton courses by category or manually curated.

Custom List Blocks

Custom Lists are available If you are working with WDS on custom content types and views.

Elfsight Feed Block (Instagram)

The Elfsight block allows embedding a social media feed from the 3rd party service provider Elfsight. Elfsight is primarily used to display a feed of Instagram posts.

Please be aware that you will have to create an account with Elfsight and they have a separate plan/pricing structure depending on…

Event Speakers List Block

List speakers by category or manually curated.

Events Archive Years List Block

Allow visitors to browse past events on your site by year.

Events Calendar Block

Display a traditional month monthly calendar view of events on your website.

Events List - Conference Block

List events that are part of a single or multi-day conference.

Events List Block

List events by category or manually curated.

External ICS Feed Block

Display a feed of events on your website.

External RSS Feed Block

Display a feed of news or content items from another website.

Feature Block

Feature content anywhere on key pages with image and button.

Glossary List Block

Display a list of all glossary terms and their definitions from the Glossary A collection of features or functionality that can be enabled on sites. WDS has made several optional modules available to site administrators to enable on their site. For example, the "News" module enables the News content type and provide a News List Block for displaying news on a page. .

Iframe Block

Embed Iframes to your content.

Image Block

Display a single standalone image in your layout.

Image Gallery Block

Display an image gallery.

Map Block

Add a street map to your pages.

News Archive Years List Block

Allow visitors to browse news articles on your site by year.

News List Block

List news by category or manually curated.

Page List Block

List related pages by category or manually curated.  

People List Block

List people by category or manually curated.

Posts List Block

Display a list of posts on your site.

Related Documents Block

Display related documents anywhere on your page.

Related Links and Documents Block

Display related links and documents combined anywhere on your page.

Related Links Block

Display related links from your page in its layout.

Resource Links List Block

List resource links by category or manually curated.

ServiceNow KB Links Block

Display a list of ServiceNow knowledge base articles links.

Social Links Block

Add social links block to the footer.

Taxonomy Terms List Block

Display a list of taxonomy terms from a specific vocabulary as links

Text Block

Add simple text to your layout.

Twitter Widget Block

Twitter feeds can be embedded on your Princeton Site Builder website to keep your user community engaged.

Requires Social Media Blocks A collection of features or functionality that can be enabled on sites. WDS has made several optional modules available to site administrators to enable on their site. For example, the "News" module enables the News content type and provide a News List Block for displaying news on a page.

This block is available after enabling the Social Media Blocks module.

Usage

To use this block, first you must get a twitter widget embed code from…

Video Block

Display a video from an external provider (YouTube, Media Central, etc) in a layout.

Webform Block

Place your short forms anywhere on your page.