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Activity Gadget Overview

Activity is both a dashboard gadget as well as a sidebar gadget. Although each gadget is displayed differently, they share the same functionality. This gadget provides the functionality of displaying a list of the most recent page actions for a site, listed in reverse chronological order.The Activity gadget is available to all users. Each action listed is displayed as an list item, with each item displaying the following elements:

  • Action Icon: Displays an icon relevant to the action performed.
  • File Path: Displays the file's location within the site on the staging server.

Activity Sidebar Gadget

The user can click the path link to navigate to the checked out page where it can then be modified or published. It is important to remember that if an item is already checked out to another user or you do not have access, then that content will be unavailable.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14