When you click Edit
on a widget, its designer
There are 2 types of designers that most of the widgets build-in widgets have:
1. Simple - this designer is customized to use the fields that you need the most in a user friendly interface.
2. Advanced - this designer is automatically generated and contains all of the properties that a widget has, including the inherited properties.
What you are seeing in your widget is the default (advanced) designer. You can create your own (simple) designer that should fit your needs. I would recommend that you use Sitefinity Thunder
to generate a designer
for your widget. Sitefinity Thunder will generate a designer which contains the selected properties in the order in which you tell it. After the designer is created, you can open and edit the generated files if you wish to customize the simple designer. After this you will have to build your project and when you click on the Edit
button, you will see the newly created designer. You will still have the option to open the Advanced designer just like in the build-in widgets.
Please note that when you create a designer for a widget using Sitefinity Thunder, you will have to create it in the same project as the widget itself.
Please let me know if you have further problems creating widgets and widget designers.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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