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Tag List & Archive Widgets

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  1. SVA Webmaster
    SVA Webmaster avatar
    85 posts
    18 Jul 2007
    04 Dec 2012
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    I was disappointed and rather shocked that the widgets for Tags and Archive (Blog) do not have built in type, category, etc selection as do other widgets such as the blog one. There is no good quick way to configure these and it just seems like there should be. Most people using the blog module will have more than one blog (heck, SF was designed with that need in mind!) and don't want to automatically include post archives and tag lists from every blog created in SF.

    Can we please see this in a future version, soon!?  
  2. Shawn Davis
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    81 posts
    13 Oct 2012
    15 May 2013
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    I second this.  Unless I'm missing the features somewhere it's rather amazing that at version 5.4 I have no way, without programming, to narrow which blog the Tag or category widget pulls from.
  3. Stefani Tacheva
    Stefani Tacheva avatar
    718 posts
    31 May 2017
    20 May 2013
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    Thank you for your suggestions.

    You are right  that you cannot filter the Archive widget to reflect categories/tags for blog posts. There is currently a feature request in for this which you can vote on here.

    In the meantime the only viable option is a custom widget. Sel Arom discusses how to implement such a widget in a blog post here.

    We don't have a scheduled date for when this feature will be included but it is on our list.

    I would also suggest you to review this discussion in our Sitefinity forum.

    Stefani Tacheva
    the Telerik team
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