The next table presents the properties of a Web Block.

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Name

Internal name that identifies the web block.

Mandatory

 

See rules for naming elements.

Original Name

Indicates the name of the referenced web block in the producer module.

NA

 

This property is read-only and visible only for referenced Web Blocks.


Learn more about Using Web Block References.

Description

Free text that describes the web block. You can edit the text by directly typing it in the property or in the description editor which opens by clicking

Optional

 

Useful for documentation purposes.

The maximum size of this property is 2000 characters.

Owner

Indicates the producer module where the web block is defined, if the web block is defined in another module.

NA

 

This property is visible only for referenced web blocks and is read-only.


Learn more about Using Web Block References.

Public

Indicates whether a Web Block can be used by other modules.

Mandatory

No

This property is only available for web blocks that were created in the current module.


See Expose a Web Block.

Cache in Minutes

Indicates how long the web block remains in cache.

However, if the cache is invalidated, during this time, the element is removed from the cache.

Optional

 

Empty value means that the element is never cached.


Learn more About Caching Contents.

Has Notification

Indicates whether the web block is notifying its parent, using the Notify System action.

 

 

Read-only.


See how to Notify Screen of Changes in the Web Block.

Has Inputs

Indicates whether the web block contains widgets for the end-user to enter data.

This is useful to check if the web block contains these kind of widgets before adding it to an Email screen where those widgets won't work.

 

 

Read-only.


Learn more About Emails.

Advanced Properties

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Style Sheet

Allow you to mange styles for your web block or global to the module.

Style sheet editor which opens by double-clicking on the property name or by clicking on .

 

 

Learn more About Style Sheets.

JavaScript

Allows you to add JavaScript to the web block or global to the module.

JavaScript editor which opens by double-clicking on the property name or by clicking on .

 

 

Learn more about adding JavaScript.
This property is read-only for referenced Web Blocks.


Learn more about Using Web Block References.

See Also

Design a Web Block