The table below provides a list of asset elements that are available for use in the CMS.
|Contains only unformatted text. The Plain Text element is often used for titles, abstracts, captions, or contact information.
|Contains text that accepts formatting, hyperlinks, images, tables, and more. Typically used for the main body of a page to create formatted content.
|Creates a relationship between two nodes in the site tree. This element is a slot into which a component can be dropped for other pages to use.
|Visually groups elements ontab. Typically used to group elements that are similar in nature, for example, event-related elements like Event Name, Event Date, and Event Location.
|Provides end users the ability to add a variable number of additional sub-elements. Typically used when the number of desired items is unknown.
|Date / Time
|Lets users select a date by way of a calendar date-picker interface. Date content is stored as server time with a GMT offset in UTC format.
|Lets users select a date from a calendar date-picker interface. Local Date content is stored as YYYY-MM-DD and has no offset.
|Lets users select a time. Local time content is stored as HH:MM:SS and has no offset.
|Selects a binary option such as yes/no or on/off. Typically used to turn on or off some function in the site or component.
|Provides a drop-down list from which a single item can be selected from a predefined list of items. The source for the items in this list can be defined in the schema itself, or can be dynamically generated from nodes within the site tree.
|Lets users select multiple choices from a list. The various versions of the Multi-Select element have the same editing interface, but differ on how the list of choices is assembled. The source for items in this list can be hard-coded in the schema, queried from a database, executed by a custom script, or dynamically generated from nodes in the Site Tree.
Refer to Element Attributes for Schema XML for an alphabetical listing of element types and their respective attributes.