Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Developer Edition)

About widget

(Added at v1.0)

The About widget creates content that displays in the widget.

Configure the About widget

This widget can be set to open automatically when an app starts. To enable this feature, click the Open this widget automatically when the app starts button Open this widget automatically when the app starts on the widget, which turns it dark green.

To configure the About widget, complete the following steps:

  1. Hover over the widget and click the Configure this widget button Configure this widget to open the configuration properties dialog box.
  2. The configuration dialog box contains a basic web text editor allowing you to add text, images, and hyperlinks.

    About widget configuration

  3. Add items as desired.
    1. To write, style, and add text, click the Paste From Word button Paste From Word. Content that you copy and paste from Word maintains its Word format.
    2. Click the Add Image button Add Image to add an image by browsing. The size of the image should be 1024 KB or less; otherwise, a warning message appears. To remove the image, select it and delete it.

      In Chrome, the image is selected when it is highlighted in blue. In Internet Explorer and Firefox, the image is selected when you click it.

  4. Click OK to save the configuration and close the dialog box.

Use the About widget

Prerequisite:

To get started with the About widget, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the About widget icon to display a description of the app.

    Description of the app

  2. Close the widget or click the double arrow to hide the content.