The SocialEngine Layout Editor is a powerful tool that allows you arrange blocks and widgets on your site. Using the Layout Editor, you can create your own custom pages or edit existing pages to display the information you want. Over one hundred blocks or widgets are available for you to drag and drop directly on the page you desire.
“Blocks” and “Widgets” are containers that hold information or perform some sort of function within a container. For example, the “New Members” block displays the most recent sign ups for your website. The “Activity Feed” block allows a member to post a status update and displays recent activity (photo uploads, status updates, etc). The “RSS Widget” allows you to set an URL for an RSS feed that you want to display on your site wherever you place it.
This screenshot shows our demo Member Home Page in the Layout Editor. Note the “Banner” widget we added.
This screenshot shows the “Banner” front view.
Some widgets or blocks will not work on all pages. To help you explore what's possible when customizing the layout, we've put together this spreadsheet of all of the pages in the Layout Editor and the available blocks or widgets for these pages.
Great work learning about Blocks and Widgets! Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need further tutorials. Visit our community to have more interactions with us and other clients or third party developers. We’d love to see you there!