Creating an ACTIV Widget

ACTIV widgets can be used to show ACTIV presentations on your Dashboard, this can be useful when you need to show specific information and completion of any element (unlike E-Learning modules) is not needed.

Please refer to the below instructions for creating an ACTIV widget:

1. Go to System → System Configuration

2. Click on Dashboard

3. Click on New Widget

* indicates a required field

4. In the Type* drop-down, select the "ACTIV" option

5. Title*: Enter a name

Tip: This can be anything, but we recommend using something that catches the attention of the targeted users.

6. Description*: Enter a description

Note: Only appears to administrators and won't be shown to users/on the front-end.

7. Preferred Column*: Select the preferred column you wish to display the widget in - either "left" or "right"

8. Target Country: Set target country/countries you wish to apply the widget to [optional]

9. Style*: Choose your preferred header style and colouring

10. Image*: Here you can upload the image that is going to be used as the thumbnail for the presentation

11. Max Height*: Specify a height for the widget

Attention: Check the tooltip for minimum and maximum allowed heights in pixels (px).

12. ACTIV PresentationUpload the ACTIV presentation you want to show on your Dashboard

Note: To Create ACTIV presentations please check the following article - Creating and Editing ACTIV Presentations

13. Click Save

So, what next?

Now that you have created your widget, you need to allocate the widget to specific account Roles. Please refer to the following articles:

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