Adds items to the Application Panel

Usage

The Application panels is filled entirely by contributors of this extension point. For example this shows the Application Panel with 3 contributions:

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It's important to take care about the name you give to your extension point. The rule is platform.panels.[nameOfYourApplication]Application, for example: platform.panels.blogApplication. This is important because extensions are ordered by name by this extension point.

Definition

This Extension Point is contributed by this extension and was added in version 4.2 of that extension.

Category
Applications Panel
Extension Id
org.xwiki.platform.panels.Applications
Content to be provided
No content is expected to be provided by the user of this Extension Point.
Parameters to be provided
  • label : the label of the link that will be created
  • target : the target of the link that will be created, it must be a reference to a document
  • icon : the icon that will be put in the link, it must be a reference to an image, to look good this image must be 16 pixels in both height and width. Since 6.2-M1, the applications panel uses the new Icon Theme Application. The displayed icon depends on the current icon theme, unless you reference your own image.

Example

Blog application contributing an entry in the Application Panel:

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Created by Vincent Massol on 2013/09/05
   

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