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The Properties element allows an author to expose information about a page, such as publication date or category. For example:
Properties element example

Properties element

1 Drag and drop the Properties element onto the page or template:

Properties element icon

2 Configure the element. The following view will be presented.

Properties element configuration screenshot

3. Edit/configure:


Select the information to be displayed: Date, Metadata, Title, Summary (populated from the page Description) or Categories.

Proceeding Text

Enter appropriate text to be displayed before the data selected.

Following Text

If required, enter appropriate text to be displayed after the data selected.


Select the appropriate Theme for the Properties element.

Note that dependant on the display option selected additional fields may be presented:


Select the type of date to be displayed for the page, whether or not to include the time and whether to express the month as a word or a number.


Select which Metatag is to be exposed.


Select the order the categories are to be displayed in - alphabetical or as per system categories, and enter a separator character.