List of widget locations in Zoho Projects
An extension's widget can be rendered in multiple locations inside the product. This key (location) defines where the widgets should be rendered. Zoho Projects provides a list of widget locations. The key for the location should be specified in the plugin manifest file.
- Task details tab
- Issue details tab
- Extension settings
- Bottom navigation bar
- Projects tab
- Attachment picker
- Task details right panel
- Issue details right panel
- Blueprint (During transition)
- Task transition (task details page)
Task details tab
This location refers to the last tab in the bottom panel of a task's details page. One can reach this location in the product by clicking a task and scrolling down to its bottom panel. By scrolling to the right of the bottom panel, the extension's name will show up as the last tab in the panel. If there are multiple extensions, an ellipsis icon will be shown [...]. By clicking the ellipsis, all the extensions will be listed.
Issue details tab
Similar to the task details tab discussed above, this location refers to the last tab in the bottom panel of an issue's details page. One can reach this location by clicking an issue and scrolling down to its bottom panel. By scrolling to the right of the bottom panel, the extension's name will show up as the last tab in the panel. If there are multiple extensions, an ellipsis icon [...] will be shown as the last tab. By clicking the ellipsis, all the extensions will be listed.
This location refers to the last tab in the extension's settings page. It can be navigated via Settings -> Integration -> Extensions -> Installed. The user can navigate to the extension they want and the widget will be loaded as the last tab alongside the 'General' settings in this page. This can only be accessed by the Portal Owner or an administrator.
You can build an extension that renders in the bottom bar. Entity property is not applicable in its context, however, the data can be stored against the extension. Your extension will be listed when the user clicks this icon from the bottom navigation bar.
If there isn't any extension that has been built for this location, then this icon will disappear.
Your extension will load as the last tab in the left-hand panel inside a project. Refer to the screenshot below.
The user will not be able to access the extension from this location only when there is another extension that's being tested in the developer mode. The user will encounter an error message while trying to do so. Disable the developer mode to access this extension.
Associate files from different extensions, for example from Work drive, to your task, issues, forums, status, feeds etc. using attachment picker. The icon attribute and path has to be added mandatorily in the plugin_manifest.json file for this location.
"name": "Google Drive",
"icon" : "/app/img/gdrive.png"
This location refers to the right-hand panel in a task's details page. The user has to navigate to a task and get into its details page to access this location.
This location refers to the right-hand panel in an issue's details page. The user has to navigate to an issue and get into its details page to access this location.
This location refers to the blueprint transitions. This can be accessed from > Task Automation > Blueprint. Users can click on a blueprint and click on the relevant transition to access the During configuration. Users can associate extensions or Fields & Messages when configuring the During actions. These extensions can then be triggered during task transition.
This location refers to the task details page. Users can access the extension associated in the During action of a blueprint by clicking the transition button. The above Blueprint location is mandatory for Task transition.