Create a Browser Widget

Use the Browser Widget Properties window in the Widget Manager to create a Browser Widget.

  1. Create a Widget.
  2. In the Type drop-down list, select Browser.
    The Browser Widget Properties fields appear. See Browser Widget Properties for more specific information about each field.
  3. Select one of the following and configure the related properties:
    • HTML page: Select this option to display a specific HTML page. Browse to select an existing HTML page or create a new HTML page in the HTML Page Editor.
    • Web Site: Select this option to display a website, utilize tokens, and/or send a POST request to a URL.

      URL: Type the URL of the website.

      POST: To send a pre-load POST to a website, select the Execute POST before widget load check box, type a POST URL and a POST Body that can execute a POST request upon loading or refreshing. Right-click on any of these text fields or select the drop-down arrow next to the field to specify a token on the URL. The token can reference Stored Values, System Functions, and Custom Expressions.

      Store Response: To store and use the data from a POST response in a Stored Value, select Store Response and select an existing Stored Value or create a new Stored Value in the Stored Value Manager.

  4. If applicable, select the Refresh check box to refresh the content of the Widget according to a defined time period, and then provide the refresh timeframe (every x hours or minutes).
  5. Select Save.