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A message view defines how a banner (a message type) is displayed in the Messages app and what users can do with it. Magnolia's
default message view can display any system messages and allows the user to delete them. For a more advanced example, see the
workflow message view in
Here's how the
default view is defined in
/modules/ui-admincentral/messageViews/default. Copy or extend it as a starting point for your own view.
Name of view.
An action definition that defines what actions the user can perform on the message. For example, a user can approve or reject a published page.
A form definition that defines what message details are displayed in the view, such as the sender and the subject. The form fields are rendered as static text in the message view, not as fillable fields.
An action bar definition that references actions defined in the message view or somewhere else. The action bar is displayed on side of the message view.
Here is what a message looks like in the
Using a view in code
To use your custom message view in code, set the view on the Message object before sending it.