CorvidReference

PostPage

A post page for a specific blog post.

Table of Contents

PROPERTIES

?
Store values associated with an object.
collapsedIndicates if the element is collapsed or expanded.
globalIndicates if an element appears on all pages or only on the current page.
hiddenIndicates if the element is visible or hidden.
idGets the element's ID.
isVisibleIndicates if the element is actually visible.
parentGets the element's parent element.
renderedIndicates if an element is currently in the DOM structure.
typeGets the element's type.

FUNCTIONS

?
Perform actions on an object.
collapse( )Collapses the element and sets its collapsed property to true.
expand( )Expands the element and sets its collapsed property to false.
getPost( )Gets the all the information associated with the current blog post.
hide( )

Hides the element and sets its hidden property to true, using an effect if specified.

onMouseIn( )

Adds an event handler that runs when the mouse pointer is moved onto the element.

onMouseOut( )

Adds an event handler that runs when the mouse pointer is moved off of the element.

onViewportEnter( )

Adds an event handler that runs when an element is displayed in the viewable part of the current window.

onViewportLeave( )

Adds an event handler that runs when an element is no longer displayed in the viewable part of the current window.

scrollTo( )Scrolls the page to the element using an animation.
show( )

Shows the element and sets its hidden property to false, using an effect if specified.

OBJECTS

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Objects used when setting, getting, or calling the properties and methods listed above.
BlogPostAn object representing a blog post on a post page.

MIXES IN

?
Where some functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element, $w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

collapsed

Indicates if the element is collapsed or expanded.

Description

If collapsed is true, the element is not displayed on the page under any circumstances. A collapsed element, unlike a hidden element, does not take up any space on the page. When collapsed, elements positioned within 70 pixels below the collapsed element and each other move up to take the collapsed element's place where possible. The elements that move up maintain their positions relative to one another.

If collapsed is false, the element may be displayed on the page. Elements that moved up to take the collapsed element's place on the page are moved back down.

However, an expanded element (an element whose collapsed property is false) is still not displayed if:

Even if the element is not be displayed due to the conditions mentioned above, if its collapsed property is false, it's displayed when the conditions no longer apply.

To set the collapsed property on an element, use the element's collapse() and expand() functions.

If you select Collapsed on load in the element's Properties panel in the Editor, the collapsed property is set to true when the page loads.

See Also

collapse( ), expand( ), hide( ), show( ), hidden

Syntax

get collapsed(): boolean
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
boolean
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
false

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Get an element's collapsed status

let isCollapsed = $w("#myElement").collapsed; // false

Toggle an element's collapsed state

if( $w("#myElement").collapsed ) {
  $w("#myElement").expand();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").collapse();
}

global

Indicates if an element appears on all pages or only on the current page.

Description

If global is true, the element appears on all pages.

If global is false, the element only appears on the current page.

Syntax

get global(): boolean
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
boolean
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
false

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get whether an element is displayed on all pages

let isGlobal = $w("#myElement").global; // false

hidden

Indicates if the element is visible or hidden.

Description

If hidden is true, the element is not displayed on the page under any circumstances. A hidden element, unlike a collapsed element, continues to take up the same space on the page as it did when it was visible.

If hidden is false, the element may be displayed on the page.

However, an element whose hidden property is false is still not displayed if:

Even if the element is not displayed due to the conditions mentioned above, if its hidden property is set to false, it's displayed when the conditions no longer apply.

To determine if the element is actually visible, use the isVisible property.

To set the hidden property on an element, use the element's hide() or show() functions.

If you select Hidden on load in the element's Properties panel in the Editor, the hidden property is set to true when the page loads.

Note

An element's hidden property is not the same as its isVisible property. The hidden property indicates whether the element should be displayed, while isVisible indicates if it is actually displayed.

See Also

hide( ), show( ), collapse( ), expand( ), collapsed, rendered

Syntax

get hidden(): boolean
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
boolean
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
false

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Get an element's hidden status

let isHidden = $w("#myElement").hidden;  // false

Toggle an element's hidden state

if( $w("#myElement").hidden ) {
  $w("#myElement").show();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").hide();
}

id

Gets the element's ID.

Description

The ID is the element's unique identifier. It is used when selecting elements using the $w() function.

An element's id is set in the Editor using the Properties panel.

Syntax

get id(): string
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
string

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the ID

let myId = $w("#myElement").id; // "myElement"

isVisible

Indicates if the element is actually visible.

Description

If isVisible is true, the element is displayed on the page.

If isVisible is false, the element is not displayed on the page.

The value of the isVisible property is calculated based on the hidden, collapsed, and rendered properties of the element and all of its ancestors. It is true only if the conditions exist in the element's property values and the property values of its ancestors such that the element is actually displayed on the page.

Note

An element's isVisible property is not the same as its hidden property. The isVisible property indicates whether the element is actually displayed, while hidden indicates if it should be displayed.

The isVisible property of an element remains true even if another element completely covers it so that a user cannot see it.

See Also

hidden, collapsed, rendered

Syntax

get isVisible(): boolean
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
boolean
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
true

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Get whether an element is visible

let isVisible = $w("#myElement").isVisible;  // true

parent

Gets the element's parent element.

Description

Some elements can contain other elements. This occurs when you drag an element onto a container element. The container is the parent of all the elements it contains.

Page, Header, and Footer are top-level elements and have no parent.

See Also

children

Syntax

get parent(): Node
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
null

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the parent element and the parent's ID

let parentElement = $w("#myElement").parent;

let parentId = parentElement.id; // "page1"

rendered

Indicates if an element is currently in the DOM structure.

Description

If rendered is true, the element is in the current DOM structure and can be used.

If rendered is false the element is not in the current DOM structure.

An element might not be in the DOM if it is in a slide or a state which is not currently showing.

See Also

collapsed, hidden, isVisible

Syntax

get rendered(): boolean
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
boolean
DEFAULT VALUE
?
The value of a property before you explicitly set it.
false

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get an element's rendered status

let isRendered = $w("#myElement").rendered;  // true

type

Gets the element's type.

Syntax

get type(): string
TYPE
?
The kind of data the property stores.
string

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the element's type

let myType = $w("#myElement").type; // "$w.Type"

collapse( )

Collapses the element and sets its collapsed property to true.

Description

The collapse() function returns a Promise that is resolved when the element's collapsed property has been set to true.

To learn about the behavior of a collapsed element, see the collapsed property.

You can also collapse an element when the page loads by using the Properties panel in the Editor.

See Also

expand( ), collapsed, hide( )

Syntax

function collapse(): Promise<void>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<void>
Fulfilled - When the element's collapsed property has been set to true.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Collapse an element

$w("#myElement").collapse();

Collapse an element and log a message when done

$w("#myElement").collapse()
  .then( () => {
    console.log("Done with collapse");
  } );

Toggle an element's collapsed state

if( $w("#myElement").collapsed ) {
  $w("#myElement").expand();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").collapse();
}

expand( )

Expands the element and sets its collapsed property to false.

Description

The expand() function returns a Promise that is resolved when the element's collapsed property has been set to false.

To learn about the behavior of an expanded element, see the collapsed property.

See Also

expand( ), collapsed, show( )

Syntax

function expand(): Promise<void>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<void>
Fulfilled - When the element's collapsed property has been set to false.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Expand an element

$w("#myElement").expand();

Expand an element and log a message when done

$w("#myElement").expand()
  .then( () => {
    console.log("Done with expand");
  } );

Toggle an element's collapsed state

if( $w("#myElement").collapsed ) {
  $w("#myElement").expand();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").collapse();
}

getPost( )

Gets the all the information associated with the current blog post.

Description

The getPost() function returns a Promise that is resolved when all of the information about the post shown on the PostPage is retrieved.

Syntax

function getPost(): Promise<BlogPost>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<BlogPost>
Fulfilled - When the information associated with the current post has been retrieved.

Examples

Get the current blog post's information

$w('#myPostPage').getPost()
  .then( (post) => {
    let postTitle = post.title;
    let postContent = post.plainContent;
    let postImage = post.coverImage;
    // see example post object below
  } )
  .catch( (error) => {
    console.log(error);
  } );

/*
 * Example post object:
 *
 * {
 *   "_id":                 "5ccfd8c7b423c208e841dbbd",
 *   "title":               "My Blog Post",
 *   "plainContent":        "When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. You can add whatever tags you want (#vacation #dream #summer) throughout your posts to reach more people.",
 *   "publishedDate":       "2019-05-06T09:11:33.622Z",
 *   "viewCount":           37,
 *   "likeCount":           8,
 *   "commentCount":        3,
 *   "lastPublishedDate":   "2019-05-08T11:54:26.214Z",
 *   "coverImageDisplayed": true,
 *   "timeToRead":          1,
 *   "pinned":              "false",
 *   "featured":            "true",
 *   "hashtags": [
 *     0: "vacation",
 *     1: "dream",
 *     2: "summer"
 *   ],
 *   "coverImage":          "wix:image://v1/22cf07_256ac11eaf6548e0b2bb2fc3ede561ff~mv2.png/466_363...",
 *   "postPageUrl:          "/post/my-blog-post",
 *   "excerpt":             "When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. You can add whatever tags you want..."
 * }
 */

hide( )

Hides the element and sets its hidden property to true, using an effect if specified.

Description

The hide() function hides the element and returns a Promise that is resolved when the effect is complete and the element's hidden property has been set to true.

To learn about the behavior of a hidden element, see the hidden property.

You can optionally apply an effect when hiding the element by providing an effectName value. You can also customize the effect by providing the optional effectOptions object.

Effects:

You can also hide an element when the page loads by using the Properties panel in the Editor.

See Also

show( ), hidden, collapse( )

Syntax

function hide([effectName: string], [effectOptions: ArcEffectOptions | BounceEffectOptions | FadeEffectOptions | FlipEffectOptions | FloatEffectOptions | FlyEffectOptions | FoldEffectOptions | GlideEffectOptions | PuffEffectOptions | RollEffectOptions | SlideEffectOptions | SpinEffectOptions | TurnEffectOptions | ZoomEffectOptions]): Promise<void>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<void>
Fulfilled - When the effect is complete and the element's hidden property has been set to true.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Hide an element with no effect

$w("#myElement").hide();

Hide an element with the "fade" effect

$w("#myElement").hide("fade");

Hide an element with the "fade" effect and custom options

let fadeOptions = {
  "duration":   2000,
  "delay":      1000
};

$w("#myElement").hide("fade", fadeOptions);

Hide an element with an effect and log a message when the effect is done

$w("#myElement").hide("fade")
  .then( ( ) => {
    console.log("Done with fade");
} );

Toggle an element's hidden state

if( $w("#myElement").hidden ) {
  $w("#myElement").show();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").hide();
}

onMouseIn( )

Adds an event handler that runs when the mouse pointer is moved onto the element.

Note

Deprecation note: The $w parameter of event handlers is being deprecated. To get a scoped selector for working with elements in repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context). To learn more, see here.

Syntax

function onMouseIn(handler: MouseEventHandler): Element
callback MouseEventHandler(event: MouseEvent, $w: $w): void
PARAMETERS
?
Values that you pass to a function.
handler
function(event: MouseEvent, $w: $w)

The name of the function or the function expression to run when the mouse pointer is moved onto the element.

?
Values that you pass to a function.
event
The mouse event that occurred.
$w

Deprecated: A selector function. The $w function was used to enable event handlers to work with elements in repeaters. Now, to get a scoped selector for working with repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context).

RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
The element to which the event handler was added.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the mouse event info when the mouse enters an element

$w("#myElement").onMouseIn( (event) => {
  let clientX = event.clientX;  // 362
  let clientY = event.clientY;  // 244
  let offsetX = event.offsetX;  // 10
  let offsetY = event.offsetY;  // 12
  let pageX = event.pageX;      // 362
  let pageY = event.pageY;      // 376
  let screenX = event.screenX;  // 3897
  let screenY = event.screenY;  // 362
} );

onMouseOut( )

Adds an event handler that runs when the mouse pointer is moved off of the element.

Note

Deprecation note: The $w parameter of event handlers is being deprecated. To get a scoped selector for working with elements in repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context). To learn more, see here.

Syntax

function onMouseOut(handler: MouseEventHandler): Element
callback MouseEventHandler(event: MouseEvent, $w: $w): void
PARAMETERS
?
Values that you pass to a function.
handler
function(event: MouseEvent, $w: $w)

The name of the function or the function expression to run when the mouse pointer is moved off of the element.

?
Values that you pass to a function.
event
The mouse event that occurred.
$w

Deprecated: A selector function. The $w function was used to enable event handlers to work with elements in repeaters. Now, to get a scoped selector for working with repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context).

RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
The element to which the event handler was added.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the mouse event info when the mouse exits an element

$w("#myElement").onMouseOut( (event) => {
  let clientX = event.clientX;  // 362
  let clientY = event.clientY;  // 244
  let offsetX = event.offsetX;  // 10
  let offsetY = event.offsetY;  // 12
  let pageX = event.pageX;      // 362
  let pageY = event.pageY;      // 376
  let screenX = event.screenX;  // 3897
  let screenY = event.screenY;  // 362
} );

onViewportEnter( )

Adds an event handler that runs when an element is displayed in the viewable part of the current window.

Description

An element enters the viewport when the page is scrolled to show any part of the element. An element also enters the viewport if it was hidden or collapsed and is then shown or expanded in the viewable part of the current window. onViewportEnter() is not fired for hidden or collapsed elements even if they are scrolled into view.

Note

Deprecation note: The $w parameter of event handlers is being deprecated. To get a scoped selector for working with elements in repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context). To learn more, see here.

See Also

onViewportLeave( )

Syntax

function onViewportEnter(handler: EventHandler): Element
callback EventHandler(event: Event, $w: $w): void
PARAMETERS
?
Values that you pass to a function.
handler
function(event: Event, $w: $w)

The name of the function or the function expression to run when the element enters the viewport.

?
Values that you pass to a function.
event
The event that occurred.
$w

Deprecated: A selector function. The $w function was used to enable event handlers to work with elements in repeaters. Now, to get a scoped selector for working with repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context).

RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
The element on which the event is now registered.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the ID of the element that has entered the viewport

$w("#myElement").onViewportEnter( (event) => {
  let targetId = event.target.id; // "myElement"
});

onViewportLeave( )

Adds an event handler that runs when an element is no longer displayed in the viewable part of the current window.

Description

An element leaves the viewport when the page is scrolled so that the element is completely out of view. An element also leaves the viewport if it was shown or expanded and is then hidden or collapsed from the viewable part of the current window. onViewportLeave() is not fired for hidden or collapsed elements even if they are scrolled out of view.

Note

Deprecation note: The $w parameter of event handlers is being deprecated. To get a scoped selector for working with elements in repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context). To learn more, see here.

See Also

onViewportEnter( )

Syntax

function onViewportLeave(handler: EventHandler): Element
callback EventHandler(event: Event, $w: $w): void
PARAMETERS
?
Values that you pass to a function.
handler
function(event: Event, $w: $w)

The name of the function or the function expression to run when the element leaves the viewport.

?
Values that you pass to a function.
event
The event that occurred.
$w

Deprecated: A selector function. The $w function was used to enable event handlers to work with elements in repeaters. Now, to get a scoped selector for working with repeater items, use the $w.at() function and pass it the context property of the event parameter: $item = $w.at(event.context).

RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
The element on which the event is now registered.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Get the ID of the element that has left the viewport

$w("#myElement").onViewportLeave( (event) => {
  let targetId = event.target.id; // "myElement"
});

scrollTo( )

Scrolls the page to the element using an animation.

Description

The scrollTo() function returns a Promise that is resolved when the animated scroll is complete and the element is now in view.

To scroll to a specific location on the page, see the wix-window scrollTo() function.

Calling the scrollTo() function on an element in a repeated item that is selected from the global scope causes an error.

Syntax

function scrollTo(): Promise<void>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<void>
Fulfilled - When the scroll is complete.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.Element

Examples

Scroll the page to an element

$w("#myElement").scrollTo();

Scroll the page to an element and log message when done

$w("#myElement").scrollTo()
  .then( ( ) => {
    console.log("Done with scroll");
} );

show( )

Shows the element and sets its hidden property to false, using an effect if specified.

Description

The show() function shows the element and returns a Promise that is resolved when the effect is complete and the element's hidden property has been set to false.

You can optionally apply an effect when showing the element by providing an effectName value. You can also customize the effect by providing the optional effectOptions object.

Effects:

See Also

hide( ), hidden, expand( )

Syntax

function show([effectName: string], [effectOptions: ArcEffectOptions | BounceEffectOptions | FadeEffectOptions | FlipEffectOptions | FloatEffectOptions | FlyEffectOptions | FoldEffectOptions | GlideEffectOptions | PuffEffectOptions | RollEffectOptions | SlideEffectOptions | SpinEffectOptions | TurnEffectOptions | ZoomEffectOptions]): Promise<void>
RETURN VALUE
?
Value that a function evaluates to when it is finished running.
Promise<void>
Fulfilled - When the effect is complete and the element's hidden property has been set to false.

MIXED IN FROM

?
Where this functionality is inherited from.
$w.HiddenCollapsedMixin

Examples

Show an element with no effect

$w("#myElement").show();

Show an element with the "fade" effect

$w("#myElement").show("fade");

Show an element with the "fade" effect and custom options

let fadeOptions = {
  "duration":   2000,
  "delay":      1000
};

$w("#myElement").show("fade", fadeOptions);

Show an element with an effect and log a message when the effect is done

$w("#myElement").show("fade")
  .then( ( ) => {
    console.log("Done with fade");
  } );

Toggle an element's hidden state

if( $w("#myElement").hidden ) {
  $w("#myElement").show();
}
else {
  $w("#myElement").hide();
}

BlogPost

An object representing a blog post on a post page.

Note

viewCount and likeCount data used on your site pages is eventually consistent and may require up to 24 hours to update. To make sure new post views and likes are included on your site in real time, disable caching for any page that uses viewCount or likeCount data. Note that disabling caching may increase your page loading time.

See Also

getPost()

Syntax

type BlogPost = {
  _id: string
  title: string
  plainContent: string
  publishedDate: Date
  viewCount: number
  likeCount: number
  commentCount: number
  lastPublishedDate: Date
  coverImageDisplayed: boolean
  timeToRead: number
  pinned: boolean
  featured: boolean
  hashtags: Array<string>
  coverImage: string
  postPageUrl: string
  excerpt: string
}
MEMBERS
?
The properties of an object.
_id
string
Post ID.
title
string
Post title.
plainContent
string
Text of the post.
publishedDate
Date
Date the post was originally published.
viewCount
number
Number of times the post was viewed.
likeCount
number
Number of likes the post received.
commentCount
number
Number of comments the post received.
lastPublishedDate
Date
Date the post was most recently published.
coverImageDisplayed
boolean
Indicates whether the cover image is displayed in the post.
timeToRead
number
Estimated time in minutes required to read the post.
pinned
boolean
Indicates whether the post was pinned to the top of the blog feed.
featured
boolean
Indicates whether the post is set as featured in the post settings. Featured posts appear in custom blog feeds.
hashtags
Array<string>
List of all hashtags in the post.
coverImage
string
The post's cover image.
postPageUrl
string
Relative URL of the post page on your published site.
excerpt
string
A few lines of text that appear in the blog feed. Defined in Post Settings or default of first 160 characters of the post.

Examples

Get the current blog post's information

$w('#myPostPage').getPost()
  .then( (post) => {
    let postTitle = post.title;
    let postContent = post.plainContent;
    let postImage = post.coverImage;
    // see example post object below
  } )
  .catch( (error) => {
    console.log(error);
  } );

/*
 * Example post object:
 *
 * {
 *   "_id":                 "5ccfd8c7b423c208e841dbbd",
 *   "title":               "My Blog Post",
 *   "plainContent":        "When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. You can add whatever tags you want (#vacation #dream #summer) throughout your posts to reach more people.",
 *   "publishedDate":       "2019-05-06T09:11:33.622Z",
 *   "viewCount":           37,
 *   "likeCount":           8,
 *   "commentCount":        3,
 *   "lastPublishedDate":   "2019-05-08T11:54:26.214Z",
 *   "coverImageDisplayed": true,
 *   "timeToRead":          1,
 *   "pinned":              "false",
 *   "featured":            "true",
 *   "hashtags": [
 *     0: "vacation",
 *     1: "dream",
 *     2: "summer"
 *   ],
 *   "coverImage":          "wix:image://v1/22cf07_256ac11eaf6548e0b2bb2fc3ede561ff~mv2.png/466_363...",
 *   "postPageUrl:          "/post/my-blog-post",
 *   "excerpt":             "When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. You can add whatever tags you want..."
 * }
 */