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Inline fragments for content schema

The GraphQL querying service supports the use of inline fragments in querying items in the content schema. This functionality is only supported for content. This not only lets you get common fields of content but also lets you get specific fields of different content types based on ​content in a single query.

The GraphQL querying service also supports inline fragments in querying the Expanded field (Its type is inherited from the Content). Therefore, you can query specific content types with Expanded, for example getting values from Content Area items

The following example shows the inline fragments are used in the query with content. The common fields are in this example __typename and Name. You can get the MainContentArea of the specific schema type StartPage. For a StandardPage schema, we project ContentLink and Language.

{
  Content(locale: en, limit: 100) {
    items {
      __typename
      Name     
      ... on StartPage {
        MainContentArea {
          DisplayOption
        }
      }
      ...testFragment
    }
  }
}

fragment testFragment on StandardPage {
  ContentLink {
    Id
  }
  Language {
    Link
    DisplayName
    Name
  }
}

Response

{
  "data": {
    "Content": {
      "items": [
        {
          "__typename": "StartPage",
          "Name": "Start",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "DisplayOption": ""
            },
            {
              "DisplayOption": "narrow"
            },
            {
              "DisplayOption": "narrow"
            },
            {
              "DisplayOption": "narrow"
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "__typename": "StandardPage",
          "Name": "Reporting Made Simple",
          "ContentLink": {
            "Id": 13
          },
          "Language": {
            "Link": "http://localhost:63574/en/about-us/news-events/events/reporting-made-simple/",
            "DisplayName": "English",
            "Name": "en"
          }
        },
        {
          "__typename": "StandardPage",
          "Name": "Collaboration Made Simple",
          "ContentLink": {
            "Id": 14
          },
          "Language": {
            "Link": "http://localhost:63574/en/about-us/news-events/events/collaboration-made-simple/",
            "DisplayName": "English",
            "Name": "en"
          }
        },
        {
          "__typename": "StandardPage",
          "Name": "Risk Management",
          "ContentLink": {
            "Id": 15
          },
          "Language": {
            "Link": "http://localhost:63574/en/about-us/news-events/events/risk-management-in-complex-projects/",
            "DisplayName": "English",
            "Name": "en"
          }
        },
        {
          "__typename": "ArticlePage",
          "Name": "Alloy Saves Bears"
        }
      ]
    }
  },
  "extensions": {
    "correlationId": "e23a2494-1db7-4799-a3ad-e6863f635d89"
  }
}

The following example shows where you use inline fragments in combination with the special _children field to get the child items of the type Content belonging to StandardPage:

{
  Content(locale: en) {
    items {
      __typename
      Name     
      ... on StartPage {
        _children {
          Content {
            items {
              __typename
              RouteSegment
              Url
            }
          }
        }
      }
      ...testFragment
    }
  }
}

fragment testFragment on StandardPage {
  _children {
    Content {
      items {
        __typename
        Name
        Changed
        Created
      }
    }
  }
}

The following example shows where you use inline fragments with the Expanded field to get the data of the EditorialBlock inside Expanded field of the StandardPage

{
  StandardPage(locale: en) {
    items {
      Name
      MainContentArea {
        ContentLink {
          Expanded {
            ... on EditorialBlock {
              __typename
              Name
              Language {
                Link
                DisplayName
                Name
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

Response

{
  "data": {
    "StandardPage": {
      "items": [
        {
          "Name": "Collaboration Made Simple",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {
                  "__typename": "EditorialBlock",
                  "Name": "Collaboration made simple - When and Where",
                  "Language": {
                    "Link": null,
                    "DisplayName": "English",
                    "Name": "en"
                  }
                }
              }
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "Name": "Risk Management",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {
                  "__typename": "EditorialBlock",
                  "Name": "Collaboration made simple - When and Where",
                  "Language": {
                    "Link": null,
                    "DisplayName": "English",
                    "Name": "en"
                  }
                }
              }
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "Name": "Management",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {}
              }
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "Name": "Contact us",
          "MainContentArea": null
        },
        {
          "Name": "Become a reseller",
          "MainContentArea": null
        },
        {
          "Name": "Whitepaper",
          "MainContentArea": null
        },
        {
          "Name": "News & Events 1",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {}
              }
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "Name": "Find a reseller",
          "MainContentArea": null
        },
        {
          "Name": "Okela 1",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {}
              }
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "Name": "About us 1",
          "MainContentArea": [
            {
              "ContentLink": {
                "Expanded": {}
              }
            }
          ]
        }
      ]
    }
  },
  "extensions": {
    "correlationId": "27d8117e-ba8b-4546-a9b0-2c57004402e2"
  }
}