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Changing the Image Rotator to an Image Slider

OU Campus Training and Standards

A gallery image slider can be added to a department homepage by sending a request to the UT Tyler Web Team.

  1. Set up an image slider for your homepage by sending request for a homepage gallery image slider by completing a support ticket.
  2. Once the slider asset has been set up, you can turn on the image slider. Check out your index.pcf page and open "Properties":
    Then, select the dropdown box next to "Top Image Configuration" and select "Slider Images", "Save".
    slider
    You will use this option to turn on the image slider as needed. At any time, you can choose to go back to the rotating images, a single image, or turn the image off.
  3. You are now ready to edit the asset.

    Mouse over "Content", select "Assets".
    selet assets

    Navigate to the name of your gallery slider asset. i.e. If you are the Communications home page, your asset would be: "Communication Slider Gallery". To edit, check out the file, mouseover "Edit", select "Asset"
    Edit asset
  4. When you scroll down, you will see the sections that have been set up for you as an example. You can populate the content as needed. You can also choose to add up to six images sliders to the page.

    To add a new image slider, select "Add":
    example
  5. IMPORTANT: You MUST add the appropriate image to display in the image rotator. You can add the image, THEN choose to edit to the appropriate size in OU Campus. Each image must be 870x350.
    example
  6. After you have edited your asset, you will send for review/publish.

    NOTE: We will be reviewing the image size, the content and the links. If any of these are not set up correctly, the page will be sent back to the user.

 

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