Slide Deck Horizontal Component

Show a row of slides that are showcased one at a time, on rotation. Each is a teaser link, displaying the corresponding page title, description and main image.

Using This Component

Add the component to the page. There are two initial tabs: Slide Deck Items and Advanced. A third tab appears after the Build list using option is chosen.

This component can be used on almost any page, but is often used as a 'hero deck' or in conjunction with the Key Tasks component on home pages.  If you are considering linking to shared content stories from your home page, please read through Advanced: Best Practices for Use on a Home Page.

Horizontal Slide Deck component as placed on the page.

Horizontal Slide Deck component as placed on the page.

The title of each page, its descriptive text and its main photo are displayed for each slide. As a full-sized Web page, clickable controls allow visitors to manually cycle through the display of pages, but on small screens, users can drag/swipe to change slides.

These components are normally used to display teasers that automatically link to shared content pages built with the Highlight Template. When this linked page contains a YouTube video, it will be playable directly from the slide deck.

Works Best with Highlight Template

For best performance, please use this component with Shared Content pages created using the Highlight Template.

Be Careful With the 'host page' Setting

This component is intended to link to shared content hosted on another page. The linked content CANNOT be hosted on your home page. If you use the default hosting setting, the home page will simply refresh, and the linked content will not be displayed. > read more about use on a home page

The Slide Deck is optimized to display elegantly in many column widths:  

  • Full width (12 columns) - All features are displayed at full size.
  • 9 columns - All features are displayed but the images are reduced.
  • 6 columns - The descriptions are not displayed and the component is scaled smaller.
  • 3 columns - The descriptions are not displayed and the component is scaled significantly smaller (same as the RWD small-screen version).

The default size for this component is 402x287.

Restrictions

  1. For best performance, please use this component with Shared Content pages created using the Highlight Template.
  2. This component is intended to link to shared content hosted on another page. The linked content CANNOT be hosted on your home page. If you use the default hosting setting, the home page will simply refresh, and the linked content will not be displayed. > read more about use on a home page

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August 29, 2018