What is the News Slideshow Element?

Last Updated: Jul 19, 2016 01:11PM CDT
Highlight important articles and content on your site's homepage with the News Slideshow Page Element.  This page element works with all new and existing News Articles. Choose which News Articles you'd like to highlight using the familiar Tag Menu interface.

See the step-by-step instructions below or click here for the on-demand video.

Step 1: Log in
Step 2: Select Edit Mode
Step 3: Add Page Element

Step 4: Add News Slideshow Page Element

Step 5: Set News Slideshow Settings

  • Select the Show Tag Menu and select the tags you wish to show news for.
  • Number of Articles to Feature: Only News Articles with images will be displayed.
  • Autoplay
  • Display Length: How long a news article will display
  • Transition Type: How articles move from one to the next (Cross Fade, Drop, Photo Flash, Push, and None).
  • Show Original Image
  • Aspect Ratio: Original 5:3 (recommended) , Square 1:1 , Standard 4:3, Widescreen 16:9, Panorama 2:1, Panorama 3:1, Panorama 4:1, Golden 8:5.
  • SportsEngine Mirroring
  • Lock in Place: Prevent this element from being repositioned.
  • Disable Editing: Prevent non-webmasters from editing this element.

Step 6: Create Page Element

Note: The News Slideshow Page Element will show the most recent news it finds based on the tags you selected (only News Articles with images will be displayed within the News Slideshow). Images used within the News Slideshow Page Element are center cropped to the ratio chosen by the user in the Aspect Ratio setting.

How do I add a News Article to my website?

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