ATLAS Web Framework - Spotlight

add and edit content for the spotlight items

Spotlight is a way to give special attention to someone or something on your site.  There are four types of spotlight supported out-of-the-box:  faculty, alumni, publication, and student.  An example of a spotlight item is shown below.

Sample Spotlight
(A sample student spotlight)

Adding a New Spotlight
You must be logged in as an Editor role or higher to add Spotlight
  1. Under the Manage menu at the top of your page, click the Content option
  2. Click the blue +Add Content button just below the content heading
  3. Click Spotlight on the list of available Content Types
  4. Complete the following fields:
    • Title - The Title will appear at the top of your page in large text. The title in particular will also be picked up by Search Engines so choose a title that accurately describes your page
    • Spotlight - Choose one classification from faculty, alumni, publication and student, depending on the content of Spotlight you are trying to create
    • Body - The Body is basically the rest of the page. You can use the format toolbar to add bullets, tables, images, links, and files as well as basic formatting. For more information about formatting body content, see the Text Formatting in Drupal page
    • Custom Tags (Optional) - Enter the NetID of the faculty involved in this Spotlight
    • Department Tags (Optional) - Select a region related to the spolight from the available choices
    • Image - Choose an image to upload for the Spotlight from your machine. There is a 512 MB limit on image size. Also, you need to enter an Alternative Text entry for the new image
  5. Click the save button

Editing an Existing Spotlight
You must be logged in as an Editor role or higher to edit Spotlight
  1. Under the Manage menu at the top of your page, click the Content option
  2. Set the Content Type Filter to be Spotlight and click the Filter button. This will limit the options to only Spotlight
  3. Select the Spotlight you want to edit and click the Edit button in the far right column
  4. Make changes to any other fields you need to update
  5. To replace the image, you must first remove the current one by clicking the Remove button and then using the Choose File button to select a new image. You will need to give a new Alternative Text entry for the new image.
  6. To remove the entry entirely, scroll to the buttom of the form and click the Delete button
  7. Click the save button

Still have questions?

If you still have questions, please send email to atlas-web@illinois.edu and be sure to tell us the URL for the site/or the page you are having trouble with.



Keywords:drupal   Doc ID:81173
Owner:Susie L.Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2018-03-27 16:39 CDTUpdated:2018-04-23 00:34 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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