WiscWeb CMS - WordPress UW Theme - Featured Content Page Element

This document explains how to add the Featured Content page element to your site. For an example, see https://wiscweb.wisc.edu/page-elements/featured-content-block/.

The Featured Content page element will allow you to highlight existing or new content on your page.

Layout Availability

Feature Content is available in the One, Two, and Three Column Content Layouts.

Best Practices

  • Featured Content should be used on high traffic pages to draw users to other content on your site that they might be looking for or might not otherwise visit.
  • Common uses for this Page Element are featuring a faculty member, an showcasing an image from a recent event, or highlighting an upcoming event..

Adding the Feature Content Page Element

  1. Navigate to the page on which you want to add the Featured Content page element.
  2. Scroll to the Primary Content Area and the Layout on which you want to add the Featured Content.
  3. At the bottom of that Layout, click on Add Page Element.
  4. On the Page Element list, click on Featured Content.

Using Existing Content as Featured Content

Check the box for Yes, select a post or page. You will get the following options:

  • Featured Image: Adds an image to your featured content.
  • Post or Page to Feature: Select the post or page to feature from the dropdown list.

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Using New Content as Featured Content

Check the box for No, enter custom content. You will get the following options:

  • Featured Image: Adds an image to your featured content.
  • Title: Adds a title to your featured content.
  • Text: A text block where you can add your content. Provides all of the same features as WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Text Block Page Element
  • Link: Add a link to the featured content title that users can click on for more information.

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Keywords:highlight   Doc ID:69026
Owner:Ryan H.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2016-11-28 13:17 CDTUpdated:2017-01-12 11:50 CDT
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