How to use a content slice?
How to change look and feel?
You can do this by clicking on the “Edit Slice” option. The modal window has bunch of options that allows you to select type of view, change background color, change color of the call to actions etc.
There are different ways in which same piece of content can be represented based on purpose
- Hero – Left
- Hero – Right
- Slim Center
- Hero – Cover
- Netflix Horizontal Strip
- Content Hero
- Cover Image
- Call to action label: add text for the button
- Call to action URL: add link to the button
- Slice ID: is used for quick jump to the section. It has to be unique ID.
Allows you to add background color to a slice, background color, text color and border color of the call to action button
Once you make these settings, click on “Update Slice” button for the changes to get saved.
How to add different types of content to a slice?
You can either attach a playlist or manually add the content to a slice. These will be shown in form of card inside the carousel on the site.
Attach a playlist
You can either attach user generated playlist or automated playlists created for each category, tag, format and author. Click on a row to select the playlist you want to attach and then click on “Add content” button.
Once the playlist is selected, the top 10 posts in the playlist is shown inside the “Selected objects” tab seen on the left sidebar. You can attach only one playlist to a slice. The green dot indicates that a category playlist has been currently attached. The other tabs are disabled. Click on the “Update slice”
Once the playlist is attached, it will appear like this
Add content manually
You can add following types of content manually to a slice
- Posts, Pages, Aggregations, Events OR
Click on multiple rows to add more than one object and then click on “Add content” button. The rows added will be seen in “Selected objects” tab. You can combination of posts, pages, aggregations and events.
Unlike playlists, you can change the sequence in which the content is shown in the carousels by using up/ down arrow
How to remove content that is already attached to a slice?
You can remove the content attach to a slice. It will just remove it from the slice and not actually delete it.
How to remove playlist?
To remove playlist, click on “Attach a playlist” button. Go the tab with a green dot and click on the trash icon on the right hand side of the row. A pop up will appear asking for the confirmation, click on ok. Click on “Update Slice” for the changes to be reflected.
How to remove manually added content?
Go to Add content manually > Selected objects tab and click on trash icon to remove the content from the slice. Click on “Update Slice” button.