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Adding Featured Content Tiles

Adding Featured Content Tiles

 

 

This article will explain how to add featured content tiles to your site. Featured content tiles allow you to feature any page on your site or an outside link on your homepage Featured Content Tiles are available only to Pro users who have purchased the Premium Theme add-on.  If you do not have this feature and are interested please reach out to our sales department at 1-800-728-8391 x2. This feature is available on Wilshire, Beacon, and Newbury premium themes.

 

When added, tiles will appear between the slideshow and the featured listings.  You can add up to three tiles to the home page.

 

Selecting a premium theme

 

To start you will need to make sure you select one of our three premium themes Wilshire, Beacon, or Newbury.   From your Placester Dashboard scroll down the left-hand side and click on Edit Site under Quick Actions.

 

 

 

Then click Theme Selection under Site Design.

 

 

 

 

To learn more about selecting themes please read our article about setting up themes on your site.    

Once you have selected the premium theme you would like to use, return to the Site Settings menu and click on Featured Content to start adding tiles. 

 

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Adding a featured content tile

 

You will be provided with one tile content box that is ready to edit.  If you need to add an additional tile click on the plus next to “Content” to add additional tile content box.  You can add the following information to your tile content box:

 

 

  1. Link to site page - Link the tile to a page on your site by selecting a page from the dropdown

    

     2. URL - Connect tile to an outside site

     3. Headline - Add a headline to your tile

     4. Excerpt - Add a brief description of what is on the page/ outside site featured on the           

         tile.

     5. Upload Image - add an image to the background of the tile  (Ideal size would be between

         200x200 and 400x400 pixels)

Once you have entered all the information on the backend click save.  You can then preview the finished tile by viewing the live site.

 

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Front End

 

 

Need More Help?

If you have any additional questions about creating Featured Content Tiles, let our support team know at support@placester.com.

 

 


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