Spotlight

Creating Spotlight Pages


Step 1: There are two methods for creating a spotlight page. The New method and the Copy method. Both will be discussed here. Begin both by navigating to WCMS.

New Method:

a)    In the base folder (BL-SCHOLAR-WEBS) click on the life-scholar folder.
b)    Click on the scholar-spotlights folder.
c)    Click on new in the top blue navigation bar.

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d)    Hover over WRAP_SDDU.
e)    Hover over BL-SCHOLAR-WEBS.
f)    Hover over Scholarships Website.
g)    Click on the Spotlight option.

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This will give you blank Spotlight page. Once here, move on to step 2.


Copy Method:

a)    In the base folder (BL-SCHOLAR-WEBS) click on the life-scholar folder.
b)    Click on the scholar-spotlights folder.
c)    Click on one of the already existing scholar spotlight pages in the folder.

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d)    Click on the copy tab at the top.

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e)    Rename the page “lastname-firstname” all lower case with no spaces.
f)    Ensure that the Parent Folder is “…/Scholarship Website/life-scholar/scholar-spotlights”.
g)    Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

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This will give you a copy of the original scholar spotlight page. Be sure to change all of the information on the copied page to reflect the new information. Move on to step 2.

Step 2: Enter the specific details of the subject in the Inline Metadata section.

a)    In the System Name field, enter the subjects name like “lastname-firstname”, all lower case and no spaces.
b)    Ensure that the Parent Folder is “…/Scholarship Website/life-scholar/scholar-spotlights”.

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c)    Enter the Display Name as it should appear on the website.
d)    Click the “No” radio button in the "Available in navigation?” field.

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Step 3: In the Spotlight section, expand the Featured Photo menu. Choose the appropriate image for the heading. This image should be 777 x 360. It should be uploaded to the “img” folder, then in the “spotlights” folder (img/spotlights/lastname-firstname-header.jpg). Please remember to enter appropriate Alt Text.

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Step 4: In the Spotlight section, expand the Spotlight menu.

a)    In the First Name field, enter the subject’s first name.
b)    In the Last Name field, enter the subject’s last name.

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Step 5: In the Spotlight section, expand the Spotlight menu, then expand the Spotlight >> Photo menu.

a)    Choose the appropriate image for the thumbnail or “porthole”. This image should be 185 x 185. It should be uploaded to the “img” folder, then the “spotlights” folder (img/spotlights/lastname-    firstname-porthole.jpg). Please remember to enter appropriate Alt Text.

b)    Choose the appropriate image for another photograph. This image should be 256 x 328. It should be uploaded to the “img” folder, then the “spotlights” folder (img/spotlights/lastname-firstname-vertical.jpg). Please remember to enter appropriate Alt Text.

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Step 6: In the Spotlight section, expand the Spotlight menu. In the Content box is where any biographical information about the subject should be placed.

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Step 7: In the Spotlight section, expand the Spotlight menu. In the Teaser box is where a sentence about the subject for their porthole object. The porthole object on other pages will update automatically, however the pages they appear on will need to be republished.

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Step 8: Click Submit and be sure to Publish this and any associated pages and added files.

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