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Squared Promo

The Squared Promo component allows users to create and display promotional content.

When to use it?

Typically this promotion style is used to advertise an event.

Where to use it?

Used in 1- or 2- column containers on category or content pages.

How to use it?

Squared Promos are designed specifically to highlight event content.  Use them in 1- or 2- column spaces to draw an audience to special occasions. 

  1. Navigate to and open the desired page.
  2. Add a component.
  3. Click Edit to open the Squared Promo Component dialog window.
  4. You'll be presented with the Text tab, which includes the following fields:
    1. Title
    2. Description
    3. Alt Text
  5. The Title or Description field is required to use the component. 
  6. Click the Image tab. Navigate in the content finder to select the desired image from the DAM. Drag the image into the image box. Crop, rotate, or link (map) image to your needs.

    Note:
    Because of the specific aspect ratio of this promo, all images must be cropped even if it appears as though no actual crop has taken place.
  7. Click the Link tab. Although the Link field is not required, to better promote your event you should select a URL that directs the user to appropriate, more detailed information concerning the event. The default link text for this component is: "Read more"
  8. Click OK to finish and save your changes.

 

Examples


People's Attention

Draw People's Attention

Use promos inline with your other content to highlight an event.
Read More


Very Special

A Very Special Occasion

1- and 2-column squared components ask you to join them for a very special occasion. We hope you can attend.
Read More

Component Tutorials

Still need help?

To report an issue with using components, please contact the IT Service Desk:

 


Video Tutorials

 


Squared Promo Known Bugs

Issue

When applying the required crop to the image used in the Squared Promo, it is possible to adjust the aspect ratio. Altering the aspect ratio of the crop may cause the promo to display incorrectly on the page.

Workaround

Do not adjust the aspect ratio after applying the crop for the image. If the aspect ratio was adjusted, select the appropriate aspect ratio from the image crop tool dialogue box and the aspect ratio will reset.

Updated December 2015

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