The HTML Content Module has several settings which allow you to efficiently manage your content. They can be accessed from the Page Content Layout. Click the Content Title in the Pane it is present in (Center, Left, or Right), then click the wrench icon to the right of the pane. This loads the Feature Instance Settings page where multiple selections can be made:
- Editor Height controls the height of the HTML WYSIWYG Editor.
- Use WYSIWYG Editor allows you to disable/enable the WYSIWYG Editor. Uncheck to use a plain text editor where you can insert HTML directly.
- Enable Content Rating, when enabled the content rating stars will be visible with the content.
- Enable Rating Comments, when enabled the rating comments box will be visible with the content.
- Keep Version History, keeps a history of every change to the content and allows previous versions to be restored. If version tracking is enabled by the administrator at the site level then unchecking this will not turn off version history.
- Version History Page Size controls the number of versions to include in a single "page" of the version history.
- Include swfobject script for Flash, includes the swfobject script in the page.
- Enable Slideshow of Elements, creates a slideshow from the first level elements in the content. The type of element doesn't matter, it could be a p, a div, an img or anything else as long as it is an immediate child of the content.
- Slide Container Height, by default with the container height set to 0, the slideshow will try to automatically size the container based on the height of the content elements. You can optionally specify a setting for the container height and it will use that.
- Slide Transition Effects, sets the effects used to transition the slides. A single effect or a comma separated list can be specified. Possible values include: fade, curtainX, curtainY, scrollUp, scrollDown, scrollRight, scrollLeft, slideX, slideY, turnUp, turnDown, turnRight, turnLeft, zoom, pinch, shuffle.
- CSS Class for Slide Container div, allows some content to be in a slideshow and other content to not. By default, when this setting is blank, all HTML elements in the content are treated as slides in the slideshow. To use this setting, the content which should be converted to a slideshow must be wrapped in a DIV with a special class. For example:
<div class="myslides">This will be in a slideshow</div>
The class "myslides" (without quotes) will be used as the value for this setting. One could even have multiple slideshows with static content between them by creating multiple divs with the same class.
- Randomize slide sequence, shows the slides in random order.
- Use extra clear type correction in slides, Generally should be enabled so all clear type corrections can be used to smooth the contents of the slides. However depending on skin design, sometimes the page background color will be shown as the slide background color in Internet Explorer when this is enabled. In this case setting this to false will disable the extra corrections and eliminate the background color. However, clear type corrections may be slightly noticeable as the text may look a little grainy for a second before it is corrected by the main clear type corrections.
- Pause Slideshow on Hover, causes the slideshow to pause when the mouse is placed over the content area.
- Slide Duration In Milliseconds, amount of time between slide transitions (0 disables auto advance).
- Slide Transition Speed, amount of time the transitions take to complete.
It is here that a slideshow (image or text) can be created by Click on Slide Show Settings where you can customize your slideshow. Click on the Help icon for an explanation of the different options (or read above section) and then click “Save” when finished. We can then go to that Content Feature (“View/Edit”), click “Edit” to get into the WYSIWYG, insert photos or other desired content to use in the slideshow, and click “Update”.