All homepage content lives in the homepage group. 

When image sizes are provided, this indicates the approximate aspect ratio and the minimum size for the image. Any image will work fine if it’s big enough and has the focal point in the right place.

Images will be cropped to the appropriate dimensions. Images should be in JPEG format.

 

Homepage Text

The hero text and all other large headlines/text can be edited with Edit Page.

When editing, the boxes appear gray to indicate where to add text.

After editing, Save draft to preview your changes. Once everything looks good, Save and publish your changes to the live homepage.

homepage big text

 

Homepage Notice

Shows the top live Homepage Notice blurb from the homepage group.

Go to Blurbs > Homepage Notice to edit or make the notice live or hidden.

Homepage notice

 

Homepage Announcement

Shows the top live Homepage Announcement Blurb from the Homepage group.

Go to Blurbs > Homepage Announcement to edit.

The title appears in the white strip. Clicking the title reveals the image and body text in an overlay. An image is recommended. Ideal size 1400 x 840px.

Homepage Announcement screenshot

Homepage Announcement screenshot

 


Homepage Hero Image

The homepage hero shows slightly different images on desktop and mobile. This lets you crop the image differently for mobile.

In the Homepage group, go to Images > Large Homepage Images collection. 

Desktop Image:  Tag with “homepage hero desktop” Ideal size 2930px x 1950px. 

Mobile Image:  Tag with “homepage hero mobile”. Ideal size 2000px x 1330px. 

Desktop Desktop  

Mobile Mobile

 

Student Quote

Shows a random Student Voices profile from the homepage group, when you refresh the page.

It only shows the name, graduating year, and the quote, and it must have an image. Ideal size 370 x 370px.

When you’re creating the profile, it’s best to create them in another group and share to the Homepage group. Then, when a visitor clicks the profile, it links to the profile in its original group - a nice way to guide visitors towards other areas of the website.

Quote screenshot 001

 

Homepage Spotlight Image

In the Homepage group, go to Images > Large Homepage Images collection.

This image is tagged with “homepage spotlight image”. Ideal size 920px x 1200px.

The image name appears when you hover over the plus button. The image caption appears when you click. A random image appears every 5 minutes or so when you refresh the page.

Spotlight image screenshot

 

Explore Beyond

This section shows 3 “Explore Beyond” blurbs from the Homepage group, in the order they’re listed on the back end. Go to Blurbs > Explore Beyond to edit or change the order. 

The blurb title is the tab title. The body text starts with a Heading Two. We encourage adding links in the body text.

An image is required. Ideal size 800px x 1160px (the height is flexible).

Explore screenshot

 

Homepage Explore Image

In the Homepage group, go to Images > Large Homepage Images collection.

Tag the image with “homepage explore image” Ideal size 2800px x 1870px.

The image caption appears next to #carthageviews and you can add a link to the caption.

Explore image example

 

Develop Beyond

This section shows 3 “Develop Beyond” blurbs from the Homepage group, in the order they’re listed on the back end. Go to Blurbs > Develop Beyond to edit or change the order. 

The blurb title is the tab title. All blurbs should have images, with an aspect ratio appropriate to the space as shown below.

The “Did You Know” statistic is bolded at the beginning of that text field. The example below is saved as follows:

90% of Carthage alumni report that they have secured a job or are continuing their studies six months after graduation.

 

Develop beyond screenshot

 

Admissions Info 

Edit the page to change the admissions title and text.

The first row of links appear as buttons. The “Info For” links appear red with a little arrow next to them. 

Admission box

 

 

Homepage News Background Image

In the Homepage group, go to Images > Large Homepage Images collection.

This image is tagged with “homepage news image”. Ideal size 2800px x 1866px.

The focus of this image should be toward the top of the image, since it will be partially covered by other content.

Homepage News Image screenshot

 

News Stories 

Shows the top 3 live stories in the Homepage group.

The image is required. Ideal size 560px x 560px. 

We recommend sharing stories from other groups into the homepage group.

Go to Stories > Get Shared Stories and then select and link to checked news stories (not copy) to create a linked copy in the homepage group. Alternatively, you can suggest this news story to the homepage group from the story editor itself. 

This way, when a visitor clicks a story, they will view the story in its original group with the appropriate navigations.

 

news box

Events

Shows the top 3 live events in the Homepage group.

We recommend sharing events from other groups into the homepage group.

Go to Events > Get Shared Events and then select and link to checked news stories (not copy) to create a linked copy in the homepage group. Alternatively, you can suggest this event to the homepage group from the event editor itself.

 

Athletics Story

This pull the latest story and image from the Athletics website homepage.

 

Homepage Footer Image

In the Homepage group, go to Images > Large Homepage Images collection.

This image is tagged with “homepage footer image”. Ideal size 2800px x 1310px.

The focus of this image should be toward the right side of the image.

The grid of images on the left pulls the 3 latest images from Carthage Instagram feed.

Homepage Footer Screenshot