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Spotlight Digital Exhibits

Setting up and curating your digital exhibit with Spotlight.

PageBuilder

Page Builder

The Page Builder is where you add and arrange your pages, add text, and add widgets.

This page will take you through the steps to:

  1. Edit your homepage
  2. Create an About Page
  3. Add Feature Pages
  4. Edit pages

To access the Page Builder: From your Dashboard under Curation, click Feature Pages. Here you can view and edit all your exhibit pages.

Editing the Homepage

Editing the Homepage

  1. Click Edit next to “Exhibit Home.”
  2. Under the Options tab, click Show title if you want the title to be visible on the page.
  3. Under the Content tab, you can rename your homepage by clicking on the text and typing.

Add content like you would any other page.

Editing the About Page

Making an About Page

  1. In the dashboard sidebar, under Curation click About Pages.

screenshot of about page builder

 

  1. Hover over Add new page. A box will appear where you can give your page a title.

screenshot of add new page section

 

  1. Click Save.
  2. Your “About” page will appear. Be sure to click on the checkbox so make it visible.

screenshot of an about page with the checkbox checked

 

  1. Click Save changes. Your “About” page will now act like any other feature page.
  2. Below Custom Pages, you will find the Contacts section. Click Add contact.

screenshot of contacts section with add contact circled in red

 

  1. Fill in the contact information for the necessary librarian(s) and/or curator(s) of your exhibit.

screenshot of add exhibit contact page

 

  1. Click Save. Repeat Steps 6 & 7 for any additional contacts you wish to add to this exhibit.
  2. To add content to your About page, click Edit.

 

screenshot of about page item with edit circled in red

Add content as you would any other page.

Adding Pages

Adding Pages

  1. On the dashboard sidebar, under Curation click Feature Pages.
  2. Hover over Add new page. A box will appear where you can give your page a title.

screen shot of feature pages page with add new page circled in red

screenshot of add new page textbox

 

  1. Click Save (pressing Enter on the keyboard will also work).
  2. Repeat Steps 2 & 3 for every page you want to create.
  3. Click the checkbox next to the title for pages to be visible. This is not done by default. Keeping the box unchecked will keep the page invisible until you're ready to publish it.  You can still preview the page by clicking View.

screenshot of checkboxes on custom pages page

 

  1. To rename pages, click on the title or click the pencil that appears when you hover over the title. You will be given a text box to rename your page.

screenshot of page title hightlighted

screenshot of page title textbox higlighted

 

  1. Click Save changes.
  2. Click Edit to add content to your page.

Editing Pages

Editing Pages

  1. On the dashboard sidebar, under Curation, click Feature pages.
  2. Locate the page you want to edit and click Edit.

screenshot of page 1 with edit circled in red

 

  1. You will be taken to the page editor.

screenshot of edit page area with a textbox circled in red

  1. Click in the white space to the right of the  and a cursor will appear. Text entered will appear at the top of your page.
  2. Click Save changes. You will be navigated to your exhibit’s home page as the public will view it:

screenshot of a preview of a page with text circled in red

 

  1. Click Edit to continue editing your home page.
  2. If you copy and paste text, new paragraphs will automatically generate additional widget boxes. If you hit Enter/Return, a new widget box will automatically be generated. Hitting Delete in an empty text widget box will automatically delete the widget box.
  1. Gray + symbols will appear between every widget box. Click to add additional widget boxes.

screenshot of edit page area with gray plus signs circled in red

 

  1. To reorder widget boxes, click on the gray corner of dots in the upper right-hand corner of the widget box. Drag & drop to reorder.

screenshot of six dots in a corner circled in red

  1. To delete a box, click the small gray x to the right of the box.
  2. Click the Thumbnail tab. Thumbnails of pages appear when they are widgets on another page.

screenshot of edit page menu with thumbnail selected

  1. To select an image already within the exhibit, begin typing the title of the image and image titles will drop down. Click on the image you want.

screenshot of image source dropdown after text has been entered

  1. To Upload an image, click Choose File. Locate the image on your computer and click Open.

screenshot of upload image area

  1. The image will appear in the cropping area. Drag and drop the blue box to move and use the white handle to resize until the desired area is selected.

screenshot of cropped image area with a blue square selecting the portion to show

  1. Click Save changes.
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