Feature Panes

Introduction

Feature panes are one of the most common and versatile panes used throughout the Swarthmore website. They are most often used by departement to promote a upcoming event, a new program, or particular student, faculty or alum. They are also used to make a special announcement or highlight (or feature) somethig important to viistors.

Creating a Feature pane

  1. Log into Drupal. Navigate to the site you wish to edit.
  2. Click on "Site Administration" in the console's upper left corner. This will open a drop-down menu.
  3. Scroll down to  "Add New Pane". This will open a submenu which lists all of the different panes that are available in Drupal.
  4. Select "Feature". This open a new window which will allow you to create a Feature pane.

Adding content

  1. Add your Title.
  2. Add your Abstract.
  3. Add an Image (optional, see instructions below)
  4. Add an Add More Link (optional, see instructiosn below) 
  5. Once your done creating your feature pane, scroll to the bottom of the edit window and click "Save".
  6. To add your new Pane to a page, view these instructions.

Adding an Image

  1. Click on the blue bar labelled "Image". This is expand the module with additional fields for adding an image.
  2. Select/Switch to "File Browser" tab.
  3. Click on "Browse". This will open a new window.
  4. You can select a image that has already been uploaded by selecting it in the thumbnail panel and then clicking "Insert Image" in the preview panel.
  5. OR, you can upload a new image that has already been prepared by clicking on the "Upload" button.

File Browser

Adding a View More Link

  1. step 1
  2. step 2