General Content Snippet

General Content Snippet

The General Content Snippet is used to render content on pages or sections on your website that have complex layouts, such as your landing pages. The content can vary from simple text with or without a title heading, to a link, to an image.

Fields: The main fields available to a General Content Snippet are the following: Title, Link, Summary, Body, Primary Image and Label. For more details on these fields, refer to Appendix.

Examples: The following examples show how the same snippet can be rendered differently depending on the View mode used. Please note that these View modes are controlled by the webmaster of your site.

General Content Snippet

Appendix

The appendices below deal with all the different fields available to the nodes and content snippets described in "Understanding our pages and the elements that compose them ". The “Translatable?” column refers to whether a field requires both English and French content.

Field NameDescriptionTranslatable?
Title

The title to be displayed, if applicable.

Yes

Link

This is where you specify the URL of the external content. If the content does not fall under the uottawa.ca domain, you should check the “Open URL in a new window” option.

Yes

Summary

A brief summary of your piece of content meant to be displayed within teasers on landing pages.

Yes

Body

This is where you will write your content.

Yes

Label (*Required)

An administrative label for the snippet.

No

Primary Image

You may attach to this field an image that will be used within teasers on landing pages.

No

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