Content Slide

The Content Slide is part of the Ionic Layout Component Set. This slide is designed to occupy a full Page in the app and other Components should not be added to a Page when the Content Slide is used. The Content Slide allows app end users to swipe left and right in the slide carousel. 

Add a Content Slide to a Page

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Create or open an existing app.
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Click the Edit Pencil on a Page.
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Click the Green + Icon, located in the bottom right corner.
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Either scroll to Slide:  Content in the list or begin typing Slide: Content to search the list. 
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Select the Content Slide. The Content Slide Component will appear at the bottom of the Content list in the left-hand column. The Content Slide Properties will appear in the right-hand column.

Content Slide Properties

The Content Slide component has the following properties:

  • Component Id - Sets the name of the Content Slide component in the app. The Component Id can be referenced using JavaScript to add more functionality to the app as needed.

    Pro Tip: It is a best practice to use only letters without spaces for the Component Id. Symbols, spaces, and numbers are not recommended.
  • Open Link in a New Tab - Toggles on or off whether the Link opens in a new tab or not in the app. 
  • Individual Slide Properties (Up to 6)
    • Image - Upload a .JPG or .PNG to display an Image. To remove an uploaded Image, click on the Trash Can.

      Pro Tip: Optimize all Images for the web to increase app performance and shorten load time.
    • ALT Text - Sets the text that appears if the Image fails to load. The Alt Text appears in a blank box where the Image would normally appear. It's recommend to always use Alt Text for any Images. 
    • Link - Sets the link to another Page in the app or an external URL.

      Pro Tip: Type in tel:5558675309 to link to a phone number with "5558675309" replaced with the applicable 10-digit phone number or mailto:emailaddress to open up the default email client from the app with "emailaddress" replaced with the email address you want to be sent the email.
    • Vertical Alignment - Sets the alignment for all text. Choose from the dropdown list: Bottom, Center, or Top.
    • Headline Text - Enter the text as it should appear in the app. The text uses the font selected in the Font Styling section of Branding. This text will wrap and there is no limit on the number of characters allowed.  
    • Headline Color - Sets the color of the Headline Text. There are two ways to set the Text Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Headline Alignment - Sets the alignment of the Headline Text. Choose from the dropdown list: Left, Right, or Center.
    • Subheadline Text -  Enter the text as it should appear in the app. The text uses the font selected in the Font Styling section of Branding. This text will wrap and there is no limit on the number of characters allowed.
    • Subheadline Color - Sets the color of the Subheadline Text. There are two ways to set the Text Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Subheadline Alignment - Sets the alignment of the Subheadline Text. Choose from the dropdown list: Left, Right, or Center.
    • Body Copy - Enter the text as it should appear in the app. The text uses the font selected in the Font Styling section of Branding. This text will wrap and there is no limit on the number of characters allowed.
    • Body Copy Color - Sets the color of the Body Copy Text. There are two ways to set the Text Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Body Copy Alignment - Sets the alignment of the Body Copy Text. Choose from the dropdown list: Left, Right, or Center.
  • Settings
    • Autoplay - Toggles on or off whether or not the slides scroll automatically. 
    • Delay - Sets how many seconds each slide will display if Autoplay is toggled on. 
    • Bullet Background Color - Sets the default color of the dots shown for each slide. There are two ways to set the Bullet Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.
    • Bullet Active Color - Sets the color for the active slide dot. There are two ways to set the Bullet Color: Click the Color Swatch to choose from the app’s Color Palette or enter the hex code in the text field.

Content Slide Placement Settings

The Placement Settings for the Component sets which column(s) the Component will appear. Each Page of the app can have a different number of columns that are set in the Layout section of the Page Settings. The following Placement settings are available for this Component:

  • Column Start - Sets the column where the Component will start. 
  • Column Span - Sets how many columns the Component will span. 
  • Padding - Sets how much space will appear on the top, bottom, left, and right of the Component. When building a Page with multiple Components, the Padding will determine the overall spacing between Components.
  • Display Mode - Sets how the Component is displayed. If Both is selected, the Component will always show. Both are the default option. If Optimal is selected, the Component will only show if the browser supports the app. The main supported browsers are Chrome and Safari. If Degraded is selected, the Component will only show if the browser does not support the app. The main unsupported browser is Internet Explorer.

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