Setting up rotating banners


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Setting up rotating banners

We have been staring at our site's front page since we installed it from the Campaign template about a dozen videos ago, so I am sure you noticed this big giant area right at the top of the page. This is called a rotating banner, and it's a great way to highlight several parts of your site in a single space with a lot of visual impact. Now originally, when the site was installed it rotated between headline 1 and headline 2 every few seconds. I changed that earlier, so it wouldn't be so distracting. Now we are going to add our own rotating banner back in, with our own graphics and text.

A rotating banner is simply a block, and you can place it in any block region, as I showed you in the video about using blocks. To get there, we will go up to Structure and Blocks. Right now, that banner is in an area called Banner. I'm going to take the one that's there right now and hide it by moving it from Banner into None, then going down and saving. Now, when we go back to our front...

Setting up rotating banners
Video duration: 7m 45s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Setting up rotating banners provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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