The communication showcase home page includes a three-layer Hero web part, which in turn links to specific pages. While you can modify a site's home page first, it's more efficient to identify or create the linked pages first. This video demonstrates use of the Hero web part and discusses planning pages that will need to be created for the site.
- [Narrator] This is the showcase communications site that…was created earlier in this course and I want to show you…how it works because we created the site, but we haven't…spent a lot of time on how this particular type of site,…which is a showcase, works. Both showcase and topic sites…use a web part that's called the hero web part.…This is one of them. It's side to side across the…screen and the hero web part has a lot built in features.…It has an image that we can change. It has a title:…make an impression. It has a small amount of text and then…it has a link. And actually if I click anywhere, if click on…make an impression, learn about communication sites,…if I click on the image it doesn't matter because it's…one big hotspot that will take me to a particular place.…
In this case it's taking me to:…what is a communication site.…If I scroll down there's another hero web part:…learn how to customize this site. And if I click anywhere…in this web part it will take me to yet another page:…how to customize a site. These are nice things to be able…
- Recall the best size and file type to use when changing the default logo.
- Recognize which page is created by default when creating a new site.
- Identify the site that provides a high image-to-text ratio.
- Explain why you would copy a page when creating the site pages.
- List the default Hero web part layouts for Showcase and Topic communication sites.
- Identify the field that appears when you open a custom list.
- Summarize why you would create a PowerApps app for a custom list.