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  • 1. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesAdd content to your page by using content Boxes.Click on Add New Box to get started.

2. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesIn the Add New Box screen, use the Create New Box tab to get started. 3. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesSelect the type of box you want to use from the drop down menu. Choose Rich text/dynamic content/scriptsThis is the most versatile box type, for any type of formatted text, HTML, or JavaScript code, or embedded widgets.. 4. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesChoose the position of the box on the page 5. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesA box has been added to the page.. Now add some content. Click on Add text. 6. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesAdd text in the Rich Text EditorSave changes 7. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes Add a hyperlink: Highlight the words you want to hyperlink. Click the hyperlink icon on the toolbar. Fill in the URL (web address). Target: Choose Open Link in New Window if you want the linked page to open in a new window. This is the default. Title: Give your link a description. Click Insert 8. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes Add an email address: Highlight the words you want to hyperlink. Click the hyperlink icon on the toolbar. Fill in the email in the Link URL field as follows: mailto:[email protected] Title: Give your link a description. Click Insert 9. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesThe Plain-text Editor tab will show the HTML coding. You can add your own coding here. For example the coding for an email link is:Your Name 10. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesContent has been added to the boxClick on Edit Text to add more content we will now add a picture. 11. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesCreate a box with Links and Lists 12. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes Fill in a title for your new box and choose the position you want for the box. Choose Create Box 13. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesA new box has been created. Click on Add New Link 14. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesFill in the Link title Link URL (web address) Add a description of the link. Choose Create Link 15. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes The link has been added to the box. You can add as many links as you like. Remember that text in front of the link can always be added by clicking on add text.Now lets add another new box. 16. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes Now we are going to add a box for Embedded Media & Widgets 17. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesDisplay a video, audio or any widget inside the box.Give the box a title, choose the position and then click on Create Box. 18. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesA new box has been added. Click Add Media/Widget Code 19. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesChoose any widget from an internet source. Download the file with the code. Save the file. 20. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to Boxes The coding for the widget. Copy the code and paste it into the Embedded Media & Widgets Libguide template. Click Embed it. 21. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesThe widget has been embedded in the Box 22. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesClick on the Edit button to edit the box information. 23. Libguides at UCT: Edit content to BoxesHere you can change the heading (box title) of your box. You may also wish to change the type of box here. 24. Libguides at UCT: Edit content to Boxes Edit Box colours allows you to make changes to the colours of your box.Edit Box Link & Embed Code allows you to make changes to the code or links in your box. 25. Libguides at UCT: Reorder Boxes Go to Add Edit Pages and click on Reorder Boxes to change the order in which the boxes appear on the page. 26. Libguides at UCT: Reorder BoxesThis screen shows the order in which boxes appear on the page 27. Libguides at UCT: Reorder BoxesSwop the order of the boxes by clicking on the box you want to move and dragging it into the position you want. When you see the green + icon the item has been successfully moved. 28. Libguides at UCT: Reorder Boxes Search HeinOnlineis now in the centre of the page and Resources has moved to the right of the page. 29. Libguides at UCT: Adding content to BoxesYou can also put the boxes underneath each other in the same way. 30. Libguides at UCT: Reorder BoxesBoxes now appear one underneath the other on the page. 31. Libguides at UCT: Resize ColumnsChoose Add/Edit Pages and click on Resize Columns 32. Libguides at UCT: Resize Columns Drag the handles to resize the left, centre or right columnsLeft columns have been successfully enlarged. 33. Libguides at UCT: Resize Columns Choose to hide one of the three columns. In this instance choose to hide the right columnLeft and Centre columns are shown. No right column is shown.