Multimedia

Learn more about ‘Multimedia’

What's New

The intranet wide update in January 2024 includes significant improvements and changes. 

Improvements applied to existing features and functionality include:

    • Left Hand Side (LHS) - the LHS of the users screen has now been prioritised for just content creation.
    • Right Hand Side (RHS) - the RHS Draw is now the ‘administrative’ section of the content types. 
    • Configuration Panel - Is now located at the bottom of the content type and contains ‘Engage’, ‘Links’, ‘Promote’, ‘Search’, ‘Tags’ and ‘Target’
    • WYSIWYG Options - Post update when you access the WYSIWYG you will see the options specific to your role

Create

Create ‘Multimedia

Steps
  1. Navigate to the ‘Workbar’ and select the ‘Create’ icon (+)

    Create icon

     

  2. Select “Multimedia” under the “Content” heading

    Select multimedia

     

  3. You will be directed to the ‘Create Multimedia’ screen. 
  4. Give your ‘Multimedia’ a title

    create multimedia

  5. To add text and other elements into the body of the ‘Multimedia’, click on ‘Start typing’ . 
  6. Add a file in the Media section by selecting ‘Choose File’ and select your file.
  7. Selecting the  ‘Choose File’ button will open the “File Library” – you can add multiple files at once
  8. To change the  “Order” of the files “Select” the two ‘Drag Lines’ to the left of the file and reorder the position of the file.

    Two drag lines to change order of files

     

  9. To “Delete” a file select the “Delete” icon to the right of the file

Image styles (including image aspect ratios) and optimised sizes
Image Style/Aspect Ratio Visual Reference Suggested size before upload Scale
1:1

Width: 960px

Height: 960px

This style can scale up or down in widgets or on a page
2:1

Width: 960px

Height: 480px

This style can scale up or down in widgets or on a page
4:3

Width: 960px

Height: 720px

This style can scale up or down in widgets or on a page
5:7

Width: 960px

Height: 1344px

This style can scale up or down in widgets or on a page
16:9

Width: 960px

Height: 540px

This style can scale up or down in widgets or on a page

View Multi-media

Be able to view a ‘Multi-media’

Steps
    1. Navigate to a ‘Multi-media‘ that you would like to view
    2. Select the ‘Multi-media
    3. Select ‘+ Create Multi-media Page’ to create a new ‘Multi-media
    4. Select the ‘Overflow’ menu located in the top right corner (‘Three dots’) in order to:
      1. ‘Edit’ – You will be able to ‘Edit’ the content if you are the ‘Author
      2. Clone’
      3. Delete’ – You will be able to ‘Delete’ the content if you are the ‘Author’ or ‘Admin
      4. Revisions
      5. ‘Workflow’
    1. Located at the top of the content underneath the title of the ‘Multi-media‘ you will be able to:
      1. View the ‘Author
        1. Select the ‘Author’s’ name to be redirected to the ‘Author’s’ profile screen
      2. View the ‘Published‘ date
      3. Be able to ‘Save‘ the content
      4. Be able to ‘Like‘ the content and see who else has ‘Liked’ it
      5. Be able to ‘Comment‘ on the content and view existing ‘Comments’
    2. Any ‘Tags‘ related to the content will be located underneath the ‘Body/Description
    3. The ‘Multi-media’ is located underneath the ‘Tags
      1. The type of ‘Content’ in the ‘Multimedia’ is indicated to the right of the item. For example:
        1. Doc
        2. Image
        3. Audio
        4. Video
    4. To ‘Comment’ on the ‘Content‘:
      1. Select ‘Add a comment here‘ underneath the ‘Comments‘ heading

    Admin

    Includes options for:

    • Organising content
    • Managing workflow
    • Adding a featured image
    • Attachments
    • Revisions

    View full guidance on admin

    Configure

    Includes options for:

    • Links
    • Tags
    • Targeting,
    • Promote
    • Commenting options

    View full guidance on configuration

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