Slideshow

In order to activate the slideshow on your website you have to promote events or blogs to the frontpage. Only events and blogs can be shown in the slideshow along with permanent pictures. You can add pictures to the slideshow by clicking on the cog-wheel on the website and choose "Slideshow". Permanent pictures will be shown first, then blog posts and finally events.

This is how you do

  1. Click the cog-wheel on the website part of your ChurchDesk and choose "Slideshow"
  2. Remove the check-mark from "show slideshow" if you do not want the slideshow to be shown on the frontpage
  3. Choose the height (the width is fixed)
  4. Choose how many seconds each slide will be shown
  5. Choose how many slides should be shown
  6. Finish up by clicking on "save configuration"

How to add an event to the slideshow

  1. Create an event or edit an already existing one
  2. Under "Publishing options" mark "Published", choose "publish on website" under "Visibility" and mark "Promoted to front page"

NOTE: Only users with the role "publish" are able to change the "Publishing options" and only events with a picture can be shown in the slideshow. 

How to add a blog post to the slideshow

  1. Create a new blog post or edit an already existing one
  2. Under "Publishing options" mark "Promoted to front page", this will add the blog post to the slideshow

NOTE: Only users with the role "publish" are able to change the "Publishing options" and only blog posts with a picture can be shown in the slideshow.

How to add a permanent picture to the slideshow

  1. Click the cog-wheel on the website part of your ChurchDesk and choose "Slideshow"
  2. Under "Upload Slideshow Pictures" click on Browse to look browse you computer
  3. Find and mark the picture you want to upload and click on "open"
  4. Lastly, click on "Upload picture" 
  5. You can also manage the cropping of the picture by clicking on "Manage image crops"
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