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Giving your template attributes


The UCL template is configurable in Silva to allow you to choose a range of properties that will affect the layout and look of your web pages. You can change these properties in the UCL Attributes object (orange and black icon), usually found at the root of your site.

The properties to choose from are as follows:

Property Description Form Type Value
Title Title of website Text box Any
Website Name Name of website Text box Any
Website Name Colour
Colour of the website name
Drop-down
White or blue
Additional Name
Sub-name of website
Text box
Any
Additional Name Colour
Colour of sub-name of website
Drop-down
White or blue
Banner
Colour of the bannerĀ  Drop-down Range
Menu-type Choice of menus that can list files position in relation to other documents in the structure of the website
Drop-down Range
Number of columns
Choice of two or three column set-up
Drop-down 2/3 column layout
Hidden Object IDs
Define documents NOT to be listed in the left hand menu
Text box.
Items separated by a space
Any
Include left-column
Opportunity to include content in the left-hand column. This content must be given the id "index_left" Drop-down Yes/no
Include right-column Opportunity to include content in the right-hand column. This content must be given the id "index_right" Drop-down Yes/no
Display last modified info with author
Shows 'last modified by Joe Bloggs on January 1st, 2013"
Tick box
Yes/no
Display last modified info without author Shows 'last modified on January 1st, 2013" Tick box Yes/no
Display Accessibility Toolbar
Provides users with option to display website with high contrast
Tick box
Yes/no
Display Text Resizer Buttons
Provides users with ability to resize text by clicking on letter A
Tick box Yes/no
Remove left-hand menu
Only relevant if you are using top-navigation and no left-hand navigation

Tick box

Yes/no
Insert Dept Contacts Footer
Using a Silva document with the id 'contacts' allows you to add an extra footer on every page.
NB It takes up a lot of space!

Tick box

Yes/no
Display top navigation
Only relevant in the CI template and if you need top-navigation
Tick box Yes/no
Google Analytics Tracker Code
Place the tracker code you receive when signing up for Google Analytics here, wait 48 hours and start looking at your stats
Text box
Number

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