Information Services Division


Indigo: add an image carousel without overlays

This guide is aimed at...

  • Staff
  • IT Administrators

Before you start...

You will need to have Chief Editor, Editor or Author access in Silva;
You will need to have attended Silva training.

  1. Avoid using Internet Explorer when editing;
  2. Log on to the relevant website by adding /edit at the end of the web address or clicking on the small cross at the bottom of the page.


There are 2 stages

Stage 1 - create the carousel images folder

  1. Go to the folder where you want to create the carousel
  2. Create a new folder and call it

    1. 'carousel-images' - ID
    2. Carousel Images - Title
  3. Hide the folder in Properties
  4. Place the relevant images inside the folder - images should be no wider than 1000 pixels

Stage 2 - embed the carousel

  1. On the page where you want the Carousel to appear, click on external source
  2. From the dropdown menu choose Indigo: carousel (images and video)
  3. Click on get reference to get the images-carousel
  4. Slideshow width:
  5. Show overlay: choose 'no'
  6. Leave all the other choices as they are
  7. Click on add external source;
  8. Save and publish;
  9. The Carousel should now appear on the page in question.

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