Information Services Division


Indigo: how to display a random Silva document

You may want to show a range of different Silva documents (web pages) to users but which one is shown is not important i.e. they are shown in a random order.

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.


  1. Create a folder and save the pages you want shown randomly inside this folder;
  2. Go to the page where you would like to show the pages;
  3. Click on external source and select: Indigo: display a random Silva document
  4. Click on add external source
  5. Click on add external source
  6. Save and publish

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Help & Support

For further help and assistance you will need to contact silva-support@ucl.ac.uk



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