Information Services Division


Silva CMS: add a quotation

You can add a quote which will appear in a box with a grey background, surrounded by 2 large quotes. You can make a web link to the name of the person quoted.

  • Demo of quote (to be added soon)

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. Navigate to the page you where you want to display the quotation and click on external code source;
  2. From the dropdown, choose Misc: Display quotation;
  3. Click on add external source;
  4. Type in the Author and Quote;
  5. Add a URL from the Author's name, if relevant;
  6. Decide if you want the quote to float on the left or on the right;
  7. Click on add external source;

The quotation should now appear on the relevant page.

Related guides & other info

Help & Support

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


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