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Silva CMS: reduce the length of a title

You can reduce the length of a label or title in Silva, thus making the breadcrumb trail in the banner less crowded.

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.

Instructions

To reduce the length of the title which appears in the breadcrumb trail below the UCL banner:

  1. Ensure you are in the contents screen.
  2. Click on the relevant file or folder.
  3. Click on the properties tab.
  4. In Short Title, type a shorter version of your title.

    1. e.g. If your site is called Centre for Rehabilitation, you could give the short title CFR
  5. Click on save.

To reduce the length of a web page or folder title which appears in the left-hand navigation:

  1. Ensure you are in the Contents screen.
  2. Click on the relevant file or folder.
  3. Click on the Properties tab.
  4. In Long Title, make the title a bit shorter. e.g. From 'The Centre for Rehabilitation of Long-Suffering Adults' could become 'Centre for Rehab'
  5. Click on Save.

Help & Support

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



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