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Right Column

The right section of most pages allows a user to add a Right Column content to be displayed. Content is selected from a central folder, and allows for reuse across multiple pages or sections of a site.

Instructions & Tips

All Right Column content is kept in the following folder within the Folder Tree: Base Folder > right-column

The right-column folder is divided into area sub folders. Content must be built, saved, and published in this area to be attached to site pages. When updates are made to the Right Column content, only that Asset needs to be published.

Right column - Callout blockCallout Block

The Callout block allows the user to select the background color, Insert an image with text, and link to a page, document or external website. 

Create a Right Column callout block:

  • Select Main Menu Bar > New >> Right Column >> Callout Block.
  • System Name – Enter System Name.
  • Parent Folder – The location of this folder must be within a sub folder of the right-column folder in the Folder Tree.
  • Choose a background color.
  • Title – The title will appear at the top of the box and will be displayed in upper case letters.
  • Click the Browse icon to insert an image. Image (Horizontal 160 x 92, Vertical 160 x 150)
  • Enter content. This area is limited to (415) characters, Exceeding that will result in the background image in fragmenting.
  • Link the callout in one of three ways:
  1. A page within Cascade Server;
  2. A file (PDF, etc.) that has been uploaded into Cascade Server;
  3. To an external Web site. Enter the entire URL of the Web site (i.e. http://www.hartford.edu/) Select whether the link should open a new window.
  • Click the Submit button to save changes.

Right column - Link list

Link List

The Link List will create a group listing of links that can link to other pages, files, or an external website.

Create a Right Column callout block:

  • Select Main Menu Bar > New >> Right Column >> Link List.
  • System Name – Enter System Name.
  • Parent Folder – The location of this folder must be within a sub folder of the right-column folder in the Folder Tree.
  • Title – The title will appear at the top of the box and will be displayed in upper case letters.
  • Link Text – The text that will appear on screen for the link.
  • Link each tab in one of three ways:
  1. A page within Cascade Server;
  2. A file (PDF, etc.) that has been uploaded into Cascade Server;
  3. To an external Web site. Enter the entire URL of the Web site (i.e. http://www.hartford.edu/) Select whether the link should open a new window.

Link List options

  • Click the [+] icon to add links to the link list. The [-] icon will delete a link.
  • Click the up and down triangles to change the order of the listed links.
  • Click the Submit button to save changes.

Attach a Block to a Page

Once the block has been created and Published, it can be attach to a page and display in the Right Column. There is no limit to the number of blocks that can be attached  and Block styles can mixed. 

Right Block

  • Navigate to the page.
  • Select Asset Action Toolbar > Edit
  • In the Right Column section, Click the Browse Icon and locate the file to attach. The file must be within a sub folder of the right-column folder in the Folder Tree.
  • Click Confirm
  • Adding and moving blocks
  1. Click the [+] icon to add a block. The [-] icon will delete a block.
  2. Click the up and down triangles to change the order.
  • Click the Submit button to save changes.

Trouble Shooting

The Right Column element does not show or does not display the image.

Content type

  • Select the Asset from the right-column folder in the Folder Tree.
  • With the Edit tab selected, select System sub tab.
  • Rewrite Links, Publish, and Index all should be checked.
  • Publish the file.