Setting up Featured Photos widget

The Featured Photos widget shows the first photos in a photo album.

Important: We do not recommend that you use widgets and widgetized Overview pages in your community. For more information, see Understanding pages in places in the Jive 9.x Community Manager Help.

The number of photos shown is specified in the widget properties. You can link any photo album to the widget. If more photos are available than the specified number of results, a More link is shown in the bottom right corner.

Featured Photo widget

To add a Featured Photos widget:

  1. In your place, click the Manage > Overview page.
  2. From the widgets list, select Content > Featured Photos.
  3. Drag the widget down into your layout area and drop it where you want it.
  4. Click the small triangle in the upper right corner of the widget and select Edit this widget.
  5. In Custom title, enter the title for the widget.
    You can use the default title (Featured Photos) or create your own, for example, The very best photos.
  6. In numResults, enter the number of photos to display in the widget.
  7. In photoAlbumID, specify the ID of the album whose photos must be displayed.
    You can find the ID in the album URL, it is the numeric identifier appended to the community URL. For example, in the album ID is 1003.
  8. Click Save Properties.
  9. When you're finished making changes to your place's layout, click Publish Layout.

The changes are saved, and the updated page is available to other users.