News Page Tile Reference

Here's a complete list of the tiles available on the News page.

To learn more about using tiles, be sure to read Using Tiles.

Collaboration Tiles

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Document Viewer Shows a full preview of a document you choose to display. Content added manually.    
Helpful Links Build a list of key items for quick reference. Links can be internal to your community or external URLs. Content added manually.    
Key Dates Show selected dates for your team. Content added manually.    

Graphic Elements Tiles

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Hero Image Provide a key image with a link and call to action as a header for your News page. Content added manually    
Banner Add a series of linked images with text to promote important content. Content added manually.    
Carousel Link a rotating image carousel to key destinations. Content added manually.  
Create an HTML Tile Add HTML Content added manually.
Image Gallery Create a slideshow with images and captions. Content added manually.  
Video (External) Shows a manually selected video from an external, non-community source. Content added manually.  

Custom List Tiles

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Expandable Sections Shows links to community content under collapsible headings. Content added manually.  
Featured People Build a list of important people for your place. Content added manually.    
Helpful Links Build a list of key items for quick reference. Links can be internal to your community or external URLs. Content added manually.    
Key Content and Places Displays a list of content and places that you can edit and manage yourself. Content added manually.    

Dynamic List Tiles

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Featured Quest Shows the user's progress as they complete a quest. Relies on a quest being selected.    
Latest Blog Posts Shows the newest blog posts in your community. (You won't see this tile if your community manager has disabled blogs in your community.) Content added manually.  
Leaderboard or Top Participants Shows the top point earners in the community. Internally-facing communities only    
News Display news headlines from the community that are pulled in from each of the News streams. Relies on content from the News streams.    
Similar Places Shows places with the same tags. Relies on content being tagged.    
Super List Shows an updated, filtered view of content, people, or places. Relies on a query: click Use this view in a tile at the bottom of any People, Places, or Content browsing result.  
Tagged Content Displays content that matches specific tags. Relies on content being tagged.    
Trending Content Displays content that's getting an increase in views and likes. Relies on content getting viewed and/or liked.  
Trending People Displays people whose activity is getting an increase in views and likes. Relies on activity getting viewed and/or liked.    

Support

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Ask a Question Find a previously asked or answered question, or ask a new one. Relies on content query. Configure to select content types and places to query.  
Helpful Links Build a list of key items for quick reference. Links can be internal to your community or external URLs. Content added manually.    
Super List Shows an updated, filtered view of content, people, or places. Relies on a query: click Use this view in a tile at the bottom of any People, Places, or Content browsing result.  

External Add-Ons

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Create an HTML Tile Create a custom user experience by inserting HTML content into a tile for your place. Content added manually.
Quests Display quests for community members to complete. Relies on a quest being enabled.    

Custom Tiles

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Create a Content or Place Tile Displays a list of content and places that you can edit and manage yourself. Content added manually. This tile and its content can be shared and used by other people in the community.    
Create a People Tile Build a list of important people for your place. Content added manually. This tile and its content can be shared and used by other people in the community.