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Customizing the Catalogue Template Settings

In this topic you will learn how to customize the settings for the Catalogue template.

When a Portal Experience is created using the Catalogue template, several template specific settings can be configured. To configure the settings for the Catalogue template, edit the experience and click APPEARANCE AND BEHAVIOR > Template Settings in the left navigation.

The following settings can be configured:

Primary Navigation

The Primary Navigation setting controls the layout of the site navigation:

  • Left navigation - When there are greater than 3 collections, the collection names will appear in the left navigation. When using this option, a HOME placeholder text object will be added to the layout to allow viewers to get back to the home page. This text can be customized if needed.
  • Collapsed menu navigation - A collapsible, hamburger menu will be displayed

The Feature Carousel setting controls how the videos in the current collection appear:

  • Thumbnail grid - Thumbnail of videos appears below the player
  • Video only - Only a single video appears. < > icons appear on the player for navigating to other videos in the collection

Carousel Paging Buttons

The Carousel Paging Buttons setting determines when carousel paging buttons are displayed:

  • Always show paging buttons - Paging buttons are always displayed
  • Show paging buttons on hover only - Paging buttons are only displayed when the mouse is over the player or video information

Video Thumbnails

The Video Thumbnails setting controls the size of the video thumbnail images:

  • Small
  • Large

Thumbnail Play Icons

The Thumbnail Play Icons setting determines whether a play button is displayed in the player:

  • Do not show play icons - No play icon is displayed
  • Show play icons by default - Play icon is displayed

Video Description

The Video Description setting controls the length of the video description that is displayed:

  • Truncate description - Displays a truncated video description
  • Show full description - Displays the entire video description

Page last updated on 10 Jan 2020