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, follow these steps:

  1. Edit the experience.
  2. 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