Banner with News

Turn your intranet into actionable information center using Banner with News web part.

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Setting up the web part

On the page where you need the web part, add a Full-Width section and add this web part:

Adding a news post

In web part properties, click either Add/Remove Main Post or Add/Remove Sidebar Posts buttons to manage respective news as shown below:

You can populate news titles and links to pages either in SharePoint or elsewhere

The main post allows you to play a video from YouTube or another source by specifying video URL like this:

Setting welcome message

If you’d like to use the currently logged-in user name at the top of the banner, use any of these keywords in web part properties:

  • {firstname} to show current user’s first name
  • {lastname} to the last name
  • {fullname} to show the full name
Updating banner styles

You can change a number of style options for your banner, including these options below:

You can also change the height of the whole banner to fit more news: