Carousel with Expanding Links

Make your homepage modern with a website-like, full-width slider and quick links.

Setting up the web part

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

In web part properties, click the Add/Remove News Posts button
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When you add at least 2 news posts, the carousel will rotate them but you can turn auto rotation off
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You can populate news titles and links to pages either in SharePoint or elsewhere

If you’d like to use the currently logged-in user name anywhere in your Title or Description, type in

  • {firstname} to show current user’s first name
  • {lastname} to the last name
  • {fullname} to show the full name
Adding/ removing quick links

You can choose quick links that will show under the news posts.
For that, open the web part properties and click Add/Remove Quick Links button:
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Here you can add links, update display order and more:

Updating carousel styles

You can change a number of style options for your carousel, including the color of the panel where quick links appear and the color of the links.
Here are all of the available options:

You can also change the height of the whole carousel:
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If the image you’re using for the carousel is too bright for the text to be seen properly, you can add a tint with this option:
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It’ll make the image a bit darker without you having to edit it.

If you’d like to hide links panel, you can do that by toggling this option:
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