Home page billboards

This is an example of a rotating billboard on the homepage of the French site.
This is an example of a rotating billboard on the homepage of the French site.

A billboard is the slideshow of rotating images, captions and links found on the home page of every UVic website. The purpose of the billboard is to:

  • draw attention to important areas of your site
  • promote important events
  • showcase news stories about your department

When to use billboards

  • Every UVic site has a billboard on its home page (example: Anthropology).
  • Billboards are never used on the inside pages of your site.

Guidelines for using billboards

  • The rotator can accomodate 3-6 photos. Images are horizontal/landscape: see dimensions.
  • Each photo should have a title, a caption and a read more link that goes to a page with more information. Examples include news items, important sections of your site or articles on The Ring.
  • You should add new photos to your home page billboard several times a year.

How-to