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Carousel View

Carousel View

The Carousel View allows the author to create a scrolling carousel of articles using the ProMotion element.


1. Select the Carousel View option. The following view will be presented.

ProMotion Module Element Configuration Carousel View Categories Screenshot 7

2.  Edit/Configure:

Maximum number of items 

Enter an appropriate number of articles to display in the Carousel.

Randomise articles          

Click to override any other order settings and display a random selection of articles.


If required, enter an appropriate heading for the list.


If required, enter an appropriate footer for the list.

Show images                     

If required, check to diuse the image nearest the top left of the page to illustrate the article in the Carousel.

Use Page Avatar                 

If required, check to use the Page Avatar to illustrate the articles.

Image size                       

Select an appropriate image size for the asset being displayed.

Show author                   

If required check to include the name of the page author with the article in the Carousel.

Show summary                

If required check to include the page description with the article in the Carousel.

Summary limit                  

If required, enter an appropriate character limit for the page description.

Show published date      

If required check to include the page published date with the article in the Carousel.

Note: if this option is selected, chose an appropriate format and type for the date.

Auto cycle (seconds)       

If required enter a time for articles to be displayed if the Carousel is to auto-cycle.

Display 'no results' message 

If required check to display a custom no result message.

'No results' message 

Enter appropriate text for the no results message.

Open links in new window 

Check if required.

Article link text

If required enter custom link text which is presented with the article.


Select an appropriate Theme for the ProMotion element.