The featured content feature provides an area for signed-in site visitors (community members) in the publish environment to highlight content for:
Once content is flagged as featured, it is listed within this component, which may be placed in specific landing pages or areas that easily catch the attention of community members.
The ability to feature content may be allowed or disallowed per component.
This section of the documentation describes:
To add a
Featured Content component to a page in author mode, use the component browser to locate
Communities / Featured Content
And drag it into place on a page where the featured content should appear.
For necessary information, visit Communities Components Basics.
When the required client-side libraries are included, this is how the
Featured Content component appears:
Select the placed
Featured Content component so you can access and select the
Configure icon which opens the edit dialog.
Under the Settings tab, identify the content to feature:
The title for the list of featured content. For example,
Featured Questions or
Featured Ideas. Default is
Featured Content if left empty.
Location of the Featured Content
(Required) Browse to the page containing the content that may be featured (components of that page must be configured to Allow Featured Content). For example,
The maximum number of featured content to display. The default is 5.
The ability to flag content as featured content requires moderator privileges.
When a moderator views posted content, they have access to the in-context moderation flags, which includes the new
After it is flagged as a feature, the moderation flag becomes
The page containing the
Featured Content component, now includes this post.
Read More links to the actual post.
More information may be found on the Featured Content page for developers.
For flagging content as featured, see Moderating User-Generated Content.