What are banners?

Banners are a visual way of getting a communication out immediately, they are displayed on the Oplift dash under News. They can link to a news post, article, app or external link, users can scroll through them whenever and wherever they are. They are usually used for advertising company events, promotions, or news.

How do I add banners?

You can have a maximum of five banners on the platform at any time which should each measure 970px x 480px.

  1. Click ‘Banners’ in the left side bar
  2. In the sub-category click ‘All Banners'
  3. You will see there is an option called 'Home'. Select this option as this will ensure your banners appear on the dashboard
  4. Click 'Add Banner' to add a new banner to the 'Home' banner set.
  5. Image - click ‘Add Image’ upload form your computer or choose an existing image from your media gallery. The image size should ideally be 970px x 480px.
  6. Action type - select from the drop down menu, where you would like your banner to link to 
  7. Article - link to another article in the platform select one from drop down menu
  8. News post - link to a news item in the platform select one from drop down menu
  9. App - link to an app in the platform select one from drop down menu
  10. External link - link to an external webpage write one in the external link box (including https://)

How can I change the order of my banners?

  1. To change the order of your banners select ‘All Banners’ under ‘Banners’ in the left side bar
  2. Select the 'Home' banner set
  3. Drag each banner to the position you would like it to be in
  4. Click the publish button on the right hand side once you’re ready to share!
  5. You can save a draft if you would like to come back to it, click the button on the right side of the screen.

How can I schedule the publish date for a banner?

  1. You can choose a date that you want to publish, in the right box that says ‘publish’
  2. Select ‘edit’ where it says ‘publish immediately’ choose your date. This is good for events e.g. schedule Christmas party banner for 15th November 🎅🎄
Did this answer your question?