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Whatfix Slideshows
  • 02 Sep 2021
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Whatfix Slideshows

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One of the outputs that Whatfix supports is a slideshow. Slideshows can be embedded into your knowledge base. The advantage with slideshows is that whenever there is a UI change on your application, all you need to do is update the associated Flow. The slideshow content is auto updated in your knowledge base. The users can see the flow as a slideshow or run them live.


To embed a slideshow,
  1. Navigate to the Whatfix Dashboard. 


    Screenshot 2021-03-15 at 4.28.13 PM(2)

  2. Open the Flow you want to embed and click Embed drop-down menu.
    embed_video_export

  3. Click Slideshow.
    Embed_slideshow

  4. Configure the appearance and order of your slideshow using the options available. 
    embed_ss_options.png

  5. Select the language in which you want to display the Slideshow content.

    This option is available only if you have translated the content in a different language in the languages page. If not, skip this step. 
    slideshow_lang_dropdown.png

  6. Depending on the environment and format that you are working on, copy the respective HTML/ code. 
    embed_ss_copy_code_button.png

  7. Paste the copied code in your content in the place where you want to display the slideshow.

Note
  • Changes made to the task are automatically reflected in the embedded slideshow once the associated Flow is updated.
  • If you use CDN servers, you need to push your changes to production before the updates are visible in multi formats.
  • The first page of the slideshow provides slideshow details.

Customizing the size of the slideshows:

By changing the following attributes in the div element, you can control the slideshow size:

While using the Div Embed options:

data-size = "custom"

data-height = ""

data-width = ""

Div Embed

Sample div: <div data-href="//whatfix.com/deck.html" data-flow="<flow_id>" data-suggest="1" data-size="custom" data-height="700" data-width="850"></div>

While using the iFrame Embed options:

Modify the height and width properties of the inline CSS of iFrame element.

Add height and width properties to the URL parameters.

Add "custom" at the beginning of the URL hash.

Iframe Embed

src="//whatfix.com/<ent_id>/deck.html?suggest=1&closeable=false&height=700&width=850#!custom/<flow_id>/"></iframe>
Note
  • If you are using an image in the description field, there are chances that some parts of the image may get cut off in certain output formats.
  • Content is cut off in the article embed format if you have more than 350 characters in the description.
    broken_slide_textimg

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