Photo of desk with computer monitor displaying Montclair State University website.

Homepage Hero Carousel

Displays a set of items that the user can browse through in place of the homepage hero image. Because of conflicts with screen readers, the homepage carousel may not auto-rotate.

Carousel items must include an image, a label, and descriptive text. Call-to-action buttons are optional. The shortcode is structured as follows:


Screenshot of carousel on desktop

Homepage Carousel Attributes


Homepage Carousel Item Attributes

Name Possible Values Required Notes
background URL to an image (starting with /) Yes (none)
cta Any Text No The text displayed on the button. Default: “Read More”
label Any Text Yes Displays to the left of the headline – used as a category signifier.
link URL to a page Yes (none)

Code Sample


[homepageherocarouselitem background"/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/admissionsdeadlinenew.jpg" label="Admissions" cta="Apply Today" link=""]

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Apply by March 17, 2017


[homepageherocarouselitem background="/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Krupa-Greenstein.jpg" label="Academics" cta="Read More" link=""]

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