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Components

Also known as: Content types

"Components" is the term that describes the specific formats that display content and create the user experience of your website. These include:

What you'll find in this section

Each component available in Compass has its own descriptive page. On each page, you'll find:

  • Examples: Quick examples to show how the component will display on the page
  • Code reference: Links to repository that holds the source files of front-end assets associated with Compass
  • When to use: Recommendations about when to use the component on your site
  • How to use: Basic instructions on how to add the component to your site
  • Tips: Recommendations and best practices for using the component on your site
  • Requirements: Specific information that must be included when using the component
  • Accessibility considerations: Guidelines for ensuring the component is accessible to all users

Contact us

If you need additional help, contact our team at compass@vcu.edu or attend a Web Services consultation session.

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