With the Hero web part, you can make your SharePoint site look even more appealing and draw attention to certain parts of it. It’s a standard component of communication sites, but you can add it to other pages as well.
What can you do with Hero? You can make up to five items stand out with attractive images, text and links. In this blog post, we’ll explain how you can add and customise Hero.
Please note: To create or edit pages, you’ll need the relevant permissions. If you can’t add a page even though you’re the owner, the manager may have turned off this functionality.
When you create a communication site, the Hero web part is included in the page by default. The standard image, text and links to be edited are automatically filled out with images, text, pages, URLs or documents.
If you select Topic for the desired type of communication site, the standard Hero layout consists of five tiles that are shown next to each other. You can set up one to five tiles:
If you select Showcase for the desired type of communication site, the standard Hero layout is a vertical layout with three layers. You can set up one to five layers:
You can change the layout of the Hero web part to a grid with vertical layers by using the Edit web part [Knop Webonderdeel bewerken] button. You can also edit the URLs, images and text for every tile or layer with their respective Edit details [Details bewerken] button.
1. Edit web part button
2. Edit details button
The Hero web part was designed to be displayed across the full width of the page. If you prefer not using the full width, you can resize it to a narrower column.
You can add a Hero web part to a page on a team site or a communication site.
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