Title Banners include:

  • Heading (red, all caps) in a light grey text box beneath the banner image
  • Optional smaller subheading for the "parent" section on top of the heading (black, all caps)
  • Background image
    • Height of banner image can be customized
  • Color overlay (optional)
  • Two colored triangles on the top left and bottom right corners (color can be customized)

Title Banners must be used with a Landing Page or Homepage page layout.

Available in zones:

  • Top Zone


  • Users must be added to the "Graphic Designers" permissions group in order to use this content type.
  • If you would like access to use this content type, please submit a request form.

How to use it

Navigate to the section where you wish to add the Title Banner.

Make sure that this section is using a Landing Page or Homepage page layout. Click here to find out how to change your page layout

Then click "create content" and select "Title Banner."

Note: If "title banner" does not appear in your list of content, you may not be part of the "Graphic Designers" permissions group. Request permission by submitting a request form.

Screen shot of Title Banner content type

Required fields

  • Name
    • The text in this field is for internal, informational purposes only, and appears in the list of 'content in this section.'
  • Section Name
    • The text in this field becomes the large red title or heading in the banner.
    • This is typically the name of the section (or page) that the banner is appearing on.
  • Image for Medium-Large screens
    • This image will be shown on screens over 992 pixels wide (such as large laptops and desktop computers).
    • The recommended size for title banner images is at least 1920x700 pixels in size.
    • Need a banner photo? University Photographer Yosef Kalinko shares his photography for use in university marketing print and web materials using the Photoshelter Photography Database.
  • Overlay Color
    • Radio button field to select the brand color for the color overlay on top of the background image.
  • Triangle Color
    • Radio button field to select the color of the triangles which appear on the top left and bottom right corners of the banner.
    • You'll want to select a color that contrasts well with the overlay color.

Optional fields

  • Top Level Section
    • The text in this field will become a smaller subtitle, in black all-caps, on top of the main title.
    • This typically should be the name of the top-level or parent section.
  • Image height for Medium-Large image
    • Usually 300px–450px. If you do not specify a height, then your banner will default to being 350px.
  • Background horizontal positioning
    • This should either be left, center, or right. The default value is left. You can also specify vertical positioning in this field, such as top or bottom.
  • Custom Banner CSS
    • If you are familiar with CSS, you can use this field to add custom styling to your banner.