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Custom Content Channel

Gary Ploski Updated by Gary Ploski

This channel is a standard in all Opals and is updated regularly. The content type specifications are independent of established in-market channels and designs. Please contact support if you have questions about Opal's representation.

Content Types

  • Generic
  • Longform (no longer available for new custom channels)
  • Text Editor
  • Modules
  • URL Preview
  • Asset / Document
  • Audio

Generic

  • Text - Unlimited
  • Asset - Select up to 100 images, 100 videos, 100 files, or 10 audio files

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • Desktop Standard

Longform

Alert: Text Editor has replaced Longform for freeform text entry. Longform is no longer in development.
  • Text - Unlimited characters
  • Asset - Unlimited characters

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • No device views are available

Text Editor

Note: Text Editor is in beta. Please contact support@workwithopal.com about issues or to submit feedback.
  • Text - Unlimited characters
  • Asset - Unlimited assets

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • No device views are available

Modules

  • Heading 1 Text - Unlimited characters
    • Alignment: Left, Center, Right
  • Heading 2 Text - Unlimited characters
    • Alignment: Left, Center, Right
    • Text Layout: 1-6 columns
  • Body Text - Unlimited characters
    • Alignment: Left, Center, Right
    • Text Layout: 1-6 columns
  • CTA - Unlimited characters, 1 URL
    • Alignment: Left, Center, Right
    • Text Layout: 1-6 columns
    • Secondary CTA - Unlimited characters, 1 URL
  • Asset - One asset
    • Placeholder: 600px x 310px, fixed width, flexible height, 1:1
    • Text Layout: 1-6 columns
  • Asset & Description - Asset, Header text, Description text, Primary CTA, Secondary CTA
    • Asset: One image or video
    • Asset Placeholder: 270 px x 270 px, fixed width
    • Asset Alignment: Left, Right
    • Header Text: Unlimited characters
    • Description Text: Unlimited characters
    • Primary CTA: Unlimited characters, 1 URL
    • Secondary CTA: Unlimited characters, 1 URL
  • Hero - Asset, Header text, Description text, Primary CTA, Secondary CTA
    • Asset: One asset or video
    • Asset: Details pending
    • Alignment: Left, Center, Right
    • Header Text: Unlimited characters
    • Description Text: Unlimited characters
    • Primary CTA: Unlimited characters, 1 URL
    • Secondary CTA: Unlimited characters, 1 URL
Tip: After selecting modules, click “Save as Content Type” to create a custom content type for your team.

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • Desktop Standard

URL Preview

  • URL - A complete URL including http:// or https://
    • Dimensions: 600px x 600px, preview is scrollable if the height exceeds 600px
Tip: Update the preview of a URL by clicking the “Refresh” button next to the time stamp.
Note: The URL must be publicly available A preview cannot be created for password protected URLs.

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • Desktop Standard

Asset / Document

  • Asset - Select up to 1 image, 1 video, or 1 file

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • Desktop Standard

Audio

  • Asset - Select up to 100 files or 1 audio file

Channel Options

  • No channel options are available

Device Views

  • Desktop Standard

Additional Information

Administration

  • When setting up a Custom channel, the sub-channel name can be set to your preferred terminology, e.g. Account, Pages, List, Placement, Endcap, etc.
    Sub-Channel Name - 20 characters

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