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External liftup

External liftups are used to create links to content residing outside the Aalto.fi site in a way that is cohesive with the rest of your page.
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Select External liftup from menu.

To create an external liftup hover your mouse on "Content" in the upper left-hand corner and select from the drop-down menu "Add content" followed by "External liftup".

Edit form of the Virtual Campus Experience external liftup
Basic information field

Enter link and click "Fill page details". The details and image of the page will be fetched and filled automatically. Edit any fields if necessary. Check the “Published” box and save.

Note that Drupal is not always able to fetch the image and information automatically, or these may not work for your content (these depend on the content you're linking to). So if these are not fetched, or they are not proper for your needs, please add an image and add/edit the text.

Once you have created your external liftup, you can add it to your page as a manual or single liftup component.

N.B.: Remember to create translations for your external liftups.

Examples of external liftups

First manual liftup in display size small, and below is a single liftup in display size medium

An aerial photo of the Aalto University campus at sunset.

Virtual Campus Experience (external link)

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. Experience the tour on desktop, mobile or with VR headset.

Virtual Campus Experience

Explore Aalto University’s campus from anywhere in the world! Our digital guides introduce you to our learning facilities, laboratories, workshops, service spots and outdoor spaces. Experience the tour on desktop, mobile or with VR headset.

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An aerial photo of the Aalto University campus at sunset.

Find out more about liftups

Liftups visualise content

Here, you will find a short description of and a link to the different liftup components available to you at aalto.fi. With them, you can visualise and highlight the versatile content on the site.

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