Creating a SPIF Bank

SPIF Overview

SPIFs have two components: SPIF Items and SPIF Banks.

SPIF Items are the individual slides or pieces of information you see in the SPIF; you switch between items by clicking on the left or right arrows at the top right corner of the SPIF.

SPIF Banks are the "framework" that contain the Items. These Items can be explicitly called SPIF Items; or you can also use different Widgets as Items. Procedurally, you need to create the Items/widgets first, then you can create a Bank to contain those Items.

Peruse the navigation on the left to read instructions on how to create widgets and SPIF Items.

Get Started

  1. Go to _widgets/YOUR FOLDER/spif/banks.
  2. Click New/widget/SPIF Bank.
  3. If you don't see a folder with that name you can create one. Highlight _widgets/Your Folder, then go to New/Default/Folder in the blue Task Bar. Give the new folder a system name of spif-banks and click Submit to save it in the system.


  1. System name: Use lowercase-no space.
    Display name: You can create a name. (This field is not visible to site visitors and is not required.)
    Title: You can create a title. (This field is not visible to site visitors and is not required.)
  2. Create the SPIF bank Title: This will display as the Bank Header.
  3. Add SPIF Items to your bank.

screenshot of a SPIF bank example, showing the Title text entry field, and with three SPIF Items listed

Finish Up

  1. Click on Submit to save your work.
  2. Publish (or send the request to publish). Widgets must be published separately from your page.
  3. Add your widget to your web page.