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Adding a blockquote into the content area

English speakers may not be famous for being au fait with foreign languages, but all of us use words taken from other languages every day.

Philip Durkin, deputy chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary

To add a blockquote into the content area of a page, so that a display quotes shows, similar to those used in news stories on the main website (see, for instance http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/feeling-powerless-increases-the-weight-of-the-world-literally), so extra coding needs to be added through the 'html' editing in the content area.

 

Markup

I have embedded a quote floated next to the paragraph above as an example. The code for adding the quote itself is as follows - this needs to be added before the text next to which it is floated:

<blockquote class="clearfix embed-quote">
<p class="campl-quote-mark">English speakers may not be famous for being au fait with foreign languages, but all of us use words taken from other languages every day.</p>
<p class="cite">Philip Durkin, deputy chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary</p>
</blockquote>

The class="campl-quote-mark" causes the closing quote marks to appear. If you want more than one paragraph, add a plain paragraph of text before this styled paragraph.

If you want to add a quote in a static text portlet in the right hand column you can change the class to be

<blockquote class="clearfix embed-quote-full">

and it will fill the width of the column.