This block allows you to select a series of images to create a decorative banner. This is useful when you have a range of images that are of different sizes and shapes.
You specify a width and height for the banner and a series of images from the file manager. The block will automatically scale and crop the images to evenly fit within the banner space.
For each image, cropping options are available - to indicate whether images should be cropped from the top, middle, bottom, left and right. The images can also be re-ordered.
Images can be added or removed from the series of images, with the block automatically recalculating and resizing/cropping the images.
If this block is used with only one image, it simply becomes a useful cropping tool for images (instead of editing the original image).
The block is suitable for use in a global area on a site as well as sidebar and main content areas.
Finally, this block will remember the last height and width settings used and will default to these values for new blocks.