Tiles are a functionality utilised on cover pages, which allow the user to drag and drop different types of content in the place on the cover page they are required. A brief description of each tile type is as follows;
The banner tile is used for displaying images on a cover page that you do not wish to put text or any other information around. The width of the banner image will be controlled by the width of the column that it is placed into.
The carousel tile is for promoting the content across your website. It will allow you to display multiple items of content, with its image, title and description to help sign post users to the areas of the site you would like them to look at. There are multiple display options for the carousel tile, to present your content in different ways.
The featured tile is for creating a section of content that you can enhance with the formatting options to make it stand out to a user. You can add links from this section and format the title, but not the text.
The rich text tile is for adding a section of text that you wish to use rich text formatting on. You will be able to add titles, images and other media, as well as using other rich text fields available when creating other web content.
The list of items tile is used for displaying links to multiple items of content from multiple sections and different content types. You can add any item of content from any section of your website into this tile. The tile is customisable and allows various different layouts and options to manipulate how you display the information.
A collection tile is an automatically populating tile that will constantly keep itself up to date with the content that you would like to show on it so that you do not have to make manual updates. The collection tile is able to aggregate multiple different types of content from across your website. For example, you may wish for the tile to pull in all items of content that are tagged with a specific category on your website.