Set Up Storyly Bar

UI Customizations

This guide shows you how to customize the story experience of your users.

Story Group Text Not Seen Color

This attribute changes the text color of the story group.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextColor: "HEX/RGBA"
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Seen Color

This styling changes the text color of the story group that are seen by the user. The default seen story group text color is #333.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextSeenColor: "HEX/RGBA"
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Visibility

This styling changes the visibility of story group text.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextVisibility: true/false
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Font

This styling changes the font of story group text.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextFont: "FONT"
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Size

This styling changes the size of the story group text. The default story group text size is 12.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextSize: "PIXEL" // e.g. 4
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Weight

This styling changes the weight of the story group text. The default story group text weight is normal.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextWeight: 'CSS' // e.g. normal
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Line Height

This styling changes the height of the story group text lines. The default story group text line height is 1.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextLineHeight: '1' 
  }
}); 

Story Group Text Margin Top

This styling changes the distance between the story group text and story group icon. The default distance in between is 6.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupTextMarginTop: "PIXEL"
  }
}); 

Story Group Pin Icon Image

This attribute changes the image of the story group pin icon.

In order the set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupPinIcon: 'URL'
  }
}); 

Story Group Pin Icon Background Color

This styling changes the background color of story group pin icon.

In order the set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupPinBackgroundColor: "HEX/RGBA" // e.g. #FFCB00
  }
}); 

Story Group Pin Icon Border Color

This styling changes the border color of story group pin icon.

In order the set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupPinBorderColor: "HEX/RGBA" // e.g. #FFCB00
  }
}); 

Story Group Icon Border Seen State Color

This attribute changes the border color of the story group icons that are seen by the user. The border consists of color gradients.

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Warning

At least 2 colors must be defined in order to use this attribute. If a single color is requested, a same color code can be used twice.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupIconBorderColorSeen: ["HEX/RGBA", "HEX/RGBA"]
  }
}); 

Story Group Icon Border Not Seen State Color

This attribute changes the border color of the story group icons that are unseen by the user. The border consists of color gradients.

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Warning

At least 2 colors must be defined in order to use this attribute. If a single color is requested, a same color code can be used twice.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupIconBorderColorNotSeen: ["HEX/RGBA", "HEX/RGBA"]
  }
}); 

Story Group Icon and Border Gap Thickness

This styling changes the gap thickness between the story group icon and seen/unseen border. The default gap in between is 2.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyBorderGapSize: "PIXEL"
  }
}); 

Story Group Icon and Border Gap Color

This styling changes the gap color between the story group icon and seen/unseen border. The default color of the gap is #fff.

In order to set this styling, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyBorderGapColor: "HEX/RGBA"
  }
}); 

Story Group Size

This attribute changes the size of the story group. The default story group size is 50x50.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupSize: "PIXELxPIXEL" // e.g. 50x50
  }
}); 

Story Group Border Size

This attribute changes the border size of the story group. The default story group border size is 4.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupBorderSize: "PIXEL" // e.g. 4 
  }
}); 

Story Group Icon Styling

This styling changes the shape of the story group icons, their corners, and the distance between each other. Users can create square, rectangular shape, circle, and oval-shaped icons using these attributes.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupBorderRadius: "PIXEL" // e.g. 10
  }
});

Story Group List Styling

This styling changes the distance between the story groups.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupMarginHorizontal: "PIXEL" // e.g. 10
  }
}); 

Story Group List Alignment

This styling changes the alignment of the story groups.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupAlign: "left/center/right"
  }
});

Story Group Animation

This attribute adds an animation to the story group cover.

storylyWeb.init({
  ...
  props: { 
    storyGroupAnimation: {
      type: String,
      mode: Boolean,
    }
});

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Warning

  • type is the type of the animation, and currently there is only 1 type, which is pulse.
  • Story Group animation applies to Unseen Story Groups only.
  • Story Group animation is not available for Custom Story Group Styling.
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Warning

  • The default mode is false. When it's false, animations will be applied to all Story Groups. (see above)
  • If the mode is set as true, animations will be applied to 1st Story Group only. (see below)
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Storyly Bar Scroll Indicator

This styling adds the scroll indicator to your the Storyly Bar.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: {
    scrollIndicator: Boolean, // e.g. true/false
    scrollIndicatorOptions: {
      indicatorWidth: Number, // e.g. 32
      indicatorHeight: Number, // e.g. 32
      indicatorBorderRadius: Number, // e.g. 16
      indicatorBorderColor: "HEX/RGBA", // e.g. #D8D8D8
      indicatorBoxBackgroundColor: "HEX/RGBA", // e.g. #FFFFFF
      indicatorDefaultIconsColor: "HEX/RGBA", // e.g. #000000
      indicatorBoxShadow: 'CSS',
      customLeftIndicator: URL,
      customRightIndicator: URL,
      leftIndicatorMargin: Number, // e.g. 8
      rightIndicatorMargin: Number, // e.g. 8
    }
  }
}); 

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Warning

The customLeftIndicator and customRightIndicator URL extensions must be either .jpeg or .png.

Story Interactive Text Font

This styling changes the typeface of all text view's font in interactive components.

In order to set this attribute, use the following method:

storylyWeb.init({    
  ...
  props: { 
    storyTextFont: "FONT"
  }
}); 

Custom Story Group Styling

This guide shows you how to customize the story group view's style. Storyly provides three different pre-defined story group styles; Small, Large and Custom. However, if you want to use different style other than these pre-defined ones or if pre-defined ones do not satisfy your expectations then you should follow this section.

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Warning

If you are using pre-defined sizes and want to apply only some customizations, follow UI Customizations section.

Customizable Classes

The following classes are fully customizable.

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Tip

Please note that the following classes are optional.

storyly__story-preview     
storyly__story-group-cover 
storyly__story-group-pin   
storyly__story-group-title 
storyly__story-group-seen 

Storyly Web SDK allows you to create custom Story Groups in the initialization process. Please use the following defination to use your HTML to set custom Story Groups.

storylyWeb.init({
  ...
  customStoryGroupHTML: "HTML"
});

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Tip

If you use storyly__story-preview class, Storyly will use the image screenshot of the first unseen Story. If the Story content is a video, Storyly will use the thumbnail of the video.

Custom Story Group Structure

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You can use the following template to create custom Story Groups. custom-story-group-container and custom-story-group class names are defined by us for example purposes only.
You may simply add the classes which we have described above in the following HTML template.

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Warning

The following HTML must be defined between div tags.

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Warning

You must use img tag for storyly__story-group-cover class.

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The following HTML must be String.

<div class="custom-story-group-container">
    <div class="custom-story-group">
        <div class="storyly__story-preview" fallbackURL="https://g2.img-dpreview.com/C7E98764B33A491FB5130BBDBB17E78C.jpg"></div>
          <img class="storyly__story-group-cover" />
          <span class="storyly__story-group-pin">
            <svg width="24" height="24" viewBox="0 0 24 24" fill="none" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
               <rect x="0.25" y="0.25" width="23.5" height="23.5" rx="11.75" fill="white" stroke="#D3D3DC" stroke-width="0.5">
               <rect width="12" height="12" transform="translate(6 6)" fill="white"/>
               <path fill-rule="evenodd" clip-rule="evenodd" d="M12 7L13.545 10.13L17 10.635L14.5 13.07L15.09 16.51L12 14.885L8.91 16.51L9.5 13.07L7 10.635L10.455 10.13L12 7V7Z" stroke="#242450" stroke-linecap="round" stroke-linejoin="round"/>
            </svg>  
           </span>
    </div>
</div>

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Tip

If storyly__story-group-preview class cannot fetch the data, the fallbackURL will be used as preview image.

Class Examples

The following classes are example purposes only. You may customize your own CSS by using the following classes.

    .custom-story-group-container {
      cursor: pointer;
      height: 230px;
      width: 107px;
      margin-right: 24px;
    }
    .custom-story-group-container .custom-story-group {
      position: relative;
      cursor: pointer;
      height: 190px;
      width: 107px;
      border-radius: 16px;
      border: 1px solid rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
    }
    .custom-story-group .storyly__story-preview {
      position: absolute;
      left: 0;
      right: 0;
      top: 0;
      bottom: 0;
      background-size: cover;
      background-position: center;
      background-repeat: no-repeat;
      border-radius: 16px;
    }
    .custom-story-group .storyly__story-group-cover {
      height: 72px;
      width: 72px;
      border-radius: 50%;
      position: absolute;
      bottom: -36px;
      left: 18px;
      border: 3px solid #ffffff;
      box-sizing: border-box;
      filter: drop-shadow(0px 16px 20px rgba(36, 36, 80, 0.16));
    }
    .custom-story-group .storyly__story-group-pin {
      z-index: 1;
      position: absolute;
      right: 8px;
      top: 8px;
    }

SetProperties Method

This section shows you how to change Properties after initializing Storyly Web SDK.

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Before you begin

You need to have the working Storyly integration as described in Initial Web SDK Setup.

In order to change the Properties, use the following method;

storylyWeb.setProperties({
  storyGroupAlign: "left",
  storyGroupSize: "90x90",
});

Remove Method

This section shows you how to remove all Storyly assets.

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Before you begin

You need to have the working Storyly integration as described in Initial Web SDK Setup.

In order to remove all Storyly assets, use the following method;

storylyWeb.remove();