Displays elements horizontally and adds the ability to scroll to offscreen elements.
The shelf element is a horizontal row consisting of one or more elements. The user navigates along the items on a shelf by clicking left or right on the remote, and chooses an element by clicking the Select button on the remote. The generic shelf element structure is displayed first, followed by several standard shelf configurations. Here's an example showing the basic layout of a shelf element.
There are several standard shelf configurations that are used to display related content.
The shelf element can display information about other products that have been watched by people who have also watched the selected product. The shelf displays the image you associate with the also-watched product, and the title is only displayed when the also-watched product is in focus. Here's an example of a shelf element that contains three other products.
The shelf element can display information about the cast and crew associated with the product. Each person is represented by a large circle that contains the individual’s initials. Below the circle is the individual’s name and the name of the character they play. Here's an example of a shelf element that contains three cast members.
The shelf element can display information about additional items included with the product. Common additional items include deleted scenes, extended scenes, and trailers. The listing below shows an example of a shelf element that contains a link to the online extras, a brief description of the extras, and a product trailer.
The extras shelf typically contains two sections. The first section contains an image of the additional items and a description of the items. Users can click the image to access the additional items. The second section contains a preview image of a trailer for the original product that users can click to view the trailer. Additional trailers require additional sections.
The shelf element can display a list of ratings and reviews of the item it is associated with. Typically, a lockup element is displayed, followed by one or more buttonLockup elements. Common rating lockups contain information from iTunes or Rotten Tomatoes.