The Collection component creates a collection of stories. For example, if you placed stories within a collection called Art, you could display those in a grid layout on the home page of your site.
Optional Title – Display an optional heading to be used within the Collection component.
Category – Select the category that you want stories to be displayed from.
Posts to Show – The number of stories that will be displayed in the collection. If a number is not entered, all posts from the category (see above) will be displayed.
Columns – Stories are displayed in a grid. How many columns should the grid be?
Splash Mode – Setting this to on will display only the actual categories on your site as well as the category titles.