1 Creating a News Article
To create a news article, click on Site Settings then News.
Alternatively, you can also go into Dashboard.
Click on News & eNewsletters.
Click on Manage News Articles.
Both methods will take you to the News window, click on + Add Article as highlighted below.
You will then be redirected to the page where you add the content.
2 Adding Content
First, add your title on the text box provided.
You can also set the summary text that shows for each news article when they are displayed on a News Feed Widget by unticking Auto generate summary and typing in your own news article summary on the text box that appears.
Next, add the body of the news article to the Content text box.
You can customise the text style and format with the functions available on the text editing ribbon.
3 Adding media to news article
To add an image, check that the media section is on the Image tab (which it is by default) and click on Add.
You can either choose from the images you have already uploaded or upload a new one from your device by clicking on Upload an Image.
You can add a video by clicking the Video tab. Click Add and paste the URL into the box pop-up box. Only YouTube videos are accepted.
Add the link into the YouTube Address box as below and click on Save.
More options for media settings are found on Advanced Options.
3c. Embed Media into the News Article Content
To embed media within the content section click the Media Embed icon in the editing toolbar.
On the image or video you want to embed, right click and select copy link address. Paste the URL into the pop-up box and click OK.
You can also embed an image that you have uploaded by clicking on the Image icon.
Choose from the images that you have already uploaded or upload a new one from your device. To add a caption, please refer to Media Settings.
4 Adding Categories and Tags
News articles can be grouped with like articles by adding them to a category or by adding tags on them. For more instructions on how to do this, please see this support article.
5 Advanced Options
You can further customise your news article by clicking on Advanced Options to expand these settings.
5a. Mobile Settings
You can untick Display on Mobile App if you do not want the news article to display on the mobile app.
5b. Media Settings
Customise how the media you uploaded is displayed by ticking on Display photo full width and Display photo caption. Add the caption on the text box.
5c. Schedule Settings
If you want to set the article to be published in advance and only display for a limited time, click on the boxes under Publish Date and Hide Date and select dates from the date picker.
You can also specify a time on the date selected by clicking on the clock icon on the date picker and set the time.
Articles that have a schedule set on them will be showing a clock icon as highlighted below.
Click Save Article
6 Editing or Deleting a News Article
If you were wanting to amend or delete a news article, please see this support article.