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Creating News Articles and Categories

Creating a News Article

To create a news article, click on Site Settings then News.

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Alternatively, you can also go into Dashboard.

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Click on News & eNewsletters.

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Click on Manage News Articles.

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Both methods will take you to the News window, click on + Add Article as highlighted below.

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Here, you can add a title, content and style your news article. 

 

ADDING MEDIA TO NEWS ARTICLE

Image

To add an image, check that the media section is on the Image tab (which it is by default) and click on Add.

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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

 

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A caption can be added to the photo by ticking the Display photo caption box and entering the text into the field below. 

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There is also the option to display the photo in full width. To do this, tick the Display photo full width option.

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This is how the news article will display the image when using the News Article widget:

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Video

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.

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Add the link into the YouTube Address box as below and click on Save.

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Embed Media into the News Article Content

To embed media within the content section click the Media Embed icon in the editing toolbar.

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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

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You can also embed an image that you have uploaded by clicking on the Image icon.

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Choose from the images that you have already uploaded or upload a new one from your device. You can also add a caption to the image by ticking on the Display photo caption option and adding the caption on the text box as shown below.

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ADDING NEWS INTO CATEGORIES

News articles can be grouped with like articles by adding them to a category. To do this click None selected under Categories.

Note: If you have not yet created categories, please view this support article.

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Tick the categories in which you want the article to be added to.

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OTHER DISPLAY OPTIONS

Summary Text

On this view, 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.

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This is how the customised summary text displays on the News Feed Widget:

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Visible for Mobile

You can also opt to not display a news article on mobile by unticking the Visible for mobile option.

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Click Save Article

 

Managing News Articles and Categories

How to edit or delete a news article

How to create Categories and assign one a news article to one or more Categories

 

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