News Flash


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Add a News Flash Category

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Note: Only System Administrators and Owners can add News Flash categories

Instructions

  1. Log in to the admin side of your website.
  2. Go to Modules > Content > News Flash.
  3. Select the Add Category

  4. You will automatically be on the Category Details
  5. Use the following information to complete the data fields. Mandatory fields are noted with a red asterisk.
    • Category Name – Put what you’d like to name the category here (A red asterisk indicates this is a mandatory field).
    • Description – This is a short description that will display on the Notify Me Module page for people to subscribe to receive email notifications of the newsflash.
    • Show Description – Choose from the following options:
      • Only if Complete Text is Blank – The description field will display if the full text is empty.
      • Never – Never displays the description field.
      • Always – Always display the description field.
    • Show Archives – The default will show as Yes or No. If the default is set at the module level, it cannot be changed here.
    • Allow Subscribers – Allows users to subscribe to this category via Notify Me.
    • Email List – This is so you can send out emails to a list-serv.
    • Permissions – Setting permissions at the category level is suggested.
      • View – May view the live side only
      • Author – Submit new items, modify/delete unpublished items
      • Publisher – Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items and accept/reject submitted items
      • Owner – Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items, accept/reject submitted items, create/modify categories and assign category permissions
      • System Administrator – Automatically has rights to all of the above
  6. Select Options to complete adding/creating a category:
    • Cancel – Will delete what you’ve done
    • Save – Will save the work as an unpublished draft
    • Save & Submit – Will save the work as an unpublished draft and notify a publisher that it is ready for review (option is for Authors only)
    • Save & Publish – Will save the work and publish it for viewing

 

Publish a Category

  1. Log in to the admin side of your website.
  2. Go to Modules > Modules > News Flash.
  3. Find which unpublished category to publish.
  4. Select Choose an Action > Publish

 

Unpublish a Category

  1. Log in to the admin side of your website.
  2. Go to Modules > Modules > News Flash.
  3. Find which published category to unpublish.
  4. Select Choose an Action > Unpublish

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