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Modify a News Flash Category

Instructions

  1. Log in to the admin side of your website.
  2. Go to Modules > Content > News Flash.
  3. Find which unpublished category to modify.
  4. Select Choose an Action > Properties.
  5. You will automatically be on the Category Details
  6. 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    • Author – Submit new items, modify/delete unpublished items
    • Publisher – Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items and accept/reject submitted items
    • Owner – Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items, accept/reject submitted items, create/modify categories and assign category permissions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
  7. 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    • Save – Will save the work as an unpublished draft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 & Send– Will save the work and send a notification that it has been updated to subscribers



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