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Add a News Flash Item

Who can use this feature?

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Overview

This article will show you how to add an item in News Flash.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > News Flash
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  2. Find which category you would like to add an item to
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  3. Select Choose an Action > Add Item 
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  4. Fill in the information
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    • Display: Allows you to choose when this item will display
      • Start Date/Time: Choose a date and time to start displaying
      • Stop Date/Time: Choose a date and time to expire the item
    • Title: Title of headline 
    • Lead In: Brief synopsis describing the item
    • Full Text: Full description of item
    • “Read On…” Text: Allows you to change what the Full-Text link says
    • Link: Link to the item
      • Open in new window: Select to open the link in a new window
    • Show Archives: Choose Yes/No to display previous items
    • Image: Click Choose Image to attach an image to the item
      • Alignment: Choose where to display the image
    • Scroll to the top and click Save and Publish
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    • Fill in Notification options
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      • Subject: Auto-fill with the subject information
      • Comments: Attach a brief description of the alert
      • Mobile Text/Push Message: Attach a message to the SMS notification
      • Include link to item: Provides a link to the item within the SMS message for a user to select via their mobile device.
      • Send:
        • On Start Date: Sends the notification on the start date previously set
        • Immediately: Sends the notification immediately
      • Include New or Modified status in email subject: Choose to attach a tag that indicates the item as being New or Modified
      • Select Send, Don’t Send, or Cancel: Notification will send accordingly to those who have signed up in Notify Me for the selected News Flash category



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    Harlan Bryan

    The video on this page is for Site Properties, not NewsFlash. Is there any information about inserting images in the Editor box (not Insert Image)? If you insert an image in the Editor box what are the recommended sizes and where does that image show up? - Thank you!