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News Flash

Modify a News Flash Category

Who can use this feature?

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This article will show you how to modify a category.


  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > News Flash
  2. Find the category you want to modify and select Choose an Action > Properties
  3. Modify the appropriate information
    • Category Name: Name of the category
    • Description: Short description that will display on the Notify Me Module page for people to subscribe to receive email notifications of the newsflash
    • Template: Controls the design that will appear for items associated with this category
      • Note: If one is not selected, the default site design will be used.
    • Show Lead In:
      • Only if Complete Text is Blank: Description field will display if the full text is empty
      • Never: Never displays the description field
      • Always: Always display the description field
    • Show Archives: Allows you to show archives
      • Note: 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
    • Allow SMS: Choose to allow SMS notifications
    • Email List: Allows you to send out emails to listserv
    • 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      • Author: Submit new items, modify/delete unpublished items
      • Publisher: Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items and accept/reject submitted items
      • Owner: Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items, accept/reject submitted items, create/modify categories and assign category permissions
  4. Choose a saving option
    • Cancel: Will delete what you’ve done
    • Save: Will save the work as an unpublished draft
    • Save & Submit: Will save the work and send a notification that it has been updated to subscribers (Authors only)

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