News Flash

News Flash

Add a News Flash Category

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This article will show you how to add a category.


  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > News Flash
  2. Select Add Category
  3. Fill in the information
    • Category Name: Name of the category displayed to the public
    • 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
    • Show Lead In
      • Never: Will not show the lead in for the description
      • Always: Will always show the lead in for the description
      • Only if Full Text is blank: Will only show the lead in if the full-text area is blank
    • 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
    • Allow SMS: Choose Yes or No
    • Email List: Allows you to send out emails to a 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      • Author: Submit new items, modify/delete unpublished items
      • Publisher: Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items and accept/reject submitted items
      • Owner: Publish new items, modify/delete unpublished items, modify/delete published items, accept/reject submitted items, create/modify categories and assign category permissions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. Scroll to the top and select a saving option
    • Cancel: Will delete what you’ve done
    • Save: Will save the work as an unpublished draft
    • Save & Submit (Authors only): Will save the work as an unpublished draft and notify a publisher that it is ready for review
    • Save & Publish: Will save the work and publish it for viewing

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