News Flash

News Flash

Copy a News Flash Item

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This article will show you how to copy an news flash item. This is particularly helpful when creating the same item with updated information.


  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > News Flash
  2. Select which category the News Flash item you would like to copy is in
  3. Find the item
  4. Select Choose an Action > Copy 
  5. An identical copy of the News Flash item will be displayed
  6. Update the news flash item
    • New Category: Select another News Flash category from the dropdown list to place the item in or leave the item in the same category and modify the content.
      • Note: Modifications may be made to any of the data fields before choosing a Save option.
  7. Saving Options
    • Save: will save the changes to be reviewed and published later
    • Save and Publish: will save and publish the changes
      • A notification window will open; your options to send the notification include:
        • Subject: Will auto-fill the subject of the item
        • 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
        • Select Send, Don’t Send, or Cancel: The notification will then send accordingly to those who have signed up in Notify Me for the selected News Flash category

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