Create an article

Guide

NEWS, EVENTS, ANNOUNCEMENT, AND ALERT ARTICLES

Get started

  1. Navigate to the News and events listing page (by clicking on 'News' in the megamenu).

  2. Click on the 'Create article' button. This will result in you being directed to the 'Create an article' page.

Complete the Create an article form

Please note: each organisation has a customised version of the Create an article form. Fields will vary depending on how your organisation has customised the form.

How to complete the example form
  1. Complete all of the following fields within the form.

    1. Upload image:

      1. Click on the 'Choose file' button.

        • Please note: images for articles need to be 900px wide by 410px tall.

      2. Select a file to upload.

    2. Article title: Enter in a title for the article (character limited to 42 characters).

    3. Contact name: Enter in a contact name.

    4. Contact number: Enter in a contact number.

    5. Article summary: Enter in an article summary, to display on the listing items if no image is included (character limited to 142 characters).

      • Please note: instructions for the markdown editor can be found in the Social collaboration section of this guide.

    6. Article body: Enter in the contents of the article.

      • Please note: instructions for the markdown editor can be found in the Social collaboration section of this guide.

    7. Article type: Select an article type from the dropdown list (e.g. News, Event, Announcement).

      • Please note: if you select 'Event' from the dropdown list, you will need to complete the following additional fields.

        • Start date: Enter in the event start date and time.

        • End date: Enter in the event end date and time.

        • Location: Enter in the event location.

    8. Article topic: Select an article topic if one applies.

  2. Click 'Create new article' button.

Once you have completed the form, your article will be created and included in the News and events listing page within your Squiz Workplace.

Get started

  1. Navigate to the News and events listing page (by clicking on 'News' in the megamenu).

  2. Add '/_edit' to the URL of the page. This will open up the Edit+ Interface.

  3. Click on Create new asset button. This will open the Asset creation wizard.

  4. In the Asset creation wizard, click on Other from the left-hand-side menu.

  5. From the Other options provided, select the Link asset.

  6. In the Asset creation wizard, enter in the details for the link:

    1. Enter a title: enter in a title for the link.

    2. Show in menu?: select 'Yes' for the page to be visible to public viewers in the site’s menu, select 'No' for the page to be hidden from public viewers.

    3. Create locations: click on Select new location to choose a location for the page.

      • It should be located under your News and events listing page.

    4. Click Create.

  7. In the Asset creation wizard:

    1. Click Edit to go to the Details screen of the page.

    2. Click Close to return to the location you were at previously.

Once you’ve created your link asset, you’ll need to configure the details for it. Check out the Configure the article section of this guide for next steps.

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