Work with news items

This section provides details on how to work with news items in Workplace.

Workplace provides the following types of news items to any logged in Workplace user:

  • News - an article whose purpose is to provide news about a particular topic to other Workplace users. An item of news is synonymous with articles on a news website, or articles in a newspaper or magazine, etc. A news item consists of:

    • a Title,

    • a Contact person’s details,

    • an Article Summary and Body, as well as

    • various other selectable categories of information that can be added to the news item.

  • Event - an article whose purpose is to advertise information about a particular event to other Workplace users. An event item consists of:

    • Start and End Dates,

    • a Location,

    • an Article Title,

    • a Contact person’s details,

    • an Article Summary and Body, as well as

    • various other selectable categories of information that can be added to the event item.

  • Announcement - an article whose purpose is to distribute important information about a particular subject to other Workplace users. Unlike a news item, relevancy of an announcement item is typically shorter than that of a news item. Like a news item, announcement item consists of:

    • a Title,

    • a Contact person’s details,

    • an Article Summary and Body, as well as

    • various other selectable categories of information that can be added to the news item.

  • Alert - an article whose purpose is similar to that of an announcement, but typically conveys more importance and/or urgency. Alert items have the same definable fields as those for announcements and news items.

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Access news

Once you are logged in, all news item features in Workplace can be accessed through NEWS on the mega menu in the header.

Learn more about working with news items in the News, events, announcements, and links section of this guide.

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