The News app will enable you to post and manage news that you would like to publish on your site. Examples of News items might be recent developments in projects that you're affiliated with, awards, course-related updates, a new book or article releases, press mentions, etc. The News app, like other apps, can be set as private or public giving you control over how and to whom content is displayed.
Enabling the News App
Before adding any News items, you must first make sure the app is enabled.
1. Go to the control panel at the top of the page.
2. Hover over "BUILD".
3. Click on "APPS" within the Manage menu.
4. Search for "NEWS".
5. In the drop down menu, click "PUBLIC".
6. SAVE CONFIGURATION at the bottom of the page.
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Adding News Items
The News link should now appear in the primary menu. Click on it to begin adding items. While in the News page, click on the "Add New" button, which will present you with two options.
Select the News button and enter in the new's title, date, description and hit save. You have now created a News item.
For information on how to utilize the "Import News" feature that will pull a news feed from an RSS feed, please see our "Import News via RSS Feed" page.
Tip: Choose a Thumbnail Image
When you add a photo to a News item, an automatically formatted thumbnail will display when the post is listed anywhere on your site. This both looks attractive, and will help visitors to locate memorable news.
Viewing News Items
All of your news items can be viewed by clicking on "News" in the primary menu of your site. You can also view and manage news items by navigating to the Control Panel and clicking on the "Content" button . On the right column under "Type" you will see a drop down menu where you can click on "News" which will display a list of your news items.