Learn more about ‘News’

What's New

The intranet wide update in January 2024 includes significant improvements and changes. 

Improvements applied to existing features and functionality include:

    • Left Hand Side (LHS) - the LHS of the users screen has now been prioritised for just content creation.
    • Right Hand Side (RHS) - the RHS Draw is now the ‘administrative’ section of the content types. 
    • Configuration Panel - Is now located at the bottom of the content type and contains ‘Engage’, ‘Links’, ‘Promote’, ‘Search’, ‘Tags’ and ‘Target’
    • WYSIWYG Options - Post update when you access the WYSIWYG you will see the options specific to your role


‘Create’ news article

  1. Navigate to the ‘Workbar’ and select the ‘Create’ icon (+)

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  2. Select “News” under the “Content” heading
  3. You will be directed to the ‘Create News’ screen. 
  4. Give your ‘News’ a title
  5. To add text and other elements into the body of the page, click on ‘Start typing’ .

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  6. On the right of the screen select ‘EXPAND ALL’ to open the drawer
  7. Add an ‘Owner*’ of the page by either:
    1. Typing in the owners name 
    2. If you are the owner then select ‘MAKE ME THE OWNER
  8. ‘Organise’ where your page will be displayed on the screen. Start typing to search and select a ‘Location
  9. Add a ‘Summary
    1. The summary text will appear in widgets and improve search results
  10. Add a ‘Featured  image’ (This will appear on the content itself)
  11. Attach files’ (These will appear as attachments and will be downloadable from the content itself)
  12. Select the ‘Workflow*’ state from one of the following options
    1. Draft
    2. Needs review
    3. Reviewed
    4. Published
  13. Schedule publishing:
    1. Immediateley
    2. In the future
  14. You can also leave a comment to assist other members in your publishing team. To view existing workflow comments select  ‘VIEW WORKFLOW COMMENTS
  15. Add a ‘Review date*’ and time for when the page will need to be reviewed 
  16. From Revision log’ select the type of revision for the changes you’ve made:
    1. None’ 
    2. Major
    3. Minor
  17. Add a ‘Revision comment’ (Your comment will be published). Select ‘View Revision History’ to see previous revisions 
  18. Choose a content template. A default template displays here but users with access control can choose an alternative if available.




Please see attached configuration documentation for more information


View News

Be able to view ‘News‘ 

    1. Navigate to a ‘News‘ article that you would like to view
    2. Select the ‘News‘ article
    3. Select the ‘Overflow’ menu located in the top right corner (‘Three dots’) in order to:
        1. ‘Edit’ – You will be able to ‘Edit’ the content if you are the ‘Author
        2. Clone’
        3. Delete’ – You will be able to ‘Delete’ the content if you are the ‘Author’ or ‘Admin
        4. Revisions
        5. ‘Workflow’
    1. Located at the top of the content underneath the title of the ‘News‘ you will be able to:
      1. View the ‘Author
        1. Select the ‘Author’s’ name to be redirected to the ‘Author’s’ profile screen
      2. View the ‘Published‘ date
      3. Be able to ‘Save‘ the content
      4. Be able to ‘Like‘ the content and see who else has ‘Liked’ it
      5. Be able to ‘Comment‘ on the content and view existing ‘Comments’
      6. Be able to view any ‘Attached‘ items to the ‘Content’
    2. Any ‘Tags‘ related to the content will be located underneath
    3. To ‘Comment’ on the ‘Content‘:
      1. Select ‘Add a comment here‘ underneath the ‘Comments‘ heading

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