The News Items screen allows you to manage the news items that appear on any pages of type "News".
This screen can show either the News Item List, or the News Item Editor:
On entering the News Items screen, you will be presented with the News Item List:
If you are a manager or administrator of more than one site, you can select which website you want to manage news items for using the Website Selector:
The table of news items is a paged list, showing the following:
Displays the date of the news item.
Displays the title and description of the news item.
There are two action buttons available for each news item:
|(Edit)||Invokes the News Item Editor, allowing you to edit this news item.|
|(Delete)||Permanently deletes this news item.|
To navigate through your pages of news items, use the Page Navigator:
To edit an existing news item, click the Edit Button to the right of the news item you wish to edit.
To create a new news item, click the button.
In both cases, you will be presented with the News Item Editor:
The options for your news item are as follows:
|Date||The date that your news happened.|
Allows you to select the member level required to view this news item.
Anything other than Public will require the user to log in to view the item.
Items set to a visiblity of Public - hide description will enable users to see the news title, but not the description unless they log-in.
|Title||A brief title of your news item.|
The image you wish to be displayed next to the news item on your web page.
By default, the "default news image" will be displayed, however you can select any image you have previously uploaded from the drop-down list.
For details on uploading images, see the Images section.
The content of your news item description is split into three access levels:
The WYSIWYG editor allows you to type in the content of your news item.
The tab buttons allow you to edit the content for your Default, Basic and Full Members.
This is the same WYSIWYG editor as on the Page Editor screen.
Refer to the Page Editor section for more details on the WYSIWYG editor.
There are three Action Buttons at the bottom of the screen:
These buttons have the following effect:
|Save||Save's any changes on this screen.|
|Cancel||Disregards your changes, and returns the news item to what it was the last time you saved it.|
|Delete||Permanently deletes this news item.|