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News Content Type

The News Content Type is used for creating a news article on the site.

Use Locations

News Content Types are displayed in the following areas:

  • News Archive Page
  • News Detail Pages
  • News Feed
  • Faculty Detail Pages (list of news items associated with faculty member)

News can be tagged and filtered with the following Taxonomies:

  • News Type

Adding New Taxonomy Types

You can add a new taxonomy type by clicking on “News Types” in the Admin area. This will take you to a page listing all the current News Types. You can add a new type using the fields on the left.

Alternatively, you can quick add a taxonomy using the News Type taxonomy box in the right hand sidebar menu on the edit page on any News items.

How to Use

Creating and Editing News

  1. Click on “News” in the left sidebar of the admin page.
  2. To edit an existing news item, click on “All News” to see and select the news item you wish to modify.
  3. To add a new news item, click on “Add News”. You can also add new news using the top navigation bar in the top under the “New” button.
  4. Enter information into the fields
    • Associated Faculty will tag the news item with a faculty member, allowing this item to display in the faculty member’s detail page.
    • Share Link will set a share link inside of the news detail page.
    • You can type in the description and text content of the news item in the editor field below the top fields.
    • News Types can be set in the righthand sidebar section.
    • Featured Image can be set in the righthand sidebar section.

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