Chapter 6 | News

You can keep your visitors up to date by placing news articles on your website. The news module offers you the opportunity to place these news articles.

Exercise 6.1 | Create a news article

You are going to create a news article in this exercise.

Go to the News module via the asset Website to create a news report. Follow the steps below;

  1. Create a new folder an call it eg 'training'
  2. Click on the icon  add
  3. Give a title**: My first news article
  4. Set the date and time of the news article
  5. Give an author: Your Name
  6. Give a source name*
  7. Give a source URL*
  8. Give a piece of intro text*
  9. Click on the tab image and click on the +-sign of the folder [your-domain-name.coml], select an image*
  10. Click on the tab content and insert text
  11. Click on OK of want to save the news report but not yet publish
    Click on OK and Publish to save and publish the news article
    Click on Cancel if you do not wish to save the change
     

* This action is optional

** The news article can be automatically integrated in eg the news block of your homepage.
The title of the news article is adopted in the news block as a link.
 

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Exercise 6.2 | Place news articles on a page

We are going to place the news article from exercise 6.1 on a page in the exercise below.

  1. Go to the Structure and Pages module via the asset Website
  2. Click on the folder you have created eg 'training'
  3. Select the your-first-page.html page
  4. Click on the edit icon
  5. Click in the content block: ‘Insert’ on the icon News Article
  6. Click on the +-sign of [your-domain-name.com]
  7. Click on the +-sign of the folder news articles
  8. Select the news article you created and click on the button insert
  9. Click on OK of want to save the changes but not yet publish
    Click on OK and Publish to save and publish the change
    Click on Cancel if you do not wish to save the change
     

The complete news article is now shown on the page; http/your-domain-name.com/training/your-first-page.html

Comment: The news article can be automatically adopted in the news block on the homepage of [your-domain-name.com]
The title of the news article is adopted in the news block as a link.
 

 Watch the instruction video