Scholar: How to create a News item

  1. To create a News item first hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Content circled
  2. Under Add, click News. If you are missing the News app, your site owner will need to add this app to your site.
    News circled
  3. Add a Title (required).
    Add title field.
  4. Add a Date (required).
    Add news date field.
  5. Add text into the Body field (optional).Body
  6. Add a photo (optional). This picture will display on the news listing page.
    Add news photo field.
  7. Click Upload or drag and drop files into the shaded box. Hover your mouse above the question mark icon to see the allowed file extensions, as well as the maximum allowed file size.
    Attach files
  8. Under Publishing options, ensure Published to this site is checked if you are ready to publish, or unchecked if you want it to remain as a draft. Select Sticky at top of lists if you want this news item to stay at the top of the news section on your site.
    Publishing options field.
  9. Under URL path settings leave Generate automatic URL alias checked if you want the system to automatically create a URL alias for this news item. Uncheck the box if you wish to enter a custom alias.
    URL path setting field.
  10. Under Menu settings you have the option of adding this page to the main menu.
    Menu setting fields.
  11. Under Post Created/Edited By you can change who posted the news item by editing the name in the box under Posted by. You can also edit the date the item was posted on in the Posted on box. By default the current date and time is used.
    Posted by field.
  12. Click Save.