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Create a News Section

Colleges, departments and programs that post their own news stories can create a news section.  To set up a news section, follow the steps below:

Select the Base Folder and create a new folder.  Call it news.  The Metadata Title should be News.

The News section requires a home page that you can add news article links to.  Select the news folder you created and create a new page.  Name the page index.  Browse to the page type by going to in the drop down menu.  Select the News Overview-Departments page type and click choose

News overview for departments content type



Inside the news folder, create a year folder (example, 2015, 2016, etc.).  

Inside the year folder, create an index page to list posted news articles for the year.  For the Content Type, select News Archive by Year-Departments.

Inside the year folder, create a month folder.  Number each folder for the month of the year like this: (01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11 and 12).  In the folder Metadata Title field, state the month (for example 01 would be January, 12 would be December, etc.).

Inside the month folder, create a month index page. For the content type select News Archive by Month-Departments.

To create an article page to be posted inside the month, select the Content Type News Article-Department.  For the system name, create a short description of the article (no spaces, use hyphens).

News directory folder structure



For each article, you need to fill out the out the Display Name and Title fields with a descriptive short name that will be useful for Google search and the headline for the article. You must provide a one line summary of article for search and Select 'News Category' and Department within the Additional Code section.

News article name and title


You can add in an article start date, article end date, and add text within the article text, as seen below:


Artilcle start and end date

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