What are News Articles?

News Articles are brief articles with images to inform your users regarding events, features, or other important information. News Articles can appear on a Landing Page and on their own News page. You can also enable our comments feature, called Collaboration Tools, to allow your users to comment on your news articles.

News Articles featured on a Landing Page

News Article

Create a News Article
  1. Navigate to the News Articles tile on your dashboard
  2. Click the 'ADD NEW' button

3. Select the Topic and Type for the article

  • These labels will allow users to filter through posts quickly as well as allow you to include only certain News Articles within Bento boxes or Landing Page panels
  • If you do not see the appropriate Topic or Type, follow the Stacks Academy directions for Filter Vocabularies to add them

4. Use the editor to add and format the content of your News Article

  • This could include text, images, links, tables, etc

5. Optional - Add the publishing date for the article under 'News Date'

6. Click 'BROWSE' under Image to include an image that will be displayed in the preview of your news article

7. To attach additional files to your News Article:

  • Click 'CHOOSE FILE' under File Attachments

  • Once all files are added, click the 'UPLOAD' button to attach them

8. Optional - Include the name of the author of the News Article in the ‘Author’ field

9. Click 'SAVE'

 

Edit a News Article
  1. Navigate to the News Articles tile on your dashboard
  2. Click Edit to the right of the News Article

3. Make any necessary changes to the News Article

4. Click 'SAVE' to apply your edits

Delete a News Article
  1. Navigate to the News Articles tile on your dashboard
  2. Click Delete to the right of the News Article
  3. Click 'DELETE' to confirm the removal of this News Article

Sticky at Top of List

To keep a particular article at the top of a list of news articles:

  1. Navigate to the News Articles tile on your dashboard
  2. Click on edit next to the article you wish to work with
  3. Click on the Publishing Options tab at the bottom of the edit screen

4. Check the box 'Sticky at top of lists'

5. Click 'SAVE' to apply your edits

 

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Enable Comments

 You can also enable our comments feature, called Collaboration Tools, to allow your users to comment on your news articles. Read more about how to configure comments.

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Examples

Check out how the Stacks Community is using News Articles:

  • Methodist College Library
  • Regent College Library
  • Highland Park Public Library