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News Listing

For recommendations on when to use this widget, visit the widgets Best Practices page.  For examples of how widgets will look on your site, please refer to the Offices or Departments Widget Kitchen Sink pages.


How to Create a News Item

  1. Go to http://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/submit/submitnews/.
  2. Fill in the fields with the information for your story and click "Send".
  3. For questions regarding the submittal process, contact Karen To or Mark Lee.

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How to Create a New News Listing from the Website Browser

  1. Using the Website Browser tab, navigate to the page where you will be adding the widget and double click on the name of the page to preview it.
  2. In the upper right of the section in your page where you want to add the widget, click "Add".
  3. Chose "Widget" from the dropdown.
  4. In the left column of the dialogue box that appears, choose "CC - News Listing"
  5. In the upper right corner, choose "Create New CC - News Listing".
  6. Fill in the "Widget Title" field using the naming conventions outlined in the Widgets Best Practices page.
  7. Choose the "Folder/Host" to save the content in the appropriate place for your site.
  8. Fill in the "Header", which is the text that appears at the top of your list, for example "Recent News".
  9. Select the areas in the "Offices" and "Departments" lists that you would like to pull your news from or don't select any to pull from all news.
    Note: Use Ctrl+Click (PC) or Cmd+Click (Mac) to select more than one item from each box.
  10. If you want to display the images associated with the news items, select the "Display Images" checkbox.
  11. In the "Max Listing" field, enter the number of News Items you want to display at one time.
  12. Select "Show the RSS Feed" if you would like to show the RSS icon next to the listing. 
  13. When you are finished, click "Save" or "Save and Publish"
  14. Your widget will now display on the page you started from.
  15. In the administration column of the left of the page, click "Publish Page" and then click "OK" in the dialogue box that appears.

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How to Create a New News Listing from the Content Tab

  1. From the Content tab of the administration screen, chose "CC - News Listing" from the "Type" dropdown at the top of the left column.
  2. In the upper right corner of the screen, click the "Add New Content" dropdown, then select the "Add New Content" option.
  3. Fill in the "Widget Title" field using the naming conventions outlined in the Widgets Best Practices page.
  4. Choose the "Folder/Host" to save the content in the appropriate place for your site.
  5. Fill in the "Header", which is the text that appears at the top of your list, for example "Recent News".
  6. Select the areas in the "Offices" and "Departments" lists that you would like to pull your news from or don't select any to pull from all news.
    Note: Use Ctrl+Click (PC) or Cmd+Click (Mac) to select more than one item from each box.
  7. If you want to display the images associated with the news items, select the "Display Images" checkbox.
  8. In the "Max Listing" field, enter the number of News Items you want to display at one time.
  9. Select "Show the RSS Feed" if you would like to show the RSS icon next to the listing.
  10. When you are finished, click "Save" or "Save and Publish"
  11. Continue to the next set of instructions to add the News Listing you created to a page.

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How to Add an Existing News Listing to a Page

  1. Using the Website Browser tab, navigate to the page where you will be adding the widget and double click on the name of the page to preview it.
  2. In the upper right of the section in your page where you want to add the widget, click "Add".
  3. Chose "Widget" from the dropdown.
  4. In the left column of the dialogue box that appears, choose "CC - News Listing"
  5. Type a term into the "Search" field based on how you have named your widget and click the "Search" button to shorten the list of widgets available.
  6. Click "Select" to the left of the widget you would like to add to your page.
  7. Your widget will now display on the page you started from.
  8. In the administration column of the left of the page, click "Publish Page" and then click "OK" in the dialogue box that appears.

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How to Edit a News Listing from Your Page

  1. Using the Website Browser tab, navigate to the page where you will be adding the widget and double click on the name of the page to preview it.
  2. In the upper left corner of the widget you wish to edit, click "Widget".
  3. Modify any of the fields you wish to change.
  4. When you are finished, click "Save" or "Save and Publish".

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How to Edit a News Listing from the Content Tab

  1. From the Content tab of the administration screen, chose "CC - News Listing" from the "Type" dropdown at the top of the left column.
  2. Use the following "Widget Title" and/or "Folder/Host" fields to input information specific to your widget.
  3. Click the "Search" button.
  4. Click on the name of the widget from the list that you would like to edit.
  5. Modify any of the fields you wish to change.
  6. When you are finished, click "Save" or "Save and Publish".

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