How to add News panels to a customized page

You can add News panels to any page to display various lists of News.

It is suggested that you first review how to change the layout options before adding News panels so that you understand how the panels can be moved around on the page.

  1. After adding News items, you can display them on your pages in different displays, or views.
  2. First, you will need to customize the page in order to add a sidebar, a column or another content panel.
  3. Click the Customize this page at the bottom of your screen.
    Customize this page image
  4. Select a Content panel to add a News View by clicking on the Plus+ sign
    Add Content plus sign
  5. Choose News from the menu options on the left
    news option
  6. Each listing has a preview window of what the listing will look like when added. Do not click anywhere inside the preview window or you will be taken out of the customization window. Once you have determined the View you want to insert, click the green Add button.
  7. Click the Save button to save your addition.
    Small save button
  8. Make sure to click the Save button at the bottom of your screen. Never click the Revert to Basic Page default button or you risk losing all your content.
    save button

Choices for News listings

View: Categories List: News Categories

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This view is only if you have created and used Categories for your news items.

 


View: News: Full Listing

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This View is best for a large panel.

 


View: News: Column Listing

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This view is for a column listing.

 


View: News: Sidebar Listing

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This view is for a sidebar listing.


NEW! Displaying Categories of News (Testing environment only)

  1. Click "Customize this page" on a page that has a list of News.

  2. Click the gear icon (Settings) next to the panel that's showing the list of News.

  3. In the Field Settings, check the boxes to show the fields for the categories you want to display ("Display News category" or "Display Sitewide category"). If both the sitewide and the content-type specific categories are selected, they are combined into one list.

  4. Save the panel.

  5. Save the page.


NEW! Displaying Categories on each News items detail view (Testing environment only)

This change will apply to all detail views of a News item.

  1. Click Customize this page on any News item.
  2. Click the plus symbol (+) to add a new pane to the page.
  3. From the categories on the left, select Page Content. On the right, select Categories and click Add.
  4. Make the desired selections and click Add.
  5. Place the pane in the desired position (drag and drop).
  6. Click Save.
  7. You can show terms from both taxonomies together if you want. Or you can add this pane twice, with one showing terms from the sitewide category and the other showing from the content-type specific category only.