News Article

News Article

Description: A News Article offers a simple layout that renders the title, the publication date, the body and the primary image (if applicable) associated with the article. Use a News Article anywhere where you have news items.

Fields: The main fields available to News Articles are the Title, the Summary, the Body, the Primary Image and the Publication Date. The summary will only be used if the News Article is integrated elsewhere on the site. For a more detailed explanation on all these and other fields available to News Articles, refer to Appendix 4.

Example:

news article

Appendix

The appendices below deal with all the different fields available to the nodes and content snippets described in "Understanding our pages and the elements that compose them ". The “Translatable?” column refers to whether a field requires both English and French content. 

Field Name Description Translatable?

Title (*Required)

The title of your piece of content.

Yes

Path

The URL where people will be able to view this piece of content.

Yes

Summary (*Required)

A brief summary of your piece of content meant to be displayed within teasers on landing pages.

Yes

Body (*Required)

The most important field. This is where you will write your content.

Yes

Related Links

This is meant for links related to your current piece of content. The “Title” portion of this field is for the text that will be visible to the public while the “URL” is the path where the related content lives.

Yes

Primary Image

You may attach to this field an image that will be used within teasers on landing pages. You also have the option to display this image within the content itself by checking the option.

No

Date Posted (*Required)

Use this to tag your article with a specific “Posted on” date.

No

Content Groups

This is a list of terms to which your piece of content may belong. Most of these terms are associated with distinct parts of your site so be careful which terms you select.

No

Tags

This field allows you to tag your content. This may be used in the future to enhance the search capabilities of every site.

No

Published Timeframe

If you have time sensitive content, you may use this field to set a publish and unpublish date and time. Note that there will be a delay between the time you unpublish content in the backend and when that content will become unviewable by the public.

No

Sidebar Reference

This field allows you to reference a Mini panel (more specifically, its machine name) that will be placed in the right sidebar region of the page. Leave this field blank unless your webmaster has explicitly advised you to use it.

No

 

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