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    This is for Thornton Creek website editors who need to manage news item.

    How to add a news item:

    Page Properties info show up on the news page itself. Page Content info shows up on the home page summaries.

    • Log into SchoolMessenger Presence
    • Navigate to the News "safety page" (i.e., the topmost level of the News menu).
    • Add page --> News Content Page (SPS)
    • Fill out all these fields:
    • Page content title: Shows up as the headline on the home page, but is the subheading when you click into the news item (i.e., when you click read "Read More" from the home page). Consider using the same title here as the page properties title.
    • Page content summary: Shows up as the article content on the home page, along with "Read More" but doesn't show up in the actual news item. Cut and paste the first few paragraphs from your announcement here. "Read More" will automatically show up on the home page.
    • Page properties title: Doesn't show up on home page, but shows up in the actual news item as the main heading, i.e., the one in the green box. Consider using the same title here as the page content title.
    • Page content body: Doesn't show up on home page, but is the news item's actual content. Write announcement here.
    • Add Published Date of today: This makes it show up as the top announcement.
    • Add a "Featured Image" if you want: Upload to Image/News, or wherever appropriate. Image should be about 200px x 200px.
    • Publish, but don't forget to do the last step, which ensures the news item doesn't show up in the drop-down menu
    • Go to the News "safety page" --> Page options --> Page status; a small window will open that lists all the subpages. For the news item that you just created, click the "hide selection" bubble.
    (Please improve this page as needed!)