Announcements

About



Need to display an important message across domains? The announcements content type is perfect for displaying pertinent information to site visitors across the top of webpages on a single domain, all domains or just a few. Links can also be added to direct site visitors to additional resources.


contentTypeWidgetNOTE: This is a reusable content type widget, which means it is dependent upon content you've first created as a content type from the dashboard menu.

Design


Color options

Yellow banner example Blue banner example Green banner example

Expanded

Yellow banner example expanded

How to 


Go to the Content tab at top of the dashboard and select Announcements. If you don't see this option, you will need to be granted permissions to use this feature. If you need access, please submit a request

Announcements content type

 

Select "Create an announcement" at the top right.

Create an announcement

 

Add a title. Then choose a background color and prefix for the banner. If the prefix options ("Announcement" or "Caution") do not suite your needs, add a custom option. You can also choose if you would like the announcement to be fully expanded when the page loads. 

Announcement detail fields

 

Add a description. 

Announcement description field

 

Add a URL for additional information; the link will be labeled "Learn More". Choose the announcement order, if you're displaying more that one announcement. 

Announcements content type - additional information

 

Choose which domains the announcement should be displayed on.

Announcements content type - domain options

 

Publish to immediately display the announcement. You can also save as a draft and schedule publish/unpublish dates.

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