Adding a news item or event to your feed

Find out how you can add a news story or an upcoming event to your feeds in our web skills materials section.

The News & events feed content type allows inclusion of a news feed and/or events feed on your Landing page, Content page or in your Sidebar.

Editors can choose whether they want to include one or two feeds, can select the feeds they want and the display will automatically adapt.

Contact your Faculty Web Officer if you'd like to add a News & events feed to your page.

Here is a live example

 

 

Give it a try

1. Please contact your Faculty Web Officer, who will add a News & events feed content type to your page for you

2. A form with a number of fields will appear. Each of these fields relates to the components of your feed, fill in the form, see example below:

Field title What should I do? Is it compulsory?
Name* Name the block and give it a concise description e.g. News and events feed Yes

Number of columns to display*

Select the radio button you require to confirm the number of columns you wish to display Yes

Heading for News

Give your news block a heading e.g. Physics Department News 

No
Number of news items From the drop down menu select the number of news items you want to show in your feed Yes
News RSS feed* Please obtain your RSS feed from your Faculty Web Officer  Yes
Heading for events Give your events block a heading e.g. Physics Department Events Yes
Number of events items From the drop down menu select the number of events items you want to show in your feed. (If you do not want to show any event items select 0) No
Events RSS feed Please obtain your RSS feed from your Faculty Web Officer No

3. Click Add & Approve