Have you seen a news post on another department or office website that you would like to include in your own News section? Or maybe you would like to “pin” that news post—or even one of your own—to the top your site’s News feed?
This is part two of a series of tips for web maintainers. The Web Team posts hints and tips about the CMS, MyIUP, IUP Mobile, and the interactive map each week.
You can easily do this. Imported and Highlighted News (for converted websites) and Sticky News (for unconverted websites) let you display news items from anywhere on the IUP site without needing to actually make a news post.
Using these options, a college’s main news feed, for example, could display news posts that are on some of its departments’ websites. Or a department could share a news post from the Registrar’s Office about the final exam schedule, and even pin it to the top of its own news feed.
If your website has been converted, choose Imported News or Highlighted News.
If your website has not yet been converted to the new, responsive design, choose Sticky News.
You’ll find these options already set up as collections in your site’s main News folder. To learn how to work with these options, see our how-tos: