Brief: News can be added by two ways;by using the control panel or the section page shown to the visitors.
1- Login to the control panel.
2- From modules list, select “News”> then “List” as shown in the below picture:
3- Press the icon “Add” in front of the section you want to add content to as the below picture:
Login to the website homepage, and choose the section you want to add content to, then press (add news).
In both cases, the below template will show up:
-User: this option enables to add a name for the user that will publish the news.
-Section: after pressing the section box, a dropdown list includes the mobile sections through which you can select the required section.
Note: every user has access only to the permitted section for him and his group.
-Subheading: it is recommended to add a subhead that briefly introduce a general idea about the content, which helps in SEO and providing the reader to know more about the added news.
-News Source: fill this fields to ensure the copyright if the news has a trusted source such as (news agency, someone incharge, or another website). Let it empty if the source is not trusted.
-Brief: make sure to write a brief about the topic to provide the reader with a general idea about the content.
-Content: enter the news into details.
Note: the fields of (Brief) and (Content) are working as per (BBcode) and (Wysiwyg) editors which you can move between by pressing their icons.
-Suggested tags: every article has keywords that are used for searching in any browser. Accurate selection of these words helps in SEO and attract more visitors to your website.
Dimofinf V.5 provides you with some key words depending on the title. You can choose from these keywords or enter another ones in the (Tags) box
-Picture Update Your Choices: adding picture help in grasping grasping the reader’s attention and making him deduct the content topic.
There are two methods to add picture to the news:
1- Uploading the picture by using (drag and drop) or press (upload) to open the pictures folder on your device and choose from it. CMS allows you to upload multiple pictures considering the picture dimensions to be suitable (height and width) .
2- Choose from News images: this feature allows you to choose from the archive of the news module.
-Featured: this option enables the content to be displayed in (Featured blocks), after activating it, the unfeatured date will be required.
Note: the block (featured files) firstly on the homepage or internal pages , so the selected news will be displayed.
-Allow Comments (In case comments plugin is activated): by activating comments plugin, you can add different comments plugins valid in Dimofinf store such as (Facebook,Disquss…) all platforms will be shown in the same block highlighting every individual one.
Note: The comments block can be displayed on the internal pages of the module only, not all the website pages.
Firstly: activate (Allow Comments) option while you are creating the content.
Secondly: follow the below steps if you don’t create comments block yet.
Activate (Default Layout) from the main menu, then press (Adding Block) on the side page. Select (Comments) block and drag it to where you want to be displayed.
-Allow pingbacks: This feature helps in SEO as a digital marketing strategy. It consists of a group of external links “backlink” that refers to your website. For example, if a link that refers to a page of your website is included in any article published on other websites, this content will be recorded on your server. It is preferably to activate this feature for all content.
-Display On Homepage: in case the news block like (featured news,or news sections) is displayed on the homepage, this feature allows the file to be displayed on the homepage while creating it. As the news will be shown in the most prior block as per the display order.
Firstly: activate this feature while you are creating or editing the content.
Secondly: follow the steps if you don’t create the news block on the homepage.
Activate (Default Layout) from the header menu on the homepage, then press (Adding Block) on the side page. Select (news) block and choose one of the news blocks such as (latest news), then drag it to where you want to be displayed. You can edit its location at any time by dragging it to the required place.
Noting that if you don’t activate this feature, the news will not be displayed on the homepage.
-Editor’s Picks: you can highlight any news by adding it to this block that can be displayed on the homepage or the internal ones.
-Icons: use icons to refer to the included material whether it is picture, video, or audio.
-Status: This option is used to set the content status whether to be; “published or waiting approval”. So that, to display the content, choose “published”.
-Publishing date: it is used to manage the content date that is shown on the website.
Press (Submit) to add article, or (Reset) to re enter the data.