Tutorial: Adding a News Item Using a Redirect

The following guide uses the assets located at the bottom of this page.

  1. Create the Thumbnail
  2. Create the News Item
  3. Upload the Thumbnail
  4. Add the Content
  5. View and Publish

Start / Step 1: Create the Thumbnail

  • Open the folder containing the image.
  • Create a copy of the image and add “-thumbnail” to the end of the name.
  • Right click on the thumbnail and then click on Edit with Photos in the drop-down menu.
  • When the Photos window appears, click on the Crop & Rotate button.
  • Click the Aspect Ratio button.
  • Select Square in the Aspect Ratio drop-down menu.
  • Find a section of the image that is suitable for a thumbnail and then click the Done button.
  • Click the Save button.

Continue / Step 2: Create the News Item

  • Enter the title for your news item.
  • Click the Create Document button.

Continue / Step 3: Upload the Thumbnail

  • Click the Add an Image button.
  • When the Add an Image section appears, click the Choose File button.
  • When the browser’s Open File window appears, select the thumbnail.
  • Click the Open button.
  • In the same Add an Image section, click to un-check the Display when viewing box.
  • Click the Save Changes button.

Continue / Step 4: Add the Content

  • Add a redirect URL.
  • Add an intro.
  • Click the Save Changes button.

End / Step 5: View and Publish

  • Click the View tab in Zope.
  • If there are no changes needed, click inside of the Date to Publish box to view a calendar.
  • Click on today’s date in the calendar.
  • Click the Save Changes button.

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