When you create or edit an announcement, you configure the following details:
A descriptive title for the announcement.
Note: Titles should be around 1-5 words.
No: A standard announcement, without a corresponding alert.
Alert: An alert announcement, with a corresponding alert in your RediSite's alert areas.
A Font Awesome icon can be added to the beginning of the title.
The main text of the announcement.
Note: Descriptions should be no more than a few sentences. You can use the Announcement Page for additional information.
A thumbnail image displayed on the Announcement List Block and the Announcement Page.
Note: This setting is not available for Alert Announcements.
One or more categories assigned to the announcement for sorting and filtering.
A designation that keeps the announcement at the top of the announcement list.
The date range the announcement is active for.
Note: These dates determine whether an announcement is a Current Announcement, Future Announcement, or a Past Announcement. The start date defaults to the day, hour, and minute when you clicked Create Announcement, and the end date defaults to a month after the start date.
Announcement Links To
(Default) Nothing: The announcement heading is standard text.
Announcement Page: The announcement heading is a link to the announcement page. You can edit the announcement page to provide additional information regarding the announcement.
A Page in the Sitemap: The announcement heading is a link to an existing page from your sitemap.
URL: The announcement heading is a link to an external web page.
A document that provides additional information about the announcement.
Attachment Link Text
A descriptive title to replace the attachment's filename.
Alert Announcement Details
|Alert Announcement Details|
Default: Standard text
Green : Success text for alerts that are "thank you" messages or positive updates.
Blue : Information text for alerts that are reminders or simple, informational alerts.
Yellow : Warning text for alerts that are urgent, like an application deadline.
Red : Danger text for alerts that are very important, like dangerous weather or a school closing.
No: The alert banner is permanent for the duration of the alert period.
Yes, alert can be dismissed/hidden: The alert banner includes an x button in the upper-right corner to dismiss the alert.
Important: When a user dismisses an alert, their selection is saved by the browser. They won't see the alert again until the browser cache and cookies are cleared.