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Check out the article, How to prepare for your ProudCity powered government website launch to inform you of the information needed from your domain provider.

  1. Find the corresponding page on your new ProudCity website, and 
    • Create a redirect:
      • Go to ‘Settings’  on the left navigation bar
      • Click ‘Redirects’
      • Click on the ‘Create Redirect Rule’ button at the top of the page
      • Enter the non-working URL for ‘Redirect From:’
      • Enter the existing page to ‘Redirect To:’
      • Click ‘Publish’
    • redirect image

Displays news post on a web page

The news list widget will display a list of news posts based on the selected categories on an existing page.

  1. Navigate to an existing page
    • Note: You should know you are on a page when the admin bar on top states ‘Edit page’
  2. Click ‘Edit page’
  3. Enable page builder by clicking on the ‘Page Builder’ tab , if there is no option to click on the tab, the page builder layout is enabled.
    • Note: In order to use the news list widget, page builder has to be enabled
    • click page builder
  4. Click on the ‘Add widget’ icon tab
    • add_widget
  5. Add page title by selecting the ‘Page title’ widget
    • Note: You can scroll through the widgets or type in the widget name on the search bar.
    • page title widget
  6. Click on the ‘Add widget’ icon tab
  7. Add the ‘News Posts list’ widget
  8. Hover over the ‘News Post list’  widget and click edit
    • Add widget title
    • Pick the category(ies) to display
      • If you select the parent category, it will also display all its corresponding  sub categories
    • Select display style
      • News posts are commonly  displayed in the ‘List View’ style but you can always go back and change the style that best matches your ProudCity site.
    • Insert a number of post to show in the ‘Number of post to show’ field
      • Enter 0 for all news posts to show  under the selected category type  or select specific amount to list.
    • Select sort order, either ‘Ascending’ or ‘Descending’
    • Click done
    • steps for news list widget
  9. Click ‘Update’
  10.  Click ‘View Page’ on the top admin bar or  the permalink to view page
    •  Note: To go back into the page admin functionality click on ‘Edit Page’ on the top admin bar.
  11. Finished, your news posts will now be listed on the page!

Create news category

By creating news categories we are able to display a listing of specific news posts on a web page.

  1. Go to the dashboard
  2. Click on the ‘News’ label on the left navigation bar
  3. Click on ‘Categories’ on the left navigation bar,
  4. Add new Category
    • Write a name for the news category
    • Leave the ‘Parent Category’ drop down with the default text of ‘None’.
    • Click ‘Add New Category’
    •  This new category will now be an option in the Parent Category drop down menu.
    • If you want to add a subcategory
      • Write a name for the category
      • Select the Parent Category by clicking on the ‘Parent Category’ drop down menu.
      • Click ‘Add New Category’
      • Subcategories are indented
    • adding news categories screen shot

 

  1. Go to the dashboard
  2. Click on the ‘‘Documents’ label on the left navigation bar
  3. On the left navigation bar, click on ‘Document Types’
  4. Add document type
    • Write a name for the document type
    • Leave the ‘Parent Category’ drop down with the default text of ‘None’.
    • Click ‘Add New Document Type’
    •  This new document type will now be an option in the Parent Category drop down menu.
    • If you want to add a subcategory
      • Write a name for the document type
      • Select the Parent Category by clicking on the ‘Parent Category’ drop down menu.
      • Click ‘Add New Document Type’
      • Subcategories are indented
    • Click ‘Add New Document Type’
    • add document type

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Use the document list widget to display documents as a list on a web page. The document list widget allows to list documents by document type.

  1. Navigate to an existing page or create a new page
    • Note: You should know you are on a page when the admin bar on top states ‘Edit page’
  2. Click ‘Edit page’
  3. Enable page builder by clicking on the ‘Pagebuilder’ tab , if there is no option to click on the tab, the pagebuilder layout is enabled.
    • Note: In order to use the document list widget, pagebuilder has to be enabled
    • click page builder
  4. Click on the ‘Add widget’ icon tab
    • add_widget
  5. Add page title by selecting the ‘Page title’ widget
    • Note: You can scroll through the widgets or type in the widget name on the search bar.
    • page title widget

  6. Click on the ‘Add widget’ icon tab
  7. Add the ‘Documents list’ widget
    • document list widget
  8. Hover over the document list widget and click edit
    • Add widget title
      • This can be ‘Documents’ if it is a department document page, since the page title widget will display the title as [Department] documents.  For example, The Administration department will have the page title ‘Administration documents’ therefore naming the list ‘Administration documents’ is redundant.
    • Pick the category(ies) to display
      • If the parent category is selected, it will also display all its corresponding  sub categories
    • Select display style
      • Documents are commonly  displayed in the ‘List View’ style but you can always go back and change the style that best matches your ProudCity site.
    • Insert a number of post to show in the ‘Number of post to show’ field
      • Enter 0 for all documents to show  under the selected category type  or select specific amount to list.
    • Pick ‘Sort By’
    • Select sort order, either ‘Ascending’ or ‘Descending’
    • Click done
    • add document list
    • step 6 for the document list widget
  9. Click ‘Update’
  10.  Click ‘View Page’ on the top admin bar or  the permalink to view page
    •  Note: To go back into the page admin functionality click on ‘Edit Page’ on the top admin bar.
  11. Finished, your documents will now be listed on the page!

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