KB User's Guide - News Tab - News Item Status

This document defines the different states of a News item.

Future News Items:

  • Activation date in the future
  • Expiration date in the future
  • Does NOT appear in the News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site
  • Does NOT appear in the More News list (Click More News link at bottom of News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site
  • Only viewable in KB Admin Tools > News Tab

Active News Items:

  • Activation date in the past
  • Expiration date in the future
  • Appear in the News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site

Expired News Items:

  • Activation date in the past
  • Expiration date in the past
  • Does NOT appear in the News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site
  • Appear in More News list (Click More News link at bottom of News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site

Inactive News Items:

  • Activation date in the past
  • Expiration date in the past
  • Do NOT appear in the News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site
  • Do NOT appear in the More News list (Click More News link at bottom of News and Announcements section in the Center/Content Module of KB Site
  • Only viewable in KB Admin Tools > News Tab

Inactive upon expiration Checkbox

  • Check this box to inactivate a news item when the news item expires
  • Inactive news items will not appear in the the News and Announcements Center/Content Module or in the More News list.
  • Inactive documents are viewable in KB Admin Tools > News Tab

To inactivate a news item

  • Open news item in Editor ( KB Admin Tools > News Tab )
  • Check the Inactive upon expiration checkbox
  • Click Submit
  • If document is already expired, the news item will immediately become inactive and will not appear in the News and Announcements Center/Content Module or in the More News list.
  • Inactive documents are viewable in KB Admin Tools > News Tab

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Keywords:Inactive upon expiration future active expired   Doc ID:20879
Owner:Teresa A.Group:KB User's Guide
Created:2011-10-21 10:11 CDTUpdated:2016-08-29 16:33 CDT
Sites:KB User's Guide
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