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Creating a Press Release Page

  1. Log into Sitecore.
  2. Navigate to the Press Release section using the content tree.
    Example: SDE > Press Room > Press Releases > 2018.
    Create a Press Release from the Content Editor
  3. Select the Agency Press Release button (or right-click on the 2018 folder to insert a press release page. A dialogue box appears with 3 options:
    • Press Sub Folder - Creates a subfolder, under the Year folder, to add and organize press release items under.
    • Agency Press Release - Generates an SDE Press Release template to add the press release content into.
    • Blurb – Creates a link to an external website or document.

  4. Enter the press release title.
    1. Special characters are NOT allowed, but can be inserted once the page is generated.

The Press Release page will display in the right window pane in Edit mode, already Checked Out, locked, and ready to edit.

Press Release page from Content Editor

Edit Date Published

  1. Select the date published dropdown.
  2. The Date dialog box will open.
  3. Select the date on the calendar to change the date.
  4. Select OK.
  5.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

  

Edit Press Release Header (Seal Image)

  1. Select the Browse link.
  2. Navigate to the SDE folder in the Media Library and select the image to display.
  3. Click the Select button to insert the image.
  4.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

 

Edit Sub Title

  1. Select the [No text in field] text to display the toolbox.
  2. Enter in the subtitle content. Special characters are permitted.
  3.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

  

Edit Contact Info

  1. Select the Show Editor link to launch the Rich Text Editor.
  2. Enter in contact name, email address, and a phone number.

    Contact Name, Title
    Email:
    john.doe@email.com
    Phone: (555) 555-5555

  3. Select the Accept button at the bottom of the Rich Text Editor screen.
  4.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

 

Press Release page in Content Editor mode

Edit Content Title

  1. Change in the content title if needed. Special characters are permitted.
  2.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

 

Add Teaser

  1. Enter a description for the Press Release (displays in Agency-site search results).
    1. Special characters are permitted.
    2. There is no character limit, but try to keep the description short and meaningful for the viewer.
  2.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

  

Enter Press Release Content HTML

  1. Select the Show Editor link to launch the Rich Text Editor.
  2. Enter in content. You can insert images, hyperlinks (to documents, other pages in SDE, and off-site pages), and tables.
  3. Select the Accept button at the bottom of the Rich Text Editor screen.
  4.  Select the Save Save icon icon.

  

Unlock (Check in) Page and Submit

  1. Select the Unlock  icon in the ribbon on the Home tab.
  2. Verify the Lock and Edit warning message appears in the yellow message bar.
  3. Select Submit in the blue message bar for approval.