News and events feed
The News & events feed content type allows inclusion of a news feed and/or events feed on your Landing page, Content page or in your Sidebar. There is also the option for a News and events with Twitter content type.
Editors can choose whether they want to include one or two feeds, can select the feeds they want and the display will automatically adapt.
If you're not sure how to find your News or Event RSS URL please contact your Faculty Web Officer.
Give it a try
1. Add a News & events feed content type to your page.
2. A form with a number of fields will appear. Each of these fields relates to the components of your feed, fill in the form, see example below:
|Field title||What should I do?||Is it compulsory?|
|Name*||Name the block and give it a concise description e.g. News and events feed||Yes|
Heading for news
Give your news block a heading e.g. Physics Department News
|Number of news items||From the drop down menu select the number of news items you want to show in your feed. (If you do not want to show any event items select 0)||Yes|
|News RSS feed*||Please obtain your RSS feed from your Faculty Web Officer if you don't already have it||Yes|
|Heading for events||Give your events block a heading e.g. Physics Department Events||Yes|
|Number of events items||From the drop down menu select the number of events items you want to show in your feed. (If you do not want to show any event items select 0)||No|
|Events RSS feed||Please obtain your RSS feed from your Faculty Web Officer if you don't already have it||No|
3. Click Add & Approve
Here is a live example
23 July 2019, 12:00 – 13:00Seminar The biology of sleep
24 July 2019, 12:00 – 17:00Event for schools Bugs, Birds and Beasts day
01 August 2019, 13:00 – 14:00Seminar Vegetarian diets and plant foods for chronic disease prevention
05 September 2019, 08:30 – 18:00Conference BioMedEng19 Conference