If you are using a News Feed on your project page, to keep your community up-to-date on your projects, the News Categories widget will allow you to filter through items in your feed.
Using a News Feed is a great way to keep your community informed and aware of your latest projects and consultations and is one of our recommended ways of closing the loops on your consultation.
The details on how to add a news article via the Tools section and create a category are covered in the article Add News Articles. Once you have create articles in your feed and attached categories to them, you can then displayed these categories in your widget area with the News Categories widget.
The following steps describe how to set up the News Categories widget on your EHQ page:
1. Select the Projects link from the top menu of EHQ and click on your specific project from the drop-down menu.
2. The Manage page is displayed. Click on the Widgets link.
A list of active and available widgets are displayed that can be added to your page.
3. Click on News Categories. It is then displayed in the Active widgets list. Click Save.
Note - The details on how to add a news article via the Tools section and create a category are covered in the article Add News Articles.
4. Now that you have successfully added the News Categories in widgets. You can Edit, Hide or Delete the News Categories widget using the options provided on the right.
Note: The list is populated automatically from your published news articles which contains a field called 'Categories'.