The ASPS Industry News add-on consists of news stories that you can display on the website and also create an email version to send to members. You can choose how many articles you want to show up on the Industry News webpage and in the email.
Click here for information on Installing Add-Ons. (This Add-On is named ASPS INDUSTRY NEWS.)
When you are on the web page where you would like the Industry News to appear and are logged on as an Administrator, you will select the EDIT option from the menu. Next, click the paper/pencil icon. This will take you to the Edit record for your page, shown below:
On this screen put your cursor in the Copy box, click on the Add-on drop down menu and select ASPS Industry News. An image with the Contensive logo will appear in the Copy Box. Click OK at the top of the page to save the add-on to your webpage.
After you click OK, you will return to the webpage with the Industry News, where you will see the following:
From this screen you will see the admin links to manage the newsletter. The links allow you to edit the newsletter settings, add or edit stories, or create an email version.
To add a story you can click on the ADD AN ARTICLE link, which is located directly after the last article shown. This will open a blank story record where you can name the story, type the story copy, and upload an image to appear next to the article. Stories will appear in the order they were entered, with the most recent article displayed first. When you have entered all information, click OK to save the new article. After you have saved your story, you can edit any of the information by clicking the paper/pencil icon next to the title for the article you want to edit.
To email the latest industry news simply click on the CREATE EMAIL VERSION link on the Industry News page. This will create a group email that contains the Industry News as the content for the email. In the group email record you simply add a subject line and choose who the confirmation email will be sent to. Next click on the SEND TO GROUPS TAB and check the groups who you would like to receive the email. Click SEND TEST to review the email and then once you are satisfied with the way it looks in the test email, you will click SEND to send the latest industry news to the specified groups.
To edit the ASPS Industry News settings, click on the EDIT INDUSTRY NEWS link. This will open the record for your newsletter, where you can change the text for the subhead and footer, and you can also specify how many articles should be displayed on the webpage and email. Click OK to save changes.