Adding a Featured Story to a School Site

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1 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Featured Story allows you to place front and centre a set (max. 5 displaying) of photos and related stories on the school s home page. You can include an image, a small related story or a link to a larger story to match the image. The Display on and Expiry on dates must be entered to start displaying and stop displaying the story from your web-page. Images can be set to display for a maximum of 1 year and renewed anytime. SurreySchools.ca has a default format for images and stories. See the Web Editors guide on the HUB Help page for details. 1. Ensure the image or photo you need to upload is accessible on the Computer you are using. 2. Login to SurreySchools.ca and select the My School tab on the top right of your page. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 1

2 3. To ADD a new featured story click on the Add new story link. 4. An Add a document window will appear that allows you to choose where to find (on your computer or USB key) the image to use. 5. Click on the Choose File or Browse button to use your computer s navigation tools to find the image you would like to upload. Note: Use the Browse or Choose file button as the Upload files using Windows Explorer instead option has limited functionality. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 2

3 6. Click on the image. When the name appears in the File name box click the Open button. 7. Click on OK when the image file you have selected appears in the Choose a file field. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 3

4 8. Enter the Story Title (for the story). This field allows 17 characters per line. To avoid a cluttered look use only 2 lines 9. Enter information into the Story Body for the image selected (a short story to describe the image, about 25 words). NOTE: Some images may be copyrighted or have students included who need to approve the use of the photo (under the freedom of information laws in the province). Be sure to only include photos appropriate for your school website for ALL site visitors to see in this web-part. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 4

5 10. Media Made By field gives credit to the person who made the picture / video / audio. Their name will show on top of the picture/video/audio. 11. Related Article adds a LEARN MORE link to information in another location. 12. The image and story can be displayed on the School Home page for a specific range of time. Select the Display On date (date to begin displaying the image and story) and an Expire On date (when the story and image should no longer display). The date can by typed or selected by clicking on the calendar icon to the right of the field. NOTE: If the title is too long the story will not display correctly. Choose a brief title for the story. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 5

6 13. Using the ribbon at the top left of the Edit Story window, click the INSERT tab to add a link or file to the Story Body. Note: For a link, the entire web address must be entered. 14. Click on Save to return to the School Home page and view the new featured image story you have created. February 2016 Adding a Featured Story to a School Site Page 6