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News

The news record is obviously the most important record in this extension.

News record

Field: Description:
Header Required! Title of a news record
Top news News records can be marked as top news if it is an important one. This field can be used for filtering and ordering.
Type

A news record can belong to one of the following types:

  • “News”: Default news record
  • “Internal Page”: The news record is linked to a regular page.
  • “External Page”: The news record is linked to an external URL.

Some fields are only available for a special type.

Teaser A teaser text which is shown in the list view and explains the content of the news record in some sentences. Depending on the configuration it is possible that not complete text is shown in the frontend but just a part of it.
Author name Name of the author
Author email Email address of the author
Date & Time Date of the news record
Archive Depending on the configuration this date is used to define if the record is still shown. It is e.g. possible to show only records with an archive date in the past or in the future.
Text Main content of the news record.
Rich text editor disable If set, the RTE is disabled and the field “Text” is shown as plain textarea.
Content elements Add content elements to a news records. This field can be hidden by disabling the setting in extension manager’s settings.
Link to this Page Link to a regular page. This field is only shown with the type “Internal Page”.
Link to External URL Link to an external url. This field is only shown with the type “External Page”.
Categories Selection of categories the news record belongs to.
Tags Add tags to the news record. Use the suggest wizard to search for existing tags and to insert new tags. The pid can be set in the Extension Manager or in TsConfig.
Related News Define news records which are related to the current one.
Keywords Set keywords of this news record, separated with a comma (‘,’)
Description Define an additional description
Alternative title If used, this field is used instead of the default tile.
Speaking URL path segment This field can be used for various scenarios, e.g. in your realurl configuration to set up the URL to the news record.

Relations

Media file

This relation handles all media files you want to attach to a news record.

Field: Description:
Show in list views If set, this media element will be rendered in the list view (or where it is desired by changing the templates).
Title Additional title
Alternative Title The alternative title is e.g. used for the alt attribute of images
Link Additional link
Caption Caption