Works in conjunction with the Alert module to display a list of alerts. Alerts are good for bringing the attention of viewers to changes to events, emergency cancellations, etc.
How do I add this widget to a page?
- Click Edit Page
- Click either + Content or the Settings icon (down-facing arrow) which will be located to the right of Edit where you will need to select either Insert before or Insert after
- Choose the Alerts List widget
- Select the department you would like to pull the alerts from and any additional fields that can be found in the Settings tab. The fields and their descriptions are listed below;
- Limit - The total number of alerts to be displayed.
- Heading - Enter the title of the list. If nothing is entered a heading will not be displayed.
- Description - Enter a short description of the list. If nothing is entered no description will be displayed. Please note a heading needs to be entered in the Heading field for the description to appear.
- View Link Text - Enter a text link pointing back to the module list. If blank, the link will not display.
- Subscribe/RSS - Choose if you would like to enable a link for visitors to subscribe to an RSS feed, by default it is off.
Note: Some browsers do not handle RSS feeds so code will be displayed on the screen. An external RSS reader will need to be used by visitors if they are using Chrome.
- When you are finished, click on the green Create button and your Alert List widget will show up on the page.
- Make sure to click either the Publish or the Save Draft option just as you would when you're editing pages.