Note: To complete the procedures in this document, you need to be assigned a role that has the necessary permissions. To find out what your role is, follow the directions in Participant roles. To see a list of what permissions are associated with a given role, see Permissions, roles, and tools. For a basic understanding of roles and permissions, see Permissions and Roles: Overview.
You can set up a worksite to display news by entering a URL for an RSS news feed (a specially formatted list of news articles). You can add more than one News tool at any time.
To add a news feed, follow these steps:
If you do not see
News in your menubar, you will need to add
the news tool to your site. To do this, click
Site Info, then
Edit Tools. Check
News, and then click
If the worksite already contains news feeds or web content, you'll see
information about existing news and web items here. If there are no
blank fields at the bottom of the list to fill in, from the
News Tools? drop-down menu, select how many news tools you'd like
Continue. You will see a summary of your changes to the site's tools.
You should now see a link in the menubar to the news feed with the title you provided.
To edit a news feed, in the menubar, click the title of the feed
you wish to edit (e.g., News, Google, Yahoo, or The New York
Options, and then change the "Title" and "URL"
fields as you wish.
To delete a news feed, in the menubar, click
Site Info, then
Edit Tools. From the list of tools, uncheck the news feed you
wish to delete, and then click
Continue. On the "Customize
Tools" screen, review your information, and then click
Finish to delete your feed.
Alternatively, in the "Customize Tools" screen, you can delete the
information in the "Title" and "URL" fields of the feed you wish to
Continue and then