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News Feed Responsive Element

Element Information

This element allows you to insert an ECU news feed onto a CommonSpot page. Send an IT service request to have a news feed created. Then configure this element to show as a list of items or a photo carousel.

Inserting the Element

  1. Submit an IT service request to have your department's news feed created.

  2. On your CommonSpot page, choose a "Click to insert new element" link to open the elements gallery. Expand the "Responsive Elements" category.

  3. Choose "News Feed." The element is added to the page.

  4. On your page, click "Click here to define the custom element data."

  5. The News Feed options dialog box opens. You may now configure the element.
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  6. Basic Options tab:
    1. Select your news feed from the drop-down menu.
    2. Configure items to show, display option, etc.

  7. If you choose to display as a list, click on the List Options tab. Select desired options and click "Save."

  8. If you choose to display as a carousel, click on the Carousel Options tab. Select desired options and click "Save."

  9. NEW for spring 2016! The News Feed element now has an archive feature. From the list tab, enter the full URL to your news archive page. If your News Feed element is new, you will not have an archive page.

  10. Type the archive link label text or leave as the default, Browse Archive.

Example of News Feed Displayed as a List

Example of News Feed Displayed as a Carousel