To author announcements from your websites front end, set up your user to have content permissions, and goto the Content Management section on your site, and click the ‘Announcements’ tab.
On this list, you will be able to edit existing announcements, or create new announcements. If the user has ‘Editor’ permissions, all announcements will be available in this list. If the user has ‘Publisher’ permissions, then all announcements will be listed, and the user will be able to publish and un-publish announcements.
If the user is an ‘Editor’ or ‘Published’ then they will be able to filter the list of announcements by author.
To edit an existing announcement, click the announcements title. To create a new announcement, click the ‘Add’ (Tooltip add image) button.
The following fields are available:
You can also edit announcements while browsing them. If the user has sufficient permissions then the edit and/or publish links will be displayed. Unpublished announcements that the user has permission to edit will also be displayed with a highlighted background. You can change the background highlight colour in the settings.
The small Edit icon can be used to link directly to the articles edit page, and the Tick and Cross icons can be used to publish or un-published the article if the user has sufficient permissions.