Skip to main content

How do I create and edit tags (categories) for news items?

Tags are keywords or categories and are useful for grouping items and allowing users to view all the items in a specific category.

Create a new tag on creating a news story

  1. Go to your news page.
  2. Select the Create new item button on the right-hand side of the news page.
  3. Create the new item as detailed in the Create a new item FAQ.
  4. If a new tag, enter the New tag name in the field at the bottom of the page

    Tags - create new tags

  5. Select the Create button, to the right of the New tag field.
  6. When you have finished creating the whole news story, select the Create new item button.

Edit or create tags on a specific story

  1. Go to your news page.
  2. Locate the news item you wish to edit and select Edit item from the bottom right of the news story.
  3. To change the tag from one to another, unselect the checked option and choose a better tag.
  4. Alternatively to create another new tag, follow the instructions for creating a new tag as above.

To edit all tags

  1. Go to your news page.
  2. Select the Edit tags button (on the right-hand side or at the top of the news page, under the Create new item button. The edit tags page will be displayed:

    Tags - edit tags

  3. Choose the item that you wish to edit.
  4. Select the Edit link for that item. The edit tag screen will be displayed:

    Tags - edit colour

  5. Enter a new Name for the tag.
  6. Select a new colour to change the tag colour if required. This works particularly well for calendar events, perhaps less so for news stories.
  7. Select the Save button.

Related FAQs

How do I create and edit tags (categories) for events?

 

Support

Telephone 73737
Email webteam at warwick dot ac dot uk
How to report a problem