How to publish a post, video or document

How to publish a post, video or document

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To create a post / video / document you'll need to follow the below steps.

Step-by-step guide

  • Click ‘create’ at the top right of your screen and then click on create a post, video or document
  • Click the green button +new post/document 
    ument/video, dependent on which you are posting
  • Fill out the title, introduction and the body of the content (an introduction isn’t needed but is preferred)
  • When creating your post, relevant buttons to use are located on the right of your screen labelled poster image, badges, channels and contributors. Explanation of these below:

- Poster image: upload a banner image that will be presented behind the title and introduction on your post to represent your post on the homepage

- Badges: use these tags to describe the topic areas relevant to your content - if there are no suitable badges you do not need to add any

- Channels: add your content to the channel which is most suitable or leave this blank if your post does not fit into any of these categories

- Contributors: add any Crit Comms Network members who have contributed to the content

Other points to note

  • Documents and video content do not require a poster image. For videos, you can select which tile you want to appear as the main static image before a user clicks play 
  • You can save as you go using the green save button on the top right
  • You can preview your post before you publish it to see what it will look like on the site
  • When finished, press publish now at the top right

You can update the settings on your post to allow notifications when anyone engages with it, and to allow people to comment on it. You can also share your post to other platforms once it has been published.

Any questions, please don't hesitate to ask in the Live Chat on the bottom right of your screen.

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