Drupal Template: 
UQ School Template

To create an Article, follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click Content to expand the menu. Move the mouse pointer over Add Content to display the add content menu,  then click Article to open the page.

Menu - Add an Article

Step 2

The Create Article page displays. Complete the numbered items and click Save.

1. Article Title
The title is a mandatory field and displays as Heading 1 at the top of the webpage.
2. Short Title
3. Summary
4. WYSIWYG Editor & Body Field
What You See Is What You Get. You can style the text and add rich media contents to your document in real time by using the editor toolbar buttons and dialog windows. The result will be seen immediately. You do not need to work with HTML code directly. Enter the content, links and inline images to be displayed in the Article.
Create Article - items 1-4




5. Image Field
Upload an Image in the image field. The image displays on the right hand side of the published page and when the page is promoted to the Front page of the website.
6. Alternate Text and Caption
Enter the detail in the caption field and it will be displayed for all users. If an Alternate text field and a caption field are available, only complete the caption field. The screen reader will read the caption for the user with a visual impairment.
7. Featured Image
Currently not displaying.
8. Publish date
Insert the date that the Article will be published.
Create an Article - Steps 5-8




Menu Settings
9. Related Content
If there is an existing item of content to link to the article, enter a few letters of its title to search and select the content.
10. Provide menu Link
Tick Provide a menu link to ensure the article will appear in the site map.
11. Edit menu link title
The menu link title is automatically populated from the article title. The menu link title can be edited to suit your requirements.
12. Parent Item
Selection of a parent item ensures improved website navigation by displaying a breadcrumb trail at the top of the page.
13. Weight
Select a weight to determine the order of the menu link in the Parent Item. Menu links with smaller weights are displayed before links with larger weights.
Create an Article - Steps 9-13




Publishing Options
14. Publishing options
Click the tab Publishing options to finalise the publishing settings.
15. Published
Tick Published if the article is ready to be published.
16. Promoted to front page
To display the article on the front page above the local site footer, tick Promoted to front page.
17. Sticky at top of lists
To retain the article above the local site footer even after more recent content is published, tick Sticky at top of lists.
Click Save to update the article. Articles are not automatically published when it is saved.
Create an Article - Steps 14-17


The article is published and displays as follows:

  1. If the Parent Item is News.

Parent Item - News


  1. Promoted to the front page

Promoted to front page