Create news items

This topic explains how to create a news item.

When creating a news item, you must perform the following steps:

  1. Check whether the news item already exists.
    Before you create the news item, you must check whether an item with the same ID already exists.
  2. Create the news item.
    If the news item does not exist, you create a new news item with the specified ID.
  3. Set the required properties.
    When creating a new news item, we recommend setting at least the following properties:
    • Title
    • Content
    • LastModified
    • DateCreated
    • UrlName
    • You can also set any properties, such as Author or Summary.
  4. Save the news item.
    Save all changes that you have made to the news item.
  5. Publish the news item.
    You publish the news item using the workflow manager.

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