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Practical Plone 3: A Beginner's Guide to Building Powerful Websites by Clayton Parker, Alex Clark

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Chapter 5. Add News Items, Events, Links, and Files

Now that you have learned how to create pages, you are ready to move on to creating other types of content items to populate your web site.

In this chapter by Tom Couklin, we will focus on:

  • Creating news items
  • Creating events
  • Creating hyperlinks to internal and external web sites
  • Uploading files to your Plone site

By using these types of content items, you are making your site dynamic, with various topics that could be relevant to your audience. Having news items and events gives visitors the impression that the site is current and should be checked on a regular basis. Creating hyperlinks and making electronic files available in a user-friendly way helps to give your site a polished look and feel. ...

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