The What's New page type is often custom coded into
the home page of websites and allows the web editor to feature newsworthy items
on the home page of their site. They
can update the news items anytime they choose to keep their site fresh and up
But this page type can be used anywhere within your site and
does not need to be just for news items.
It has numerous other users - anywhere you want to have a thumbnail
image, description and link to another page or file. The example on this site shows how you might list new home models
on a builder's site.
This page type creates a menu page with links to other
EXISTING web pages or web files. So
before you create your What's New page you will need to create the pages
or upload the files you want to link TO from this page (if they do not already
The What's New page type allows the following options
for each item listed on the menu page:
(required) - How do I know what my link is?
Alignment (left or right of the text)
to have file or page you are linking TO open in same window or new window.
Here's a snapshot of the online interface for creating an
item on your What's New page:
If you want to link from your What's New page to web
FILES within your website, you must upload these files to your File
Library. The File Library is a storage
area "behind the scenes" of your website that allows you to store files that
you want your visitors to be able to access.
The menu of links in the What's New page can link to
any active web address or web file.
Basic knowledge of html and hyperlinks is helpful for using
this page type.