RSS Feeds

If your unit needs an rss feed, please contact Strategic Communications.

Create a New News Item:

  1. Log into Omni
  2. Navigate to your news section
  3. Select the year (and month if you choose to break your news out by month) you’d like the release to reside in
  4. Click the green “+New” button in the top right corner
  5. Select “New News Article”
  6. Add page title
  7. Add a description
  8. Add a filename
  9. Click the blue “create” button
  10. Click “Properties” from the main navigation
    1. Here is where you can add a left or right column
    2. Select “RSS” from the left nav
  11. Click on your news item (should be hyperlinked in blue)
  12. Replace the link in the “Link” text field with the following: [auto]
    1. You can also edit the publish date in this section. This will be useful if you plan to migrate your old news releases to the new site)
  13. Click the blue “save” button
  14. Click “edit” from the main navigation
  15. Click the green “edit main content” button
    1. This is where you add the body copy, date, etc.
  16. Save
  17. Publish

Add a Redirect

  1. Log into Omni
  2. Navigate to your news section
  3. Select the green “+New” button
  4. Select “New Redirect”
  5. In the Redirect URL text field, paste in the link you want to redirect to
  6. Name the file in the Filename text field
  7. Select “Create”
  8. Select “Properties”
  9. Select “RSS” in the left nav
  10. Select the green “+New button”
  11. Enter the page title and page description
    1. You can edit the publish date in this
    2. Save
    3. Publish

To insert a feed onto a page

  1. Log into Omni
  2. Navigate to the page you want to insert a feed onto
  3. Check out the page
  4. Place your cursor where you want the feed to appear
  5. Select the snippet icon from the toolbar (looks like a puzzle piece)
  6. Select “News Display”
  7. Click “insert”
  8. Highlight “selectafeed” and insert your feed
  9. Determine the number of items you want to display
  10. You can also change the heading if you wish
  11. Save
  12. Publish

Need Help?

Don't see the answer to your question? Email helpdesk@lsu.edu, stratcomm@lsu.edu or contact our team directly with your question and we'll get on it as soon as we can.

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