|How do I create a new editorial?|
To change static site content into ‘editorial’ content you must contact your site co-ordinator/producer. New editorials must be created by the Sift Production team.
|How to update an existing editorial?|
In addition to text, you can use some HTML tags to change the content within your editorial. This section outlines the HTML tags available to you and how to use them. If you would like to use any other HTML tags to format your editorial content please contact your site co-ordinator/producer as many tags will produce unexpected results when used within an editorial.
|How do I format text?|
To make text bold surround the word/s with an opening and closing bold tag. The tags you will need are indicated in red.
To make text italic surround the word/s with an opening and closing italic tag. The tags you will need are indicated in red.
Increase/decrease text size
To increase the size of text surround the word/s with an opening and closing font tag. Text sizes range from 1 to 6. (1 being the smallest) The tags you will need are indicated in red.
<font size=”3″>your text</font>
Changing the color of text
To change the color of text surround the word/s with an opening and closing font tag. There are too many color choices to list but if you use this
<font color=”#336699″>your text</font>
Combining text formatting
I you want to use more than one HTML formatting tag you can combine them as shown below
<font size=”4″ color=”#FFFFFF”><i>your text</i></font>
|How do I create links?|
To create links to another web page use the <a href> tag in conjunction with the url of the page you want to link to.
<a href=”http://www.urlhere.com”>your text</a>
To create a link to an e-maill address use the <a href> tag in conjunction with ‘mailto:’ and the e-mail address as shown.
<a href=”mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”>your text</a>
|How do I create lists?|
You can easily create bulleted or numbered lists using the following html tags
A bulleted list
<li>list item 1
<li>list item 2
<li>list item 3
<li>list item 4
Numbered lists are created as above all you need to do is change the the opening and closing <ul> tag to an opening and closing <ol> tag.
|How do I add images?|
An image used in an editorial must taken from the Sift photo library or if originating from an external source copied to the images folder of the relevant site. External images (ie not designed by sift or not originating from the photolibrary) must be copywrite free.
Once the image is available you can use the <img> tag to add your image to your editorial.
<img src=”path/nameofimage.gif width=”100″ height=”100″ border=”0″>
You can see from the above HTML that you will need to know the following about the image you want to add:
Note:To amend the above you must copy the code from the original file in test/photlib/help.html and before submitting remove the non breaking spaces