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If enabled, the forum news will show in the header of the forum. The news will display the content of the text boxes found on the news management page (Administration Center > News and Newsletters > News). By default, it says ''“SMF - Just Installed!”''.
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'''Forum news''' can be used to display news items on the [[forum header]] of every page of the forum. The administrator enables '''random news line''' or '''news fader''' in the [[{{{Latest docs}}}:Themes_and_Layout#Theme_Settings|settings]] of one or more themes, and enters items in the [[{{Latest docs}}:News_and_newsletters#News|News]] tab.<noinclude>
 
 
News can also be shown in a "news fader box" on the Board Index that uses javascript to show each news item in succession -- without the reader needing to refresh the page. The admin turns news fader on and off and changes the fade time from the Current Theme section of the Administration center, and selecting to ''Show News Fader on Board Index''.
 
 
 
To edit the news, the admin simply needs to edit the text inside the text boxes on the news page. Both Bulletin Board Code (BBC) and HTML can be used to format the news in these boxes. To add more news items, the admin can select the ''Click here to add another item'' link located at the bottom of the news page. To delete news items, the admin can select the check boxes beside any news items, and select ''Remove Selected''.
 
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Revision as of 08:29, 15 April 2014

Forum news can be used to display news items on the forum header of every page of the forum. The administrator enables random news line or news fader in the [[{{{Latest docs}}}:Themes_and_Layout#Theme_Settings|settings]] of one or more themes, and enters items in the [[SMF2.0::News_and_newsletters#News|News]] tab.