Are you new to working with Announcements?
Create an announcement
  1. Navigate to your announcements folder.
  2. From the top menu, choose New >> Announcement.
  3. Complete the applicable fields: Title, Summary, URL, Location, Contact Info, Full Description 
    • Do not copy and paste directly from another source (Word, email, webpage). First copy from the source, then in Cascade click the Paste as Plain Text button before you paste. You can also clean up your text by first pasting it into a text editor such as Textpad or Notepad.
  4. Add extra items to the right column of your announcement page (optional).
  5. Submit and publish your site folder (this will ensure your changes are published on all of the necessary pages).
Want one of those right-hand column boxes to display your announcements?

Learn about a listbox to display your announcements on any page.

Delete an announcement

If you're done with an announcement page you can either delete it, or hide it for future use (see below for how to hide and reuse). To delete:

  1. Navigate to and select the announcement page.
  2. Delete the file (click the More tab and then Delete, or use the hover shortcut by the page in your file tree to select Delete).
  3. Submit and publish your site folder.
Hide your announcement (and re-use it later)

When you have announcements that you will reuse periodically, and you don't want to delete and rebuild them every time:

  1. Select the announcement you want to hide and UN-publish it (click the Publish tab, select Un-publish, Submit).
  2. Edit the announcement and select the System sub-tab.
  3. UN-check the "Include when publishing" and "Include when indexing" boxes and Submit.
  4. Publish your site folder.

When you're ready to reactivate your hidden announcement:

  1. Select the announcement.
  2. Click the Edit tab and then the System sub-tab.
  3. Check the "Include when publishing" and "Include when indexing" boxes and Submit.
  4. Publish your site folder.