UA Site Author Guide

Pages will be built in the Production environment and pushed to live site when published. All edits made before clicking publish even on live pages will not be visible on live site until published.
Enter the AEM Production Site

Navigate to Asset DAM

  • Click Assets > Files > Under Armour > Newsroom Stories > Story Year based on Year Number > Story Month based on Month Number

Upload Assets to DAM

  • Once correct month parent folder is selected click create in upper right corner > Create Folder > Name folder with story title with no special characters > Click Create
  • Once in new folder click Create in upper right corner click Files, select images that need to be uploaded. You can also drag and drop images into folder to begin upload.
  •  Alt text and download titles can be added to images here or can be added within story page based on preference. You will just need to select Inherit DAM info

Navigate to Parent Folders

  • Sites > Under Armour > About UA > Home > Stories> Story Year based on Year Number > Story Month based on Month Number
  • If you do not see month or year folder needed, start new folder by clicking on parent folder, click create in top right corner, select folder

Create Article Detail Page

  • Once correct month parent folder is selected click create in upper right corner > Create Page > Select Article Detail Page > Create
  • This will take you to Edit Properties, edit details for Basic and Image section. Add publish date, Story Title and Thumbnail Image.
  • Click Create

Add Content

  • Edit Title component, edit title field if needed leave settings as H1 for main title. Click additional fields add date eyebrow and subtitle. Click on Image to Add main story image
  • Toggle side panel in top left corner to add components for content and imagery click on the second icon in the side navigation for components, drag components into body and edit as needed. You can also click Drag Components Here within containers and click “+” symbol to add components.
  • For imagery within toggle panel, you can find access to Assets in the top icon on the side navigation. To navigate to see only assets loaded in prep steps click folder icon next to enter path and navigate to Under Armour > Newsroom Stories > Story Year based on Year Number > Story Month based on Month Number > Story Title folder > Click Select.
  • Add an Image gallery for any remaining imagery at the end.
  • Use top navigation Emulator and toggle to mobile mode to check formatting. You can edit sizing here for mobile and it should not affect desktop version. Any type edits will affect both versions.
  • There is no need to save, any editing will be saved live as working.

Preview as Published and Mobile Review

  • Preview Story in published state: Click the middle icon in the top left corner for page information > Click view as published
  • Mobile Edit & Review: Before publishing review mobile version of story by clicking the furthest right Emulator icon in the top left corner > Select different device options to preview on these device displays
  • You can edit placement of components on the grid here, this will not affect desktop version, you can also edit mobile image here. Any edits to actual text will affect and show up in desktop version.

Edit Properties

  • In top navigation click the middle icon for Page Information > Click Edit Properties
  • Click Exclude from Site Search and Exclude from Search Engine under Index. 
  • Do not add tags until ready for live site publish.
  • Add Subtitle if needed.
  • Add a story description (this will show as the quick preview blurb for a story when it's fearured anywhere or in search).
  • Click Images tab in top navigation > Add both a featured Image and Thumbnail Image > Add Alt text
  • Featured image will show as portrait image in related content areas, if subject of image is in center on landscape image you can use otherwise use a portrait image.
  • Thumbnail image will show in search and Articles page as landscape image.
  • Alt Text is used for assistive devices for the visually impaired and google search purposes, it should be descriptive about image.


Publish

  1. There are three ways to publish pages.
  2. In Story Editing Mode: click on the Page Information icon (slide Icon, text will show on hover) select publish page and follow prompt
  3. Quick Publish: Navigate to story through sites navigation > check box next to story > Navigation will show at top select Quick Publish
  4. Manage Publication: Navigate to story through sites navigation > check box next to story > Navigation will show at top > Select Quick Publish
Publication image

Edit Properties

  • In top navigation click the middle icon for Page Information > Click Edit Properties
  • Uncheck any boxes that may have been used during review like Exclude from Site Search and Exclude from Search Engine
  • Add related story tags> Make sure to use Newsroom media type tag to have story included on Articles page, Newsroom Front page and use media type filtration system on search functionality.
  • Add Subtitle if needed.
  • Add a story description (this will show as the quick preview blurb for a story when it's fearured anywhere or in search).
  • Click Images tab in top navigation to ensure both a featured Image and Thumbnail Image have been added to story if they have not add these or return to create story steps for instructions

 

Publish

There are three ways to publish pages.

  1. In Story Editing Mode: click on the Page Information icon (slide Icon, text will show on hover) select publish page and follow prompt
  2. Quick Publish: Navigate to story through sites navigation > check box next to story > Navigation will show at top select Quick Publish
  3. Manage Publication: Navigate to story through sites navigation > check box next to story > Navigation will show at top > Select Quick Publish

There are two ways to unpublish pages:

  1. Manage Publication: Navigate to story through sites navigation > check box next to story > Navigation will show at top > Select Manage Publication >Select Unpublish and either unpublish now or set a future date and time to unpublish
  2. In Story Editing Mode: click on the Page Information icon in top left (slide Icon, text will show on hover) > Select unpublish page and follow prompt

The Main Stories Page is a series of manually updated Promo Components and an automated feed towards the bottom of the page. 

 

To Update Promo Components

Go to edit Stories Page > Click on Promo Component and click wrench configure icon> Once in the edit module under Text tab update Eyebrow with story date, Story Title, Story Description, Story Link> Click on Image tab and Update Story Image.

 

Automated What's Just Dropped Feed

This feed will pull in News Stories based on filtered taxonomy tags. To have it pull in all stories filter it for just Newsroom Stories tag. To create more specified feeds you can use the tag system to filter by specific sports, athletes, products, innovations etc. The title should also be added to specifiy feed topics for the user.