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Automatic liftups: news, events & articles

Steps on how you can create an automatic news, event or article liftup to your page on aalto.fi.

Create automatic news liftup

  • Find the page where you want the automatic liftup (= news article feed) to be shown e.g. your research group page or a hub
  • Go to edit mode
  • Select from components "Add content: automatic news liftup"
  • You can create one automatic liftup component to showcase one type of news articles:
    1. filter the news articles to this component by filling in the categories used on the news articles
    2. filter the news articles to this component by filling in the primary tags used on the news articles
    OR
    3. filter the news articles to this component by using "relates to" field (= the right HUB/research group page that the news have to be marked as "related to") to showcase them in this liftup.
  • Don't use all three fields at the same time: within one filter (categories/primary tags/relates to) the content will be filtered by using OR-search (e.g. show news articles that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C), but if you have used two or three filters in creating the automatic liftup, the content will be filtered via AND-search (e.g. show news articles that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C – AND – that have in relates to field A HUB OR B HUB OR C HUB). If there are just a few of these kinds of news, the news feed will be quite empty. So make sure you think how to build the filter for the automatic liftup.
  • Then, click on "Save".
  • Now the component shows all the news articles that you have chosen by using tags/filters OR relates to field
  • If the relevant news articles are not showing, they might be lacking information (category / primary tags / secondary tags / relates to)

If you look at the example below, you see that e.g. this automatic news liftup shows only news articles related to “Collaboration” HUB, i.e. this automatic liftup shows only news articles that were tagged "Relates to" Collaboration HUB.

    aalto.fi / automatic news article liftup, relates to

    Automatic news liftup example

    Here is an example of an automatic news liftup. This component lifts up all public news with a primary tag "sustainability".

    Pohjoisen ikirouta-alueen vehreää kasvillisuutta. Kuva: Ive van Krunkelsven
    Press releases, Research & Art Published:

    Greenhouse gas emissions from permafrost area larger than earlier estimated

    Plant roots in soil stimulate microbial decomposition, a mechanism called the priming effect. A recent study published in Nature Geoscience shows that the priming effect alone can cause emission of 40 billion tonnes carbon from permafrost by 2100.
    Rosegbach. Photo: Daniel Viviroli.
    Press releases Published:

    A quarter of the world’s lowland population depends critically on mountain water resources

    Global water consumption has increased almost fourfold in the past 100 years, and many regions can only meet their water demand thanks to essential contributions from mountain regions
    250 ilmastotekoa
    Studies Published:

    Simple yet effective ways to act on climate change – tips for everyday life

    Author and Creative Sustainability student Rinna Saramäki and AaltoSDG mobile application encourage everyone to take action to mitigate climate change.
    AaltoSDG 2.0
    Campus Published:

    Updated version of AaltoSDG is out

    Share, rate and see your impact – here’s everything you need to know about AaltoSDG mobile application’s new update.

    Create automatic events liftup

    • Find the page where you want the automatic liftup (= events article feed) to be shown e.g. your research group page or a hub
    • Go to edit mode
    • Select from components "Add content: automatic events liftup"
    • You can create one automatic liftup component to showcase one type of event articles:
    • 1. filter the event articles to this component by filling in the categories used on the event articles
      2. filter the event articles to this component by filling in the primary tags used on the event articles
      OR
      3. filter the event articles to this component by using "relates to" field (= the right HUB/research group page that the events have to be marked as "related to") to showcase them in this liftup.
    • Don't use all three fields at the same time: within one filter (categories/primary tags/relates to) the content will be filtered by using OR-search (e.g. show events that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C), but if you have used two or three filters in creating the automatic liftup, the content will be filtered via AND-search (e.g. show events that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C – AND – that have in relates to field A HUB OR B HUB OR C HUB). If there are just a few of these kinds of events, the event feed will be quite empty. So make sure you think how to build the filter for the automatic liftup.
    • Then, click on "Save".
    • Now the component shows all the events articles that you have chosen by using tags/filters OR relates to field
    • If the relevant events are not showing, they might be lacking information (category / primary tags / secondary tags / relates to)

    Create automatic article liftup

    • Find the page where you want the automatic liftup (= article feed) to be shown e.g. your research group page or a hub
    • Go to edit mode
    • Select from components "Add content: automatic article liftup"
    • You can create one automatic liftup component to showcase one type of articles:
    • 1. filter the event articles to this component by filling in the primary or secondary tags used on the event articles
      OR
      2. filter the articles to this component by using "relates to" field (= the right HUB/research group page that the articles have to be marked as "related to") or "content home" (the home hub of the article) to showcase them in this liftup.
    • Don't use all three fields at the same time: within one filter (primary tags/secondary tags/relates to) the content will be filtered by using OR-search (e.g. show events that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C), but if you have used two or three filters in creating the automatic liftup, the content will be filtered via AND-search (e.g. show events that have in the primary tags field A OR B OR C – AND – that have in relates to field A HUB OR B HUB OR C HUB). If there are just a few of these kinds of articles, the article feed will be quite empty. So make sure you think how to build the filter for the automatic liftup.
    • Then, click on "Save".
    • Now the component shows all the articles that you have chosen by using tags OR relates to field
    • If the relevant events are not showing, they might be lacking information (primary tags / secondary tags / relates to / content home)

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