Add stories to your group to share on the Carthage website.

  1. From the Dashboard, click the Stories tab.

  2. If you are creating a new event, click the blue + Add new. Or you can click on the name of an existing event to edit.

  3. Fill out the form with the relevant information for your story. A title and summary are required.

  4. Click Save when finished. You can also click Save and Go to Story for a preview that will open in a new tab.

MAKING STORIES LIVE
  • Unless changed, the default for stories is hidden.

  • Click Hidden and change to Live, or when creating your story, you have the option to make the story Live as well.

IMAGES
  • It’s good practice to add an image to a story.

  • You can always check for shared images in the CMS if you don’t have one in your group.

  • You can also choose to attach a gallery to the story. Make sure to add captions on the gallery images.
SUMMARIES
  • Content entered into the summary appears under the title when stories are displayed a page.

  • Keep summaries brief and don’t repeat them in the body copy.

SHARING
  • Get the most out of your work by sharing your story with other groups.
  • Enter other groups who might want to post or link to your story as well.
  • You can always suggest to the Homepage group as well!.
  • Content shared with other groups will be approved by that group’s content manager.

Story examples

Featured story

Latest starred story:


Story list

A list of stories: