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How to create new content

This function allows an editor to create new content for the incoming issue of tablet, or mobile. On this screen, editor specifies preliminary information about the new content such as title, brief description, publishing channel, section, and deadline. After clicking "Create and Open," editor will be directed to the editing page to write and edit the story.

Method 1: Using the quick CREATE button

User clicks on CREATE button on dashboard menu or push shortcut C on keyboard.

 

Create screen

  1. CONTENT TYPE: Editor selects a content type from the drop-down list. The default selection is "Story"
  2. WORKING TITLE: Editor names the subject of content. This subject is only used within the Zinio Pro Publishing Platform to organize articles. Title of the story will be defined in the editing page.
  3. BRIEF: Editor writes a description about the content. This information is only used within the Publishing Platform and is not released as part of the article/story content. These are instructional notes for your staff only.
  4. CHANNEL: Editor selects the publishing channel (Tablet or Mobile) for the content.
  5. ASSIGNMENT: Editor selects the assignee for the content.
  6. SECTION: Editor selects the destination section, to which the content will be published. This field can be edited later in the editing page.
  7. DEADLINE: Editor picks the content's deadline.
  8. CREATE AND OPEN: After filling in required fields, editor clicks this button to create the content. Editing page will then open.
 

Method 2: Navigating to the "Stories" menu

  1. On the dashboard, editor clicks the CONTENT menu to enter the stories listing page.
  2. Editor clicks CREATE NEW CONTENT to assign or create new content.
 

Prompt screen

1. Editor clicks CREATE

 

Create screen

  1. WORKING TITLE: Editor names the subject of content. This subject is only used within the Publishing Platform to organize articles. Title of the story will be defined in the editing page.
  2. BRIEF: For the editor to write a description about the content. 
  3. CHANNEL: Editor selects the publishing channel (Tablet or Mobile) for this content.
  4. DEADLINE: Editor picks the content's deadline.
  5. CREATE AND OPEN: After filling in required fields, editor clicks this button to create the content. Editing page will then open.
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