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How to Add News

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Follow these easy steps to add news, anywhere in the world.
News can be any type of announcement, review or editorial piece about music. Within the news post you can tag other shows, artists or venues that have pages on this site.
Log in and click on the Add Your News link on the upper right.

Quick Start

Quick Start: Simply complete the 4 required steps. If you need more detailed instruction scroll down.

1) Headline: Give it a catchy but concise title.
2) Story: Paste your text in the box.
3) Main Image: Got a 250x250 graphic? If not, try Google Images.
4) Save: That's all we need - as soon as you click save it's live but you can always add more.

Detailed Instructions

Headline: Put your title or call to action here. Use nice descriptive words but keep it short.

Story: Add the text for your news article, promo piece or review here.

Main Image: (3 options)
Upload option - Browse for an image that is saved on your computer and click Upload. It must be a .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg and be less than 3 MB. Avoid special characters in your file name !@#$%^&*()+? and make sure your image is 250 pixels by 250 pixels or larger. You will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Remote URL option - Add the direct URL of an image that is hosted elsewhere on the web. It must end in .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg. Click Transfer and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Reference existing option - Start typing the file name of an image that you have used before in a show post. The database will auto-complete the name (with its Node ID Number) and you can choose it. Click select and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.

Save: At this point, you have completed all the required elements and should scroll to the bottom and click on the Save button before adding anything else. Once you save your news post it is live immediately. You will see Edit above your post and you can add more information or make changes.

Links, Audio, Video and More Images - Expand this section to fill in these fields.

External Website: External Website: Add 2 or more links to any website. The Title (on the left) is the text that will appear in your show listing. The URL (on the right) is where the user will be re-directed to an external site. To display more than two links, click Add Another Item. You may change the display order by clicking on the <+> on the left side and moving up and down or changing the number value on the right.

SoundCloud: Enter the SoundCloud URL or SoundCloud embed code here. The audio player will display on your finished post.

Video Code: Add the URL or embed code from sites such as YouTube or Vimeo. A video player will be embedded on your show listing. Hint - Use the basic YouTube URL even though there are a few links that go to the same video.

good link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iReyS8--xDM

bad link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iReyS8--xDM

bad link - http://youtu.be/iReyS8--xDM

Gallery Images: (3 options) If more than 2 images are added, images will be displayed one at a time in a slideshow fashion.
Upload option - Browse for an image that is saved on your computer and click Upload. It must be a .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg and be less than 3 MB. Avoid special characters in your file name !@#$%^&*()+? and make sure your image is 250 pixels by 250 pixels or larger. You will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Remote URL option - Add the direct URL of an image that is hosted elsewhere on the web. It must end in .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg. Click Transfer and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Reference existing option - Start typing the file name of an image that you have used before in a artist post. The database will auto-complete the name (with its Node ID Number) and you can choose it. Click select and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
To display more than two images, click Add Another Item. You may change the display order by clicking on the <+> on the left side and moving up and down or changing the number value on the right.

Save: Scroll to the bottom and click Save. You will see the completed version of your venue and can make changes immediately by using the edit button at the top. Find any of your previously created shows, venues, artists or news posts in your My Stuff area.

Please Contact Us with any questions.