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Creating a new article in Content Station Aurora

Creating a new article in Content Station Aurora

Creating a new article is one of the ways of working with articles using the Print editor or Digital editor in Content Station.

Quick steps

Step 1. Click Create new... at the top of the page.

The 'Create New' window is displayed.

Step 2. Choose the type of article that you want to create:

  • A Print article for publishing to a printed publication such as a newspaper or magazine.
  • A Digital article for creating channel-neutral content for publishing to digital and print channels.

Step 3. Choose a template from the list to base the article on and click Next.

Tip: Type any part of the name of the template to filter the list.

Step 4. Fill out all necessary details and click Create. The article is created and opened for editing.

Creating a new article, steps 1 and 2

Creating a new article, step 3

Detailed steps

Step 1. (Optional) If you want to directly add the article to a Dossier, open that Dossier first.

Step 2. In the toolbar at the top of the screen, click Create New... .

The top toolbar

The 'Create New' window appears.

The Create New window

The window allows you to create a new Print article, Digital article or a Dossier (right).

Creating an article in Content Station is done by basing it on a template. Typically, many templates will have been made available, each containing their own set of article components and styling.

Step 3. Make sure that either the Print article iconor the Digital article icon is selected.

Step 4. From the list, select a template to base the article on.

Tip: Type any part of the name of the template to filter the list.

Once a template is selected, the Next button becomes available.

Step 5. Click Next.

The Properties window appears.

Article properties

Step 5. Set the properties for the article.

Note about the Dossier field: (It is assumed here that this field has been added to the Properties window by the system administrator) The Dossier field allows you to quickly add the article to a new or an existing Dossier.

Choose one of the following options:

  • Leave the field blank to not add the article to a Dossier.
  • Choose New Dossier to create a Dossier with the same name as the article and to automatically add the article to that Dossier.
  • Choose an existing Dossier to add the article to it (type any part of the name to quickly find a Dossier).

Step 6. Click Create.

The article is created and opened for editing.

Next steps

For more information about working with a Print article or Digital article, see:

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