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Basic information

To create new text content in Pangea CMS, go to New > Content in the primary navigation and choose your preferred option.

This article describes the purpose of each text content type.



Article

Article is a highly flexible content type that lets you share information on almost any topic.

To learn how to create a new Article page from Pangea CMS, see the following article:



Backgrounder

You can embed a Backgrounder into the body of a text content page. A Backgrounder provides background information on a topic that is relevant to the story.

IMPORTANT: We do not recommend sharing a Backgrounder as a standalone content page.

To learn how to create a new Backgrounder from Pangea CMS, see the following article:



Blog

The Blog content type is intended for sharing short, blog-style content. For example, your site might publish regular Blogs to provide updates on a special project or investigation.

A published Blog has the same layout as a published Article. The settings for creating these content page types in Pangea CMS are also identical. We provide the Blog content type so sites can internally distinguish this type of content (if desired).

To learn how to create a new Blog page from Pangea CMS, see the following article:

TIP: Pangea CMS offers the special Blog with big images Category page layout for sharing blog-style content. This layout is applied only on the Category page (not on individual content pages).



FactCheck

The FactCheck content type lets you present an objective analysis of a statement that has been widely circulated and presented as fact. FactCheck is a powerful tool for combatting disinformation and fake news.

A published FactCheck page has a unique layout on the public site. This content type also has unique settings in Pangea CMS. To learn how to create a new FactCheck page, see the following article:

TIP: Pangea CMS offers the special FactCheck list Category page layout for sharing FactCheck content. This layout is applied only on the Category page (not on individual content pages).



Feature

The Feature content type is intended for sharing evergreen content. This means content that is not time-sensitive and will remain perpetually relevant for your audience.

A published Feature has the same layout as a published Article. The settings for creating these content page types in Pangea CMS are also identical. We provide the Feature content type so sites can internally distinguish this type of content (if desired).

To learn how to create a new Feature page from Pangea CMS, see the following article:



Feature story

The Feature story content type is intended for visual storytelling.

A published Feature story page has a unique layout on the public site. This content type also has unique settings in Pangea CMS. To learn how to create a new Feature story page, see the following article:



Live blog

The Live blog content type lets you cover developing live events in real-time by publishing a series of posts on a live feed.

A published Live blog page has a unique layout on the public site. This content type also has unique settings in Pangea CMS. To learn how to create a new Live blog page, see the following article:



News

The News content type is intended for sharing news content. This means time-sensitive stories that are typically promoted for a short time, before being replaced by newer content.

TIP: Pangea CMS offers the special Latest news Category layout for sharing news content. This layout is applied on the Category page as well as on individual content pages. When this layout is applied, the content is displayed as a continuous stream rather than individual content pages.

To ensure compatibility with the Latest news Category layout, the following limitations apply when you create a News page in Pangea CMS:

  • The page cannot display Related content.
  • The page cannot display an Introduction.

Other than these limitations, a published News page has the same layout as a published Article (if the Latest news Category layout is not applied). The settings for creating these content page types in Pangea CMS are also identical. To learn how to create a new News page, see the following article:



Transcript

The Transcript content type is intended for sharing a written record of video or audio content.

A published Transcript has the same layout as a published Article. The settings for creating these content page types in Pangea CMS are also identical

Pangea CMS lets you link a published Transcript to a Video / Audio clip page. When a Video / Audio clip is linked to a Transcript, the Read Transcript button is displayed below the player.

Link a Transcript to a Video / Audio clip page using one of the methods below:

  • In Pangea CMS, open the edit screen for the Video / Audio clip. Add the Transcript in the Related content.
  • In Pangea CMS, open the edit screen for the Transcript. Add the Video / Audio clip in the Related content.
NOTE: From the Site localization tool in Pangea CMS, your site can localize the text that is displayed for "Read Transcript" on the public site. Manage this text using the Responsive.Label.ReadTranscript configuration key.

To learn how to create a new Transcript page from Pangea CMS, see the following article:


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