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Create copy of News Module

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  1. Femy
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    08 Oct 2008
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    Hi

    I want to create a copy of the News Module and name it Press Releases. It can have the same fields as News. How do I go about doing this.
    On the Press Releases Main Page, I have three links - 08|07|06 and clicking this will list ONLY the PRs for that year. Whats the best way to do this?

    Pls advice.
    TIA
    FR
  2. SelAromDotNet
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    this is just an idea off the top of my head but if press releases needs the exact same module as news, perhaps you could try using a "Press Releases" category, and use a separate newsview control to just show items with that category. your regular newsview could show everything except that category.

    I believe the news module has an archiveview control that might serve your second need.

    hope this was helpful
  3. Pepi
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    Hello Femy,

    Another option is to add your own News provider. For details how to achieve this, please refer to our User Manual > Working with Modules > Customizing Modules > Adding Providers.

    After that News View and News Achieve public controls should be set to work with the custom provider - ProviderName property under section Data should be set to the custom provider’s name.

    Do let us know if this helps.

    All the best,
    Pepi
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