How to update goac.com – updated: Jan. 2010
NOTE: All updates must be made in the separate goac CMS.
To switch, click on Active Site at upper right of CMS assets page and select goac.com
Content Sources: Much weekly content comes from At The Shore. This content is available and edited by late Tuesday afternoon.
Also post Press stories with any appeal to visitors, i.e. casino developments, jackpot wins, travel stories, new casino games, new gambler restrictions, AC concert reviews
NOTE: ATS photos can be found in Doris, or will come in ATS Thursday content feed, or ask At The Shore Editor
Moving content to goac can be done several ways:
- Cut/paste directly into CMS
- Send to goac button in Doris (see Skeels to get this)
- Stories in poac CMS can me moved to goac CMS by selecting site: goac with the asset, then running processor 985 in goac
- Finally, on Thurs. a.m., all At The Shore Copy is fed to goac into the gobucket folder, for use as needed. All stories go to the folder: Gobucket
Breaking News Fader / top of home page
Max. assets: 4 – each fading from one to next
Content: Can be almost anything that fits the label on the left. Can be with or without photo.
The label on the left is controlled in the block title/header. It can be anything, but past examples include: Hot Tickets, Hot New Year’s Tickets, Breaking News, or Latest photos
The portion in red is controlled by the article headline
NOTE: This block collapses and disappears if nothing has flag: breaking
Mega Carousel / top of home page
Section: Whatever appropriate i.e. Go See, Go Party, etc. (Section name is embossed on photo; otherwise “Feature” is embossed on photo)
Content: Almost anything with a photo.
NOTE: If story is about an upcoming casino performer, add keyword tag: #coming so story will also appear on home page in Casino Coming Attractions carousel
Photo warning: Make sure photo is cropped so that embossed word does not cover face of main subject
Section tag: go_eat/search_menus
Section tags (Depending on which blog): Blogs/casino, Blogs/clubs or Blogs/entertainment_and_dining
NOTE: Club blogger & ent./dining blogger post their own material.
Outside casino blogger sends emails which must be posted by editor.
Link asset: to Zvents poker listing page
Bet on It
Section tag: Goplay
Content: Stories about gambling, with or without photo
NOTE: Stories can be culled from Press, casino news releases, casino websites or CCC website
Atlantic City casinos (interactive flash map)
Keyword tag: flash-map
Latest Visitor News
Keyword tag: #news
Content: Newsy stories of interest to visitors, with or without photo
NOTE: Consider adding Flag: Breaking to these items to give them some time in fader at top of home page
Casino Coming Attractions carousel
Keyword tag: #coming
Content: Stories or listings about upcoming casino performers. Must have photo
Keyword tag: #multimedia
Content: Videos of interest to AC visitors
NOTE: These require a “preview” image with html asset. Image must be 200 wide. Also, a date and venue must be added for the performer. This is done in custom properties.
Add name: source
Value: (date & property info)
Keyword tag: galleries
Content: Images of interest to AC visitors
NOTE: Related image must be uploaded from back-end of goac MyCapture
pass: mycapture goac
Click on gallery
Then click on “Public view of this album” – for the exact link
Weekly Newsletter / emailed 4 p.m. every Thursday
This is created through Blocks
Open the folder goac-newsletter.
Top section of newsletter pulls any article asset with keyword: #coming (from the Casino Coming Attractions slider)
Bottom section pulls any link asset with keyword tag: #newsletter
NOTE: Photos need to be added to the link assets as Preview images.
Images: If an image does not show on live site, it’s likely because the block is looking for a specific image size, usually 100, 300 or 300 wide. If this happens, just add whatever image size is missing from the asset