Announcements, Alerts, & Account Messages

Last Update: September 15th, 2021

These features can be used to add additional information and important notices on your public site.

Announcements

An announcement shows on the home page below the quick icons and above the home page photos.

To add a Home Page Announcement:

  1. In the left-hand navigation, click Home Page and then Announcements.
  2. Click Add New Announcement in the top left-hand corner.
  3. Type the announcement message in the text box, and set the date range for the message to appear.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. If you change any fonts or colors, be sure to check your announcement on the public side to confirm that the text is readable.

An announcement will look like this:

Alerts

An Alert message can be set to show on the Public Site Home Page.

To add a Home Page Alert:

  1. In the left-hand navigation, click Home Page and then Alerts
  2. Click Add New Alert in the top left-hand corner.
  3. Type the alert message in the text box, and set the date range for the message to appear.
  4. Click Submit.

Alerts look like this on the public side:

Account Messages

Messages can be created to show upon the public accessing their account.

Global Messages

Global Messages apply to all accounts in the system and will appear for anyone accessing their account online.

To add a Global Message:

  1. In the left-hand navigation, click Home Page and then Account Messages.
  2. Click Add New Global Message in the top left corner.
  3. Type the message in the text box, and set the dates range for the message to appear.
  4. Click Submit.

Targeted Messages

Targeted Messages apply only to those accounts where a member is enrolled in the selected activity for the message.

To add a Targeted Message:

  1. In the left-hand navigation, click Home Page and then Account Messages.
  2. Click Add New Global Message in the top left corner.
  3. Type the message in the text box, and set the dates range for the message to appear.
  4. Select the activity/activities to receive the message.
    Tip: If you don't see the right activities listed, try searching by activity start and end dates.
  5. Click Submit.

Account messages will look like this for the user: