Automatically display the red 'UB Alert' banner on your site
during a campus emergency.
the component to the page. No settings need to be adjusted in
this component, but you will need to adjust your home page's
To ensure that the banner will display on your site as soon as
it is loaded on the master emergency.buffalo.edu site, you will
need to set a Flush Trigger on your site's home page.
In your home page's Page Properties, in the Advanced
tab, under Server Caching, add a new Flush Trigger with this URL:
Do not be alarmed. Unless there is a campus crisis, the banner
will NOT be visible on your home page even in the Author
environment. It will, however, always be displayed on your header
When a UB Alert is posted during a campus emergency, this
component will display as a red banner on select websites, such as
UB Reporter, the News Center, the UB home page, and the main Emergency Management