Automatically display a yellow Issues Communications banner in your site header to communicate ongoing, university-wide concerns (e.g. COVID-19).
Unlike most UBCMS components, the Issues Advisory Banner relies on shared content displayed using a Shared Content Reference. Two steps are required:
Remember to set a 'Flush Trigger' for your homepage (details below) and re-activate your header and home pages.
Place this component in your site's Header page, which is located in your Site-Wide Configuration folder. We encourage you to place it immediately under the main header component, and below the Emergency Alert Banner (if you have one).
Reference path: Set the reference path to:
To ensure that the banner will display on your site and stays up to date, you must set a Flush Trigger on your site's homepage.
In Page Properties, in the Advanced tab, under Server Caching, add a new Flush Trigger with this path and then re-activate that page: /content/shared/www/emergency
Unless there is a university-wide need to communicate information, the banner will NOT be visible on your home or header pages, even in the Author environment. When the banner is operational, you should see it in Author on your header and Web pages, and on your live site.
Remember to re-activate your homepage!
March 16, 2020