Login to the news site at http://news.gsu.edu/wp-admin (change in the future to news.gsu.edu)
On the Dashboard, hover over Posts and click Add New
Enter a headline in the Post Title field
On the right side of the edit post window select the categories (limit 2 is best) for the post and use the "tag" option to enter "Press Release" (If you type "press" and wait a second it will offer the option to auto fill. This will ensure it is put in the correct tag. Do not forget to click add.To add the template to the post, click on Backend Editor near the post title to activate the Visual Composer editor
Layouts will appear at the top of the page. The default is the left rail layout, but you can select it as well.
Under the visual editor section, you will see an option to add a template. Click the button to do so
The pop-up window has two tabs. Select the "My Templates" tab
Select Press Release With Sidebar
In this template, you can edit the image, content, add a media contact as well as use the news hub experts feature. Any of these features can be removed as well.Continue to edit elements in the back end or switch to "front-end" editing. Should you finish editing on the "front-end" go back to the "back-end" to complete the remaining tasks.Under the visual editor on the back-end, there is a title option. Select "Show".Next you, craft the search and social sharing options. Under the "Yoast" section, you can enter a keyword and craft the meta information displayed in a search result. You may also use click the share icon to enter the information for Facebook and Twitter that you would like to auto populate should someone share it.Add a custom excerpt below the "Yoast" function. This will control the excerpt as it is displayed on WordPress pages.Lastly, upload a feature image. This image should be a 16:9 image and can be the same as the image in the article.To make this post private but to share it with logged in editors, scroll back to the top, select "Visibility" under the publish options and choose private.Publish the page.