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What is Announcements and How to create Announcements

Posted By: Wanda Petersen     Category: Sharepoint     Views: 11025

This article will explains you what is Announcements and How to create Announcements in sharepoint. This article will also explain how add new announcements to list and where to view announcements.

Announcements in sharepoint gives you facility to share news which are common to everyone, status of work and anykind of short bit of Information which should be known to everyone.  

To create Announcements list you should follow following steps.

Step 1: Open sharepoint site and on main page click on "View All Site Content".

Step 2: We are trying to create new Announcements List so lets click on "Create" link.

Step 3: On create page you can select "Announcements" under Communications menu list.

Step 4: On clicking "Announcements" link on create page, you will be taken to Create New Announcements list page.  Type a new name as you want it to appear in headings and links throughout the site. Type descriptive text that will help site visitors to use this Announcements list.   If you wish to display your Announcements list in Left side Quick Launch bar, select Yes in "Navigation", else No.  

Step 5: Select "No" Option for "Incoming Email" as we do not wish to add announcements using email.  Press Create button to create new Announcements list.

Step 6: Announcements List is ready now lets add announcement which is viewed by everyone.

Step 7: To Add New Announcement click on "New" Menu link and select "New Item" from sub menu item.

Step 8: Adding Announcements details as shown in figure.  Ones you are done filling information click on "OK" button.

Step 9: You can now able to see new announcements is available under Announcement list.

Step 10:  Click on Newly created announcement list to view announcement information.

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