Using News

News is very similar in its behaviour and display to Posts – it allows you to separate news items from blog posts to free up posts to be more targeted and specialised. It also allows you to have a searchable news page, and to maintain your news categories separately from the categories you use for other content types.

Create new news items as you would create a new post, and make sure you add a featured image (800px x 400px if possible). You can tailor the manual excerpt for News items so the teasers on your news page can be different to the first few lines of your news article.