Turning on Advanced Briefings

This feature can be tested in Beta on a site by site basis - to activate it go to the 'Settings' tab and enable 'Advanced Briefings'

Scheduling a briefing

When Scheduling a briefing, you can select a start date and an end date (set 'forever' is also an option).

Viewing a history of your site's briefings

All current (green), scheduled in the future (orange), and past (grey) briefings appear in the register.

You can end current briefings, delete future briefings and view the content of a briefing using the action icons.

Copying a briefing means to copy the content of a briefing as a starting point for a new briefing.

Setting rich text, links, images and videos

Using the rich text tools at the top of the text box enables:

  • Bold, Italic, Underline
  • Sizing (headers and body)
  • Numeration
  • Dot points
  • Hyperlinks
  • Images
  • Videos (embed hyperlink to video)

To apply font editing tools, sizing, dot points or numeration first select the text and then use the toolbar to apply your settings.


To embed hyperlinks, select your text and add in the URL for the link.


To embed images, ensure the cursor is placed where you want the image to appear in the text box and press the icon to select the image file

To embed videos, ensure the cursor is placed where you want the video to appear in the text box and press the icon to provide the URL of the video. NOTE - WE RECOMMEND THE USE OF YOUTUBE HYPERLINKS FOR BEST RESULTS.

To edit a briefing, press the 2 pages next to the briefing on the briefing page. Edit the briefing as required. Set the date to the dates you require the briefing to be shown. If this clashes with the exisiting briefing, the new briefing will override the old briefing shown.

To delete a briefing, press the red cross next to the briefing on the briefing page.

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