Brightspot CMS User Guide

Understanding Apple News Article widgets


Once you publish an Apple News Article, a few new widgets appear:

  • Apple News Article Actions—Provides a list of actions pertaining to the Apple News Article, including read and update operations.
  • Apple News Distributions—Shows the status of jobs sent to Apple News.
  • Apple News Share URL—Allows quick access to the Apple News Article in Apple News.

Apple News Article Actions

Apple News Article Actions widget.png

The Apple News Article Actions widget has a few operations, including:

  • Generate Article Document—Provides whole, compiled document for use for News preview. This allows you to download JSON for the Apple News Article. includes JSON styles and a button you can use to download the JSON.
  • Read from Apple News—Provides data that Apple News has received after the Apple News article is submitted.
  • Update in Apple News—Manually pushes an update to Apple News. To do this, update the article in Brightspot and republish, then click Update in Apple News.

    Tip
    If the original article is updated, you must navigate to the Apple News article that is receiving the update, re-publish it, and then click Update in Apple News.

  • Delete from Apple News—Removes the article from Apple News.

Apple News Distributions

The Apple News Distributions widget shows the status of the jobs sent to Apple News.

Apple News Distributions widget.png

Apple News Share URL

The Apple News Share URL widget provides a link on which you can click to view the article in Apple News.

Apple News Share URL for article.png

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