What is In the Loop?

In the Loop is incredibly easy to use feature, simply tick a box when you write the news article to include it in your automatic roundup.

You decide how often these should be automatically sent to your workforce and Oplift will automatically pull all important communications into one easy to read page with a push notification sent out letting everyone know!

Note: in the admin, we currently call In the Loop News Summaries

How can I create an auto news summary?

If you would like an automatic roundup of your latest news to help your staff members recap, you can use the auto news summary. When publishing news posts you’ll have the option to mark it to be included in the next automated summary.

  1. Click ‘Options’ in the left side bar
  2. In the sub-category click ‘Auto News Summary’
  3. Enabled - toggle to ‘Yes’ to enable auto news summaries 
  4. Under the settings tab you can choose how often you would like the news summary to be sent out. Click the relevant box for users to receive weekly or monthly roundups
  5. Which day - choose the day you would like the summary to be sent. If you choose multiple days the summary will include any new featured news published since the last summary
  6. Time of day - select time from drop down menu 
  7. Auto news summary title - this will show in the news on the dash and at the top of the article 
  8. Notification - this is the title that will show up when a user receives a notification so make it short and attention grabbing
  9. Category - choose which categories you would like your news summaries to include this can be one or multiple selections
  10. Author - you can select who should be the author of these posts
  11. When you are ready just select 'Update' and your auto news summary will be set up 👍

How can I manually create a news summary?

If you want to control and manually curate your news summaries, you can create them yourself following these steps:

  1. Click ‘News’ in the left side bar
  2. In the sub-category click ‘News Summaries’
  3. Click ‘Add New’ to create a new news summary
  4. Enter the title of your news summary
  5. Select which news posts you would like to show up in your news summary
  6. News Taxonomy - Select the drop down menu, this is the category which your news post will come under from the categories you created previously
  7. Click the Publish button on the right side once you have completed 👍

How do I edit a news summary?

If you forgot to include an item in the news summary, or want to edit the title or category, follow these steps:

  1. Click ‘News’ in the left side bar
  2. In the sub-category click ‘News Summaries’
  3. From the list, select the summary you'd like to edit
  4. Edit the title of your news summary
  5. Change which news posts you would like to show up in your news summary
  6. News Taxonomy - Select the drop down menu, this is the category which your news post will come under from the categories you created previously
  7. Click the Update button on the right side once you have completed. This won't resend any notifications.
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