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How to create and edit the 'publication: public response' content type on GOV.WALES.

First published:
23 January 2020
Last updated:

When to use

Before you create or edit content, you need to read and understand:

You should also have a version of the content ready for publication.

Use for:

  • public responses to the Commission for Justice in Wales only

How to create

Creating a new publication: public response

  1. Log in to GOV.WALES and LLYW.CYMRU.
  2. Select the Workbench view in GOV.WALES (you must start on the English site).
  3. Select Create content.
  4. Select Publication.
  5. Select Public response from the Publication field.
  6. Complete the Title field.
  7. Complete the Summary field.
  8. If your document is an HTML document, select HTML document from the PUBLICATION DOCUMENTS menu. Then select Add new publication document.
  9. Complete the Name field with the document title
  10. Type in the name of the HTML document in the HTML document field and select the correct document.
  11. If the document is only available in English or Welsh, select that language from the Language availability menu.
  12. When all fields are completed, select Create publication document.
  13. Repeat steps 7 to 11 to add more HTML documents.
  14. To add a document that is not in HTML select Publication document from the PUBLICATION DOCUMENTS menu. Then select Add new publication document.
  15. Complete the Name field with the document title. Make sure that your document conforms with document filename guidance. Use the File field to upload your file.
  16. If your document is in PDF format, select Generate a thumbnail to create an automatic thumbnail.
  17. If the document you are uploading is not a PDF, you must create a thumbnail and upload it. The thumbnail should be 160px (W) x 230px (H). Use the Thumbnail field to upload the thumbnail.
  18. If the document is only available in English or Welsh, select that language from the Language availability menu.
  19. When all fields are completed, select Create publication document.
  20. Repeat steps 13 to 18 to add more non HTML documents.
  21. Tag to relevant Topics. Untick Include in topic browser box.
  22. Complete EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS with the Commission on Justice in Wales.
  23. Add up to around 5 INTERNAL LINKS (NODE) to content directly related to the users needs being met by the publication: public response.
  24. Do not usually complete INTERNAL LINKS (TERMS). Either the publication: public response is relevant to a topic therefore tagged to it or linked to pages meeting specific user needs.
  25. To link to another website select Add External Link.
  26. To save and edit again before publishing select Save and Create New Draft. To save and specify when to publish in the future, set a date and time in SCHEDULING OPTIONS (expand this field which is usually to the right of the main editing fields). Then select Save and Approve to go live.
  27. To add the Welsh content, select TRANSLATE.
  28. Select Add from row labelled Welsh.
  29. Update fields with Welsh language content.
  30. To save changes without making them public select Save and Create New Draft (this translation). To save and make changes public select Save and publish (this translation). To save and publish on the date set in step 26, after selecting Save and Make Draft (this translation) select Save and Approve to go live (this translation).
  31. Ensure the Welsh and the English are in the same published state  and check both languages, for example layout is correct and links work.

Editing an existing publication: public response

  1. Find the existing publication: public response either by browsing the public site or select Workbench then All recent content. You must do this on GOV.WALES as the English content must be edited first.
  2. Open the publication: public response.
  3. Select EDIT DRAFT or NEW DRAFT.
  4. Edit the publication: public response.
  5. Complete Revision log message (all languages) with brief summary of changes.
  6. To save changes without making them public select Save and Create New Draft (this translation). To save and make changes public select Save and publish (this translation).
  7. Make the same changes to the Welsh version of the publication: public response.

Components available

Lists which components are available and how to use them if they are allowed.

Paragraphs: content

The content paragraph is optional for a publication: public response. It can be used to provide further information to reassure the user they have found the information they want. It may also help meet the user need without opening the document, for example by summarising the main recommendations in a report.

Paragraphs: accordion

Do not use the accordion paragraph on publication: public response.

Paragraphs: related links

Do not use the related links paragraph on publication: public response.

Paragraphs: contact details

Do not use the contact details paragraph on publication: public response.

Paragraphs: call out message

Do not use the call out message paragraph on publication: public response.

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