AF Docs 2 : Activating / De-Activating the Emergency Information page

Version 1 : 6/19/2019 Alan Fletcher

NOTE: Only kpfz users with specific privileges can do all these operations : Administrators and Developers
(Currently John Saar, David Lark and Alan Fletcher. )

Editors can change the Emergency Information page, but cannot activate/deactivate the emergency system

1. Go to the Volunteers Page

and Log In :

2. At the top left, click on the "Content" link

And find the Emergency Page

Emergency Page

OR : Add a Post for this emergency. Use Post Type "Emergencies"

4. Edit The Emergency Page -- describe the Emergency and provide links to resources

Change Page

5. Save the Page



6. Turn on the banner by activating the Block

Emergency Block

Select Block and Configure


7. Change the Text and Link in either the HTML editor
Rich Editor

OR : Plain text Editor --

Change the Text to summarize the emergency (fire/flood/earthquake...)
(And change the Link if you changed the emergency page)

Plain text

8. Change the Visibility from "Only The Listed Page"

Only the Listed Block
9. Change the Visibility To : All Pages Except Those Listed

All except Listed

10 Save the Block Configuration

Save Block

11. When you have finished editing, Mouse over the KPFZ logo and click Flush All Caches

12. Logout

13: To DE-ACTIVATE The emergency, Edit the BLOCK to set the visibility back to "Only The Selected Pages"

Only The Listed pages

Save, Flush the Caches and Logout as in steps 10-12