How to Create and Edit Site Alerts for Your Taxpayer Website

Modified on Mon, 11 Apr 2022 at 02:05 PM

Site Alerts are colored banners with text that appear near the top of the homepage of your taxpayer website. These banners are a great way to keep your public informed of upcoming events, holidays, and weather closures. You can even add clickable links in your Site Alert that will direct visitors to photos, videos, other webpages or PDFs with important information. These helpful banners can be put up and taken down with just a few clicks. This article will show how to create and manage Site Alerts.


Topics covered in this section:

Create a New Site Alert

  1. Click Site Alerts on the Admin Portal menu.

  2. Click the New Site Alert button on the upper left of the screen.

  3. Type a title for the New Site Alert (this is not the content of the alert, just the title for it), and choose a color for the banner. 

  4. Select the style of the text (you can edit this later) and compose your message. 

  5. Finally, click Publish. You'll see a message saying that your Site Alert has been published. To view the Site Alert on your webpage, Click the Visit Site icon in the upper right corner.

  6. The Site Alert will appear at the top of the homepage.

Link to Media in a Site Alert

  1. On the Admin Portal menu, Click Content and then select Media Library. For a quick guide on adding media to your Media Library, read How to Add Content to Your Media Library.

  2. Highlight and copy the URL.

  3. the text you selected will change color, letting you know it's now a link. If you're finished, click Publish.

Edit an Existing Site Alert

  1. Click Site Alerts on the Admin Portal menu.

  2. Locate the Site Alert you want to change and click the Edit button

  3. You can easily change the title, color or message of the Site Alert. 

  4. Finally, click Publish

  5. You'll see a message saying that your Site Alert has been published. To view the Site Alert on your webpage, click the Visit Site icon in the upper right corner.












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