FireArrow News Solution offers an easy-to-use and full-featured news management solution to manage and display news articles in SharePoint sites. It provides multiple news page templates with flexible layouts and styles, back-end library and content types to manage news articles in your sites. It offers an way for editors to create and edit news contents with associated meta-data information. It integrates with rating and review features seamlessly to allow users to rate and comment on the news. In addition, it provides RSS feed features for users to quickly view top rated news, most recent news, etc.
Key Feature List:
- Create and edit news page contents and properties through customized News Page content type.
- Manage news pages through customized News Library list.
- Provide four different news page templates.
- Integration of rating and review features with news article pages. Features highlight as below:
- Allow users to rate based on 1-to-5 rating scale or like/dislike, and write reviews on news pages.
- Automatically calculate and display average rating * Display rating summary information: overall rating, # of total ratings, # of total reviews and rating distribution chart.
- Display all ratings and review comments.
- Sort and filter review comments.
- Pagination to browse through review comments.
- "Reply to Comments" feature.
- "Like/Dislike" votes feature for reviews and replies.
- Different styles for display overall rating.
- Options to display overall rating and total # of comments along with page contents.
- Support adding social network links to news pages.
- Option to set news expiration date.
- Support adding other web parts to news pages.
- Offer News RSS feeds: Top Rated News, Most Rated News, Most Recent News and Most Commented News.
- Support integration into "Pages" list in 2007 MOSS and 2010 SP environment where publishing feature is enabled.