Homepage — site-wide alert

A site-wide alert can be displayed on the top of all pages that have the “black bar”.  The alert box is yellow and contains text and a link to more information.

Adding a site-wide alert message.

  • use the dropdown to navigate to Home
  • go to components > menus > site-wide-alert

  • press Edit  
  • you will see the data definition allowing for data input
  • enter the Message
    • you have access to the GUI for formatting
    • it would be best to limit yourself to bold, italics and links
  • when you are ready to put the message into production check the Enable Alert Yes box
  • Save & Preview your changes  and then Submit your changes
  • There is not a way to preview your changes


  • submitting your changes will Initiate the Workflow
  • you will see the Start Workflow screen
  • Submit the workflow by clicking the Start Workflow button in top right corner 
  • You need to approve the workflow
  • Click on the Approve link in the lower left (item under Available Actions)
  • you don’t need to enter any comments – you already added them in the edit comments
  • submit the comments page to kick off the workflow
  • you will see a page that says “Workflow Completed” at the top of the page to let you know the workflow was approved and is now running
  • all Cascade pages that include the menu will be published