Posting What's on listings FAQs
Troubleshooting tips for posting What's on listings on Interface.
Questions & answers
Go to www.a-n.co.uk/interface
- Click the Post your show tab on the left hand side of the page. This will open up a new page with blank fields labeled Exhibition title, Start date, Venue name etc.
- Complete as many of the fields in the form as you can.
- Click Save and preview and check you are happy with the listing.
- After saving you can Edit your listing or Add an image to your listing.
- Click Publish show.
Your listing will now be published.
When you publish a What's on listing it will automatically be featured as the Latest what's on on the Interface homepage. It will remain there until someone else adds and publishes a What's on listing.
The home page is refreshed every 15 minutes - this is to speed how quickly it displays. After publishing your listing it will take up to 15 minutes to appear on the home page.
You must publish your listing before it will appear on the website. The publish function allows to compile your listing to get it the way you want it before it goes live.
If the starting date of your exhibition or event is more than two months ahead it will not immediately appear on the website. It will automatically publish when the start date is less than two months away.
It is likely that you have copied and pasted the text from a word processor such as MS Word. This can sometimes copy in a whole load of invisible formatting characters than can run to hundreds of characters.
If you think this is the case then save your word document as text only and copy and paste from that.
The 220 words is also an approximation as the system is counting characters including any hidden html tags. The maximum number of characters is 1500.
After you have saved your listing and you are in the preview window click the Add image link in the user panel in the right hand column.
To get to the preview window from elsewhere click Manage my shows, select the show you want to add an image to. Then click the Add image link.
Image files must be in .jpg, .png or .gif format and must less than 1Mb file size. If it does not meet this specification your image upload will fail.
When you upload images they are automatically processed to the size required by the website. However if your original source image is less than 480pxls in either height or width the process won't increase its size because this would result in a lower quality of image.
We have configured the tool to remove all html tags including paragraphs and line feeds. This is in order to present a compact and tidy what's on listing.