Current Residence: Sweden|
Operating System: OS X
Creating a Successful News FeatureCreating a Successful News FeatureCreating a Successful News Feature by lazybutt
The News on deviantART has suddenly become a place for users to submit their own news. This is not a bad thing in any sense of the word. In fact, this is a very good thing as it gives the user freedom to display news that may be effecting people whether it is deviantART related or not. The news has also become a place for users to submit what articles that display features in which they include thumbs in a news article in the hopes of spreading the knowledge of said thumbs. This can sometimes be a problem when the articles are not set up correctly to introduce the featured thumbs/artists. This can often quickly become spam.
In hopes of enlightening other users that wish to create a News Feature to spread the knowledge of a certain gallery or themed article I have compiled a list of things you should consider when creating this feature. Shall we begin?
The first thing that you should consider w