The Alerts module allows admin users to create alerts which are then shown to all logged in users. (Since 3.4.1)

Getting Started

You can access the Alert Admin page by clicking on the down arrow next to your user name and on the Alert Admin item.

Navigate to admin

Alert Management

To add a new alert click on the add button on the top right corner of the page

Empty Alert page

Fill out the form…

Add Alert modal

Once the new alert has been saved

Alert page

Alerts Shown to Users

The alerts icon on the navigation bar polls the alerts every 60 seconds, and will show a count on it’s icon when there is one available:

The alerts icon

and this is what it looks like opened up:

The alerts shown

Tags: ui