Add a Heading, Description, Content, and Image (or what the text portlets are named in the template). It is important that the text portlets have these names so that the news portlet will function correctly. If you remove a portlet and add a new portlet you have to edit the name of the portlet.
2. Create a new article with the link in the news portletIf the person setting up the news portlet have chosen the option Show link for creating articles in selected archives there will be a link beneath the existing news on the page (You need to be logged in to see the link).
In the viewing mode or preview mode, click the link Add article and an article will be created in the correct archive with the page template setup in the news portlet.