Add Alert Banners to the Homepage¶
Available from 2022.1
Alation provides a customizable alerts banner that appears on the homepage, right below the search banner. You can choose one of four banner styles and enter custom text to provide messaging to your Alation users.
Starting in 2022.2, users can dismiss the alert. It will reappear as soon as any kind of change is made to the alert content or style.
To enable and configure the alerts banner:
- Catalog Admins: Click on the Settings gear icon in the top right corner. A dropdown menu appears. Click Alerts.Server Admins: Click on the Settings gear icon in the top right corner. The Admin Settings page appears. Under the Catalog Admin section, click Alerts.
In the Message box, enter the desired text. Your changes are saved automatically.
Starting in 2022.2, you can apply rich text formatting with the provided toolbar. In 2022.1, formatting is not supported.
Select a Style.
In the Turn ON / OFF section, click the toggle button to enable or disable the alert banner.