Check out new features and enhancements.
- Apple News Format
- Apple News API
This article describes the new features in Apple News Format.
New Features Supported in iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4
These features are newly added for the latest Apple News Format release:
Provide a digital version of print advertisements by using the ReplicaAdvertisement component.
nonevalue to remove a previously set condition. For example, if a style contains a background color, you can remove that conditional color by using the
nonevalue. See Conditional Design Elements.
Define conditions as an instance or an array for the conditional component properties to apply. See Conditional Design Elements.
Use the parent width (
pw) unit to specify a measurement in relation to the width of the parent component. See Specifying Measurements for Components.
These features were added in the previous release:
Display child components of
Aside,side by side, and horizontally. See HorizontalStackDisplay. To redistribute empty space inside a horizontal stack collection, you can use the FlexibleSpacer object.
Repeat an image as a background by using RepeatableImageFill.
Create a link to an article by using the ArticleLink object. To display the title of the linked article, use the ArticleTitle object. To display the thumbnail of an article, use the ArticleThumbnail object. See Creating an Article Link.
Define conditions to change the layout and appearance of your article. See Condition. You can define conditions for Component, ComponentLayout, ComponentStyle, ComponentTextStyle, TextStyle, Container, Section components, Text components, and AdvertisementAutoPlacement objects.
Deprecated Objects and Properties
These objects are no longer supported:
Advertisingobject is deprecated in favor of AutoPlacementLayout.
Advertisingobject is deprecated in favor of AdvertisementAutoPlacement.
Contentobject is deprecated in favor of the
paddingproperty of ComponentLayout.
Coverobject is deprecated because Featured Stories in Apple News is no longer supported.