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Content Tab:

Linked Titles: Select Yes, and the title of a Content Item will be hyper-linked to the full article. Selecting No creates a Read On... link to appear beneath the Intro text that links to the remainder of the Content Item that would have been typed in the Main Text screen during creation.

Read More Link: This function creates an active link to additional pages of an article. Selecting Show displays the text Read more at the end of the Intro Text of a Content Item. To remove the link click Hide.

Item Rating/Voting: This option allows Users to rate the Content Items of the web site. Select Yes, and a rating Star Bar will be shown on each Content Item, as well as a mini form comprising a series of 5 radio buttons and a submit button, for Users to submit their rating of the Content Item. Control who can vote in the Front-end using the the Access Level variable in Site Mambot: [ MOS Rating ].

Author Names: Select whether the name of the author of Content Items is displayed within the article. Select Hide to prevent the display and Show to activate the function.

Created Date and Time: Select Show to display the date and time that the Content Items within the web site were created. Select Hide to prevent the date and time of creation from being displayed.

Modified Date and Time: It is also possible to identify when a Content Item was last updated. Select the radio button Show, to allow the last modified date and time to be displayed. Select Hide to prevent the Last Modified time and date from being displayed.

Hits: Hits displays the number of times the full article has been visited by Users. It does not count the number of times an item may have appeared if it is set to Show on Front Page. For a Hit to be registered the Linked Title or Read More links need to have been clicked upon. Select Show to display the number of hits a Content Item has received and Hide to conceal the display of this information. This does not affect the system counting the number of hits that an article has received, this data will still be recorded.

PDF Icon: Identify whether Users have the option to save a Content Item as a PDF file. Select the radio button Show to display the pdf_iconPDF Maker icon within the Content Items displayed on the web site Front-end. Select Hide if the function is not to be made available to the web site Users.

note711_smallNOTE: The PDF Maker will be unavailable if the joomla_root/media directory is not writable.

Print Icon: Identify whether Users have the option that will allow them to print a copy of the Content Item to their local print spooler. Select the radio button Show to display the print_iconPrint icon within the Content Items displayed on the web site Front-end. Select Hide if the function is not to be made available to the web site Users. In the Front-end when this icon is clicked the page is displayed in a new screen with the Content Item only and all site style, adverts, and other visual clutter is removed.

E-mail Icon: Identify whether Users have the option to e-mail the current Content Item to a friend. Select the radio button Show to display the email_icon E-mail icon within the Content Items displayed on the web site Front-end. Select Hide if the function is not to be made available to the web site Users.

note711_smallNOTE: The actual style of icons for the e-mail, PDF, and Print options will vary depending upon the Site Template.

Icons: If using icons for the e-mail, PDF and Print options does not suit the style of web site that is being developed, it is possible to include the functions but with simple word links instead of the icons. Choose the radio button Show to display the icons for these functions. Select the radio button Hide to show the basic hyperlink text version.

Table of Contents on multi-page items: Select Show to display a Table of Contents for multiple page Content Items. This option is controlled by the Site Mambot: [ MOS Pagination ] .To disable this function select Hide.

note711_smallNOTE: To create page breaks in a Content Item use {mospagebreak}. The Site Mambot: [ MOS Pagebreak Editor Button ] controls the function.

Back Button: Select the radio button Show to include a navigational [ Back ] button on each page. This has a similar effect to a User clicking the Back arrow in their web browser. Select Hide to prevent this function being available.

Content Item Navigation: Choose the radio button Show, to publish <<Prev...Next>> links when viewing Content Items in a Category or to change pages within the same article. The actual visual appearance of the link is controlled by the Site Template and CSS file.

 


Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 July 2007 )
 
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