How to Access

Select Components → News Feeds → Feeds from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation, or select the "Feeds" link from the News Feeds Manager - Categories.

Description

The News Feed Manager screen allows you to add News Feeds from other sites to your Joomla! site. You can add links to these feeds for users by creating News Feed layouts in Menu Item Manager - New/Edit.

Screenshot

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Column Headers

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the following toolbar:

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The functions are:

Options

Click on the Options button to open the News Feed Manager Options window. This window allows you to set default parameters for News Feeds, as shown below.

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Newsfeed

This tab has the following options:

Category

Newsfeed Manager Options Category Tab

This tab has the following options:

NOTE:These options can be modified on a per-menu-item basis.

Categories

Newsfeed Manager Options Categories Tab

This tab has the following options:

NOTE: These options may be changed on a per-menu-item basis.

List Layouts

Newsfeed Manager Options List Layouts Tab

The following options are available for this tab:

NOTE: These options may be changed on a per-menu-item basis.

Permissions

Newsfeed Component Options Permissions Tab

This tab Allows Administrators to set permissions for user access levels to the Newsfeed Component. For each User Group Administrators can set permissions for the following actions:

List Filters

Filter by Partial Title

You can filter the list of items either by typing part of the title or the ID number.

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If you have a large number of items on the list, you can use this filter to find the desired item(s) quickly. Enter either part of the title or an ID number and press 'Search' to display the matching items. You can type whole words or part of a word. For example, "ooml" will match all titles with the word "Joomla!" in them.


Filter by State, Category, Access, and Language

In the upper right area, above the column headings, there are 4 drop-down list boxes as shown below:

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The selections may be combined. Only items matching both selections will display in the list.


  1. Change the filter to Trashed. The Delete icon will now show in the toolbar.
  2. Select the items you want to permanently delete.
  3. Click on the Delete icon.
You can see all items, regardless of their published state, by selecting All for this filter. You can also re-publish Trashed items by selecting them and clicking on the Publish icon in the toolbar.

Quick Tips

Related Information

License: Joomla! Electronic Documentation License
Source page: http://docs.joomla.org/Help16:Components_Newsfeeds_Feeds
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