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glfusion:topics_admin [2010/02/02 02:12]
127.0.0.1 external edit
glfusion:topics_admin [2010/04/26 21:50] (current)
mst3kroqs glFusion v1.2.0 changes/features documented
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 ====== Topic Manager ====== ====== Topic Manager ======
  
-Topics are containers that hold stories.  Topics allow you to organize the stories on your site in logical categories.+Topics are admin-defined logical containers that are intended to allow the grouped association of stories, their related comments and also content blocks to a single subject 
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 +By using a topic selection, you can apply a general filter to the story, comment and block content that ensures that only the content relevant to that subject will be displayed.
  
 ===== Creating Topics ===== ===== Creating Topics =====
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 ^Option  ^Description  ^ ^Option  ^Description  ^
-|Topic ID  |Every topic must have a unique ID. You can use a descriptive word (or words, but use a underscore (_) to separate the words) as the ID.  | +|Name  |This is a long description of the topic that is displayed.  | 
-|Sort Order  |This controls the order the topics are listed in the Topic Block or in the Topic Menu.  | +|ID  |Every topic must have a unique ID. You can use a descriptive word (or words, but use a underscore (_) or hyphen (-) to separate the words) as the ID.  | 
-|Stories / Page  |This specifies how many stories should be listed on a page when viewing this topic.  | +|Image  |You can associate an icon with each topic.  If you have already uploaded some topic images, specify the **relative** path to the topic image.  |
-|Topic Name  |This is a long description of the topic.  | +
-|Topic Image  |You can associate an icon with each topic.  If you have already uploaded some topic images, specify the **relative** path to the topic image.  |+
 |Upload Topic Icon  |You can also upload a new icon for the topic.  | |Upload Topic Icon  |You can also upload a new icon for the topic.  |
-|Default  |If this is selected, this will become the default topic for all new stories.  | +|Display After  |Allows you control the order topics are displayed relative to each other (1.2.0)| 
-|Archive Topic  |If this is selected, this will become the topic where stories are archived (moved) if archiving is enabled.  |+|Stories/Page  |This specifies how many stories should be listed on a page when viewing this topic.  (Default: 10)| 
 +|Sort By  |This allows you control whether stories are displayed in order of Date, Title, or Story ID (1.2.0)| 
 +|Sort Stories Direction  |Specifies what order stories should be sorted in (Ascending or Descending) (1.2.0)| 
 +|Default  |If this is selected, this will become the default topic for all new stories.  Only one topic can be selected as the Default topic.  | 
 +|Archive Topic  |If this is selected, this will become the topic where stories are archived (moved) if archiving is enabled.  Only one topic can be selected as the Archive topic.|
  
 ===== Access Rights ===== ===== Access Rights =====
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 ====== Deleting a Topic ====== ====== Deleting a Topic ======
-When you delete a topic, you will also delete all the stories, comments, and blocks associated with that topic.  Use this feature with caution.+When you delete a topic, you will also delete all the stories, comments, and blocks associated with that topic.  When you ask to delete a topic, glFusion will utilize a double confirmation process to ensure that you use this feature with caution. (1.2.0) 
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 +Note that the Topic Editor screen now displays the number of associated stories, draft stories, story images, comments and/or blocks that are currently assigned to the topic being edited.  This can be used as a method to assess the impact of deleting a topic. (1.2.0)
  
  
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