Brief: this feature allows you to adjust the module settings of its sections, and managing its blocks.
To login to card module settings:
1- Login to control panel.
2- From the side list, select “Settings”, then “plugins Settings” as shown in the below picture:
3- Another list will show up, select “Card Settings” as the below picture:
The page of general settings will show up:
The first three options allows you to select the cards sections that will be shown in the list and blocks of the website content.
-Sections Links To Display On The Left Menu: set the cards sections that will be displayed in the side list.
Noting that, if you don’t choose sections, cards module will not show up in the side list.
-Sections To Display In Featured Cards Sections Block: The block of (Cards Sections) displays cards existed in cards module whether they are included in internal pages or the homepage.
-Sections Contents To Include In The "New Cards" Block: this block adds the most recent cards to sections that you select.
-Number of Sections To Display In Each Row On Homepage: if you have the block (Cards Section) on the homepage, you are allowed to manage how to display section in the block.
In addition, you can set the number of displayed sections in every row.
-Total number of Contents To Display From Each Section On Homepage: you can manage the number of contents that are displayed in each selected section depending on the previous step. The effect of this feature will be clear if the option (Display Sections only) is displayed.
-Total number of Contents To Display In Each Row On Homepage: you can set the number of displayed contents in every row on homepage. The effect of this feature will be clear if the option (Display Sections only) is displayed.
-Display Sections Only: Press (yes) if you want to display sections without content.
-Number of Sections To Display In Each Row In Modules: you can set the number of displayed sections in every row of the internal pages.
-Number of Sections To Display On Each Page In Modules: set the number of displayed section in every page. If there are 10 sections and you set 5 section for each page, so you will have 2 pages for sections. A numbered list of pages shows up beneath the sections.
-Total number of Contents To Display In Each Row In Modules: set the number of contents to be displayed on every section page.
-Number of Contents To Display On Each Page In Modules: set the number of cards to be displayed on every section page.
For example, if you have 1000 cards for every section, and you want to show 20 ones in every page, so that you will have 50 pages in this section. A numbered list of pages will be shown as numbered pages beneath the cards.
-Maximum Section Image Width: is used to set the maximum width and height of sections pictures.
It is recommended to be less than 150 for the picture quality.
-Total Number Of Contents To Display In The "New Cards" Block: set the number of cards that will be automatically displayed in every block (recent cards) -
-Maximum Image Dimensions: the uploaded pictures will be automatically resized according to the set dimensions.
-Maximum Image Thumb Width and Height: (Thumbnail images) if little size of the original pictures that you upload to the website, those little images are displayed on the website pages except for the content page for the website speed. You may set the maximum width and height of the thumbnail images noting that the ideal size is 75.
-Maximum Content File Size In Megabytes: control the size of the uploaded file while you are creating content.
-Activate Flash Content Upload With Extension SWF: flash contents such as games, animations and short scenes are uploaded with extension .swf.
Some website prefer not to upload flash contents for security wise. This option allows you to upload flash contents or not. -
-Sections Sorting Order In Modules: set the order you want to display sections by selecting one of the methods existed in the dropdown list.
-Contents Sorting Order: set the order you want to display contents by selecting one of the methods existed in the dropdown list.
-Apply Previous Sorting Order To Homepage: activate this feature to apply the previous blocks settings to existed one on the homepage.
Don’t activate this feature if you want to display the homepage blocks differently.
-Activate Ticker: it allows the recent posts to be displayed automatically.
-Allowed Ticker Areas: set the allowed locations to show the ticker; whether to be shown only on the internal pages, homepage, or all the pages.
-Display Module Statistics: the (Statistics Block) is a main one that is not belonged to a certain module and can be added to any page.
This block shows the number of contents of every module and the date of the recent added content.
-Meta Keywords: enter meta keywords that fit the cards module, to be included in every content published on the website pages.
Use this feature if you want to add meta keywords to all the module contents that has no previous meta keywords before being published.
-Module Short URL: short URLs help in reaching the website pages easily by adding a keyword beside the domain. For example, if you want to refer to the articles module pages, enter (cards) in this field as shown below:
Note: every short URL has to be used once, and does not include numbers or arabic alphabet.
-Cards module order in the Modules Menu: set the module order on the website modules list.
-Card Module Blocks Loading Order: this feature provides a priority for a block you want to be ordered firstly. For example, any new cards will be added to both (Cards Sections) and (New Cards) block, so you can select where the cards will be published firstly.
Press (Edit Setting) to save.
-Cards Displaying Method: to display the blocks of the module, press the icon (List) in the header, activate default layout, then press (Add Block), use (Filtration or searching feature to display cards blocks only), then drag the block to set it desired location.
For more details about how to use the default layout, press Default Layout Explanation