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News Library Settings

News Library Settings

To edit The News Library settings follow the path:

Modules Settings > News Settings > Show All

You can view General Options or Editor and BB Code Options alone

A group of options will be displayed which are:

  • Sections Links to Display in Left Menu

You can choose the sections (which you previously created) you want to display in the left menu, to choose multiple sections press the “Ctrl” key.

  • Sections to Display in Home

You can choose the sections (which you previously created) you want to display in the center block (the home page center), to choose multiple sections press the “Ctrl” key.

  • Sections Contents to Include in ‘Latest News’ Block

Latest News” block contains the latest contents you added to the news library, you can choose the sections (you previously added) you want to display its latest contents in the “Latest News” block, to choose multiple sections press the “Ctrl” Key.

  • Max Contents to Display in ‘Latest News’ Block

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed in “Latest News” block, for example: In case you choose 5, the latest 5 contents added to the chosen sections will be displayed, the latest 5 from all the sections not the latest 5 of each section.

  • Supplements to Display in Home

In this block only news titles are displayed together with the news picture (if exist), you can choose the sections (you previously added and set as supplement) you want to display its contents in “Supplement” block, to choose multiple sections press the “Ctrl” key.

  • Max Contents to Display in Each Supplement Block

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed, this number will apply to each selected section, a number of blocks equal to the number of selected sections (from the previous option) will be displayed, within each block the contents of the section will be displayed.

  • Max Contents to Display in ‘Important News’ Block

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed in “Important News” block, which was set as important when adding it, this block is general for all news sections.

  • Display the  ‘Latest News’ Block in Home as well as Within the Various Modules

In case you choose “Yes” the block will be displayed at one side of the pages, in case you choose “No” it will disappear.

  • Maximum Section Picture Width (Pixels)

The uploaded image will be automatically reduced to the preset width if it was larger, in case it was smaller it will be kept as it is

  • Display Sections only

In case you choose “Yes” the sections you previously chosen from “Sections to Display in Home” option will be displayed, in case you choose “No” the contents of these chosen sections will be displayed.

  • Max Sections to Display in each Row (Home)

Through this option you can set the maximum number of sections to be displayed in each row in the home page.

For example: In case you choose 2 and you previously chosen 4 sections to be displayed in the home page, 2 sections will be displayed in the first row and the other 2 sections in the second row.

  • Max Contents to Display from Each Section (Home)

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed from each section that will be displayed in case you have chosen “No” in “Display Sections only” option

  • Max Contents to Display (Home Top)

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  • Max Sticky News to Display (Home Top and Module)

You can set the maximum number of sticky news (apply to all sections) which will be displayed in the “Sticky News” block that appear in the home page top and the module.

  • Display Module Statistics (Home)

In case you choose “Yes” the total number of contents of all sections will be displayed in the “Statistics” block at the right side of the home page.

  • Max Sections to Display in Each Row (Module)

You can set the maximum number of news to be displayed in one row in the module.

For example: In case you choose 2 and you was previously chosen 4 section to be displayed in the home page, 2 sections will be displayed in the first row and the other 2 sections will be displayed in the second row.

  • Sticky News Cutoff (Home Top and Module)

Maximum number of characters to be displayed in sticky news brief in the home page top and module

  • News Cutoff (Home Top and Module)

Maximum number of characters to be displayed in news brief in the home page top and module

  • Max News to Display in Each Row (Home Top and Module)

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed in each row in the home page top and module.

For example: In case you choose 5 and the displayed contents were 10 then 5 will be displayed in the first row and the other 5 contents will be displayed in the second row.

  • Alternating Display Active

Enable displayed news in an alternating way between the left and the right side instead of displaying it on one side only, this means that if the first news image was displayed in the left side, the second news (located besides the first in the same row) image will be displayed in the right side

  • Max Sections to Display in Each Page (Module)

You can set the maximum number of sections to be displayed in a single page before moving to a new page.

For example: In case you choose 6 and there were 12 sections in the news module, 6 sections will be displayed in the first page and the other 6 sections will be displayed in the next page.

  • Max Contents to Display in Each Page (Module)

You can set the maximum number of contents to be displayed in a single page before moving to next page.

For example: In case you choose 5 and there were 10 contents in the module, 5 contents will be displayed in the first page and the next 5 contents will be displayed in the next page.

  • Maximum Picture Dimensions (Pixels)

The news picture (which is displayed in the news content and in the sticky news brief in case the news was sticky) will be automatically reduced to this dimension in case the uploaded picture was larger than that.

  • Maximum Picture Thumb Width (Pixels)

A thumbnail of the picture will be created automatically with this dimension to be displayed besides the news in the news brief.

  • Maximum Picture Thumb Height (Pixels)

The thumbnail height will be reduced in case a specific value was set here, otherwise the height will be automatically calculated as a percent of the width which was previously set.

  • RSS Active

In case you choose “Yes” the RSS feeds icons will be displayed to be used by the visitors

  • Max RSS Contents to Display

You can choose the maximum number from the drop down menu.

  • Sections Sort Order (Module)

This applies to module pages, choose the suitable sort order from the drop down menu

  • Contents Sort Order (Module)

This applies to module pages, choose the suitable sort order from the drop down menu.

  • Ticker Active

In case you choose “Yes” the ticker that displays News Library contents will be displayed.

  • Allowed Ticker Areas

You can choose where to display the ticker (All Pages, Same Module Only, Other Modules Only, or Home only).

  • News to Display in Home

You can set which news to display in the home page: sticky, important or normal news, you can choose multiple items by pressing the “Ctrl” key.

  • Meta Keywords

Type the Meta keywords for all the module pages in case you don’t have Meta keywords for the sections, this is used by search engines to index your pages in a better way.

  • Meta Description

Type the Meta description for all the module pages in case you don’t have Meta description for the sections, it is used by search engines to index your pages in a better way.

 

 

 

  • Allow BB Code

Allow using BB codes within Dimofinf CMS news module.

For example: [b], [i], [php], [html]… etc.

  • Allow IMG BB Code

Allow using image BB code, [IMG], in Dimofinf CMS news module.

  • Allow multimedia BB Code

Allow using multimedia BB codes in Dimofinf CMS news module.

For example: [POEM], [FRAME], [SITECODE], [MULTIMEDIA], [CONTENT]

  • Allow HTML

Allow using html BB code, [HTML], in Dimofinf CMS news module.

It is strongly not recommended.

  • Allow Smilies

This applies to news module, to be used when adding a comment or replying to a comment.

 

 

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