Article Edit Fields are the input fields in an article template.
Key field types are listed below with examples.
Note that article templates can be incredibly varied and are endlessly customisable, so these examples are meant as a general guide only. They may differ to the fields in use on your site.
|Examples of this Field Type
|Single line text
|Every article MUST have a title, this is always mandatory.
- help place articles in specific search boxes with the same tag(s)
- add keywords to assist users searching for articles
|Enables you to format the text e.g. designate a heading or add a link
Type of news
|Dropdown lists can be updated by admins via Admin > Attributes and Dictionary > Value Attributes
|Button lists can be updated by admins via Admin > Attributes and Dictionary > Value Attributes
Digital Asset Management (DAM) preview
|Upload the multimedia or document and DAM will create a preview that users can view.
Attachments / Supporting Files
|Any additional files can be added as attachments. These will not have a preview but can still be downloaded by users
|The author is automatically selected as you! In general, if you are the one uploading the article, keep your name as the author. Add any other relevant people as the "contact" for the article
Related Sections are very important. They can control:
permissions (who can see, edit and/or approve the article)
placement (where the article appears)
|Multiple choice lists can be updated by admins via Admin > Attributes and Dictionary > Value Attributes