Documentation

Introduction

Once a Post has been created, you will have the option of editing the content of the Post, as well as the Post's properties. This tutorial will explain the process for editing both, and detail the available fields and options.
Edit Post Content

To edit the content of your Post, begin by clicking on the link labeled "Posts" in the top menu of your Digital Bell Dashboard. Locate the Post Type which contains the Post you would like to edit, and click on the link labeled "View the list of posts."

Find the individual Post you wish to edit, and click the "Edit" button (pencil icon) to the left of the Post title, as seen in the image below.

The content of your Post can also be edited directly after completing the "Add Post" form, then clicking the "Submit + Edit" button.

After clicking either the Edit button, or the "Submit and Edit" button, you will be forwarded to the content editor. The fields within this form include:  

Title Information (Title, Name, Subtitle, By Line)

Here, you can modify the title and byline of the Post, as well as the internal "name."

Date (Date/Date Range, All Day?)

In this section, you can select a different publication or creation date for the Post.

Content(Content, Abstract)

This section allows you to modify the main body of content.

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Associated Content (Files, Related Posts)

Here, you can attach or remove document files that have been uploaded to the Warehouse, as well as select/deselect any related Posts.

Once you have finished modifying the content of your Post, you will be presented with two "Submit" buttons. The first button, "Submit and Preview," will update your Post and allow you to view it, as it would appear on the public site. From here, you can choose to leave the Post as-is, or click the "Edit Post" link in the right margin, to make further modifications.

The second button is the default "Submit" button, which will update the Post, then return to the list of existing Posts.

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Edit Post Properties

To edit the content of your Post, begin by clicking on the link labeled "Posts," located in the menu at the top of any HillTop page. Next, locate the Post Type which contains the Post you would like to edit, and click on the link labeled "View the list of posts."

Find the individual Post you wish to edit, and click the "Properties" button (gear icon) to the left of the Post title, as seen in the image below.

The post properties that can be modified from this are listed below. Depending on your site's specific features, some options listed below may not be available.

Published?: This setting button determines whether the post will be visible to your site's visitors.

Feature Groups: This section allows you to add your Post to a Feature Group, and select the date range during which it will remain "featured." 

Display Options: This option allows you to set an embargo on your Post, by entering a date in the "Do not display before" field. You can also set a date to automatically remove the Post, in the "Do not display after" field. 

Comments: If you have comments enabled, you can modify the "Default Moderation" settings for your Post in this section. The default setting is "Defer." To disable moderation, and allow all comments, select "Approved." Comments can be enabled or disabled with the "Enabled" setting. To modify the number of comments shown on one page, select a value in the "Show per Page" drop-down menu.

Image Options: The "Show on Detail View" option in this section determines whether or not the attached image will be visible within the content of the Post. Selecting "No" will display the attached image only in any "featured" galleries or Post Browsers. Selecting "Yes" will display the attached image above the Post itself, once a visitor is viewing the full content of the Post.

Map Location: For map-related Posts, this section allows you to enter map coordinates, location names, a short description of the location, and select a specific point-of-interest icon. 

YouTube: This section allows you to attach a YouTube video to the Post, by entering the video's address in the "Video URL" field. The URL can be copied directly from your browser's address bar, or from the "Share" section.  To copy from the "Share" section, click the "Share" button below the video to view the the shortened youtu.be address.

Share section

Access: This section allows you to add additional Users, and assign permissions to them, for the selected Post. Additional Users can be given the option to be a "Viewer," "Editor," or "Owner."

The "Viewer" permission allows the User to see the Post from the "Posts" section of their Digital Bell Dashboard. The "Editor" option allows the User to make changes to the content of the Post. Users assigned "Owner" permissions will have full control of the Post, including the "delete" permission.

Once you have updated your Post's properties, click the "Submit" button to finalize your changes.

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