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Quick.Cms.Ext v6.4: detailed information

Welcome, Quick.Cms.Ext user. In this section we described all options in our system, we divided them into parts. If this is your first contact with our program, start with first steps » instructions.

System configuration

To change your login data, assign pages to certain options, or other functions, use settings. Point to the   icon in the top right corner of the administration panel and choose the Settings option.

You should see a form containing the following fields:

  • Pages
    Start page
    From the list choose a page, that a person visiting your website will see first. Of course it's logical that before setting this or other pages, you first have to create them, but you already know how to do that, you've read that in the first steps » instructions.
    Search results page
    From the list choose a page, on which search results will be listed. If you want to disable the search box, choose none.
    Page with site map
    From the list choose a page, on which the map of your website will be shown. On the page you select, the software will automatically display all pages except for news type subpages, for example. You can disable the site map by selecting none, it's recommended for websites with a large amount of pages and subpages.
    Contact page Option available after installing the contactForm plugin
    Contact form will be assigned to this page.
    404 error page Option available after installing the seoOptions plugin
    When a page that is being called does not exist, a user will be redirected to the page set in this field.
    Side tab page Option available after installing the sideTab plugin
    This page will be displayed after clicking on the side tab.
    Tags page Option available after installing the tags plugin
    Pages with a selected tag assigned to them will be listed on this page.
    Page with events This option is available after installing the newsExt plugin.
    Pages with events from a given date will be displayed on this page.
    Order form page This option is available after installing the ordering plugin.
    Select a page, to which the ordergin functionality is to be assigned. Remember to add a widget with a page form to this page's full description.
    Order terms page This option is available after installing the ordering plugin.
    Settings for the page with ordering terms. After assigning such page, when a customer is placing an order, they will have to accept the terms.
    Registration page The option is available when the users plugin is installed.
    The link: user registration will redirect to this page.
    Profile page The option is available when the users plugin is installed.
    The link: user profile will redirect to this page.
    Page with register terms The option available after installing the users plugin.
    Page with registration terms or privacy policy. If this page is assigned, when a customer is registering (if you make registration available) they will have to accept the terms
    Page after logging in The option available after installing the users plugin.
    The page to which a user will be redirected right after logging in.
  • Logging in
    New email
    Enter your new valid email address if you want to change the login data. You don't have to fill this field in, if all you want to change is the password.
    New password
    Enter a new password you are going to use to log in to the administration panel. We recommend changing the password from time to time.

    After entering the new email or password two additional fields will be displayed:

    Current email and Current password
    To set a new email or a new password or both, you need to enter current email and password to confirm, that it's you and not somebody else trying to change the data.

    Try not to store your password on your computer. Don't use More » the remember password and email address option in your browser. This significantly diminishes your website's security. If you have to write the login data somewhere, use a piece of paper and put it away with your documents. Contrary to the popular belief it's a safer way than keeping it on your computer.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

List of pages

To go to the list of pages click Pages on the top menu bar under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

It may not seem like it, but there's a lot you can do on that list including managing pages and subpages. The list might look like this:

List of pages
Components of the list
Pages are grouped according to menu types, to which they are assigned, the list is also grouped into columns:
  • Id - page id
  • Name - page name. Click on a chosen page name to edit the page.
  • Status - if this option is checked, the page will be visible client-side
  • Comments - checking this option allows your customers to write comments on selected page. Option available when the comments plugin is installed
  • Position - determines order in which pages are displayed with respect to other pages. The pages are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons redirecting to page edit form   or deleting it  
Modifying pages on the list
You can manage pages by changing their status (display) or position respective to other pages. Remember, that after changing these data you need to save them by clicking the orange save button on top or bottom of the list.
Additional options
  • Sorting pages - click one of the fields on top of the list: Id, Name or Position to sort the list by the chosen field.
  • Search box - above the list there is a search box, that will help you find pages
  • Quick preview - point your mouse over a page name on the list, you will see the   icon, clicking it will redirect you to the page client-side
  • View pages on a separate list - if the   icon is found next to the page name it means, that its subpages are available on a separate list. Click the icon to go to the list of subpages of selected parent page.

Page form

To go the a page edit form you need to click the page name or the   icon.

You should see a form containing the following fields:

  • Content
    Name
    It's the name of the page you're editing, it will be displayed in a menu or in a list or subpages as well as the page title. You can More »change the page name displayed in a menu if, for example, it's too long. In the Advanced tab set the Name in a menu.
    Short description
    It's the text that will be displayed on the list of subpages.
    Full description
    It's the page content. The built in editor allows you to add many elements such as lists, images, links, galleries, widgets, etc.
    To add a chosen gallery or a widget (custom type) to the page content, click the   or   icon, then from the list select the element you want to add. If there's too much content on a page and you want to use text Pagination, click the   icon to divide the content into several pages.
  • Options
    Status
    Field determining if a page is active - visible or not visible to users browsing your website. The Status field can also be used by an administrator to see the final result of changes he or she was making before letting it be seen by visitors. To do that More »log in to the administration panel, uncheck the page status. Viewing your website client-side you will notice, that the page you are editing and which status is not active is still visible (just to you). If this functionality doesn't work, contact your webmaster to configure this option
    Available from Option available when the publicationDate plugin is installed
    Date, which informs the system since when a page is to be visible for users visiting your website. For example if you want to inform about a time limited offer, you can set a start date of publication of the news on your website.
    Available to Option available when the publicationDate plugin is installed
    Date, which informs the system until when a page is to be visible for users visiting your website. For example if you want to inform about a time limited offer, you can set a finish date of publication of the news on your website.
    Parent page
    You can assign the page you are adding/editing to another page, the page you're adding/editing will be displayed on the list of subpages of that another page. If you don't want your page to be a subpage, choose the option none, and then set a menu in which it will be displayed.
    Position
    Determines position of the page in a menu, list of subpages, etc. Pages with lesser position are displayed before pages with higher position. Negative values are allowed to help you manage this field when a website has many pages.
    Menu
    Determines which menu the edited page will be assigned to. This field will be hidden if a page is selected from the list of parent pages.
    Date
    When a date is entered in a specific format, and the page is a subpage, value of this field will be displayed. Depending on script's settings, you can use one of two date formats: More »
    • first one is using the built into a browser calendar. It is easy to use and a protects from entering the wrong date format.
    • second is less visually friendly, but allows for more and is well known from previous versions, the date is given together with hour and minute.
    Comments
    When you check this option, you will enable adding comments on the page. Option available after installing the comments plugin
    Link - got a question? Option available when the askFormLink plugin is installed
    The field is responsible for displaying the "Got a question?" link redirecting to the contact form.
    Order option Option available when the ordering plugin is installed
    After selecting this option it will be possible to erder the edited page.
    Display date and author of the modification Option available when the pagesLogs plugin is installed>
    Checking this option causes displaying client-side date and name of the administrator who made the last modification of the page.
  • Seo
    Page title
    Name, that will be displayed in the top bar of your browser, as well as page title used by Google search engine.
    Url name
    Name to be displayed in the address field of the internet browser. Use this field when there are two pages with the same title on the website. This address is also used by Google search engine.
    Meta description
    This field contains short description of a website visible only to browsers and used only by them. If this field is empty, the script will generate the description, but if there's the need, the meta description may be set manually.
    Instructions for web robots
    From the list select the position you want to use. You can, for example, make the website your editing not to be indexed by Google.
    Page ID in the link
    Check this field if you want the edited page ID to be included in the link.
    Hide in a sitemap
    After selecting this option, edited page will not be shown on a sitemap (if you're using it on your website), neither on the XML site map (http://your-domain.com/sitemap.xml)
  • Add files

    This tab allows to upload new files to a server, it also shows a list of files already available on the server which can be added to the website

    Adding files from a computer

    To add files, click the Select files from computer to upload button, then select files you want to put on the edited page. After uploading them, save the page (click the save button), so that the selected files are attached to the page. If you want to add more than one file, hold the Ctrl key and select other files.

    Select files from server

    If there are too many files, not all of them will be displayed. You will see however a Show all files buttons, which you have to click on More »to see all files on the server. If you know the name of the file, use the search box in the File column.

    Basic view
    The list of files is organized in columns (all of which will be displayed when a file is selected):
    • Select - select images you want to add to the page
    • File - file name
    • Position - order in which the files will be displayed if there are many. Negative values are allowed
    • Description - displayed under a file
    • Location: page details - for images only - place where the image will be displayed in page details
    • Thumbnail - for images only - size of the larger thumbnail dimension that will be displayed in page details, list of subpages and widgets
    Advanced view

    The script allows to show advanced options that are available after clicking on the Display button above the Thumbnail column.

    • Select - check images you want to add to the page
    • File - file name
    • Position - order in which the files will be displayed if there are many. Negative values are allowed
    • Description - displayed under the file and in the ALT attribute, if the "Alternative description" field is empty. More »In case of images, if the $config['link_images_to_url_from_description'] » variable is enabled, you can enter in this field an URL address starting with "http", for example http://www.google.com. When a visitor clicks on a thumbnail in page details, he or she will be redirected to www.google.com. It's useful, when a thumbnail is, for example, a manufacturer's logo, which is supposed to redirect to their website. Remember, that if you want to show the URL address in the image description but you don't want it to redirect to the website, remove the "http://" from that address. For example, replace "http://www.google.com" with "www.google.com".
    • Alternate description - for images only - separate description for the ALT attribute, very important for web search engines.
    • Location: page details - for images only - location in which the image will be displayed in page details.
    • Thumbnail - for images only - size of the larger thumbnail dimension. There are 3 sizes available:
      1. Page details - size of a thumbnail that will be used in page details. On the right, next to the image size field, you can also set the full size image option. Unchecking this option will block the possibility to click on the thumbnail in page details to see the full size image. This solution is useful when thumbnails displayed in page details are large and there's no need to present bigger versions.
      2. List of subpages - size of a thumbnail displayed on the list of subpages, when a parent page is assigned to the page. First check the field, you will see a select of various thumbnail sizes, as well as an "x" button, click on it to cancel this option.
      3. Widgets, etc. - size of a thumbnail displayed in locations other than already mentioned, for example in widgets. First check the , then you will see a select of various thumbnail sizes, as well as an "x" button, click on it to cancel this option.
    • Cropping - for images only - list of possible ratios to which a thumbnail can be cropped and added to a page
  • Files

    This tab displays files attached to the page that is being edited/created and allows to delete them.

    Basic view
    List of files is organized in three columns:
    • Delete - mark images you want to delete from the page
    • File - file name
    • Position - order in which the files will be displayed if there are many. Negative values are allowed
    • Description - displayed under a file
    • Location: page details - for images only - place where the image will be displayed in page details
    • Thumbnail - for images only - size of the larger thumbnail dimension that will be displayed in page details, list of subpages and widgets

    The script allows to show advanced options which are available after clicking on the Display button under the Thumbnail column.

    Advanced view
    List of files is organized in three columns:
    • Delete - check files you want to remove from the page
    • File - file name
    • Position - order in which files will be listed if there are many. Negative values are allowed.
    • Description - displayed under the file and in the ALT attribute, if the "Alternative description" field is empty. More »For images, if the $config['link_images_to_url_from_description'] » variable is enabled, you can enter in this field an URL address starting with "http" for example http://www.google.com. Then when a visitor clicks on a thumbnail in page details, he or she will be redirected to www.google.com. It's useful, when a thumbnail is, for example, a manufacturer's logo, which is supposed to redirect to their website. Remember, that if you want to show the URL address in the image description but you don't want it to redirect to the website, remove the "http://" from that address. For example, replace "http://www.google.com" with "www.google.com".
    • Alternate description - for images only - description for the ALT attribute, very important for web search engines.
    • Location: page details - for images only - location in which the image will be displayed in page details.
    • Thumbnail - for images only - size of the larger side of a thumbnail. There are 3 sizes available:
      1. Page details - size of a thumbnail that will be used in page details. On the right, next to the image size field, you can also set the full size image option. Unchecking this option will block the possibility to click on the thumbnail in page details to see the full size image. This solution is useful when thumbnails displayed in page details are large and there's no need to present larger versions.
      2. List of subpages - size of a thumbnail displayed on the list of subpages, when a parent page is assigned to the page. First check the field, you will see a select of various thumbnail sizes, as well as an "x" button, click on it to cancel this option.
      3. Widgets, etc. - size of a thumbnail displayed in locations other than already mentioned, for example in widgets. First check the field, you will see a select of various thumbnail sizes, as well as an "x" button, click on it to cancel this option.
    • Cropping - for images only - list of possible ratios to which a thumbnail can be cropped and added to a page
  • Advanced
    Subpages
    From the list choose the way subpages assigned to this page will be displayed.
    • List with names only - list of subpages includes page names only
    • List with no images - only page names and short descriptions will be displayed on this list
    • List with images - except for names and short descriptions, images set as default will also be displayed
    • News - subpages of a given page will be displayed as news including name, date (if given), short description and image. The news will be sorted by date oldest to latest and will not be included in the Site map.
    • Gallery - subpages will be displayed as an image gallery in four columns.
    • Products - subpages will be displayed as product catalog. If subpages include prices, it will be displayed on the list next to a page description.
    • No display - subpages won't be displayed on any page

    The following options will be displayed after clicking the Show button next to the drop-down list Subpages

    Subpages function
    Subpages function is a drop-down list of functions which can be used as an alternative for current page's display method. This functionality is dedicated for advanced users.
    Subpages in the panel on a separate list
    Choosing this option will hide the list of subpages of the edited parent page on the main list of pages in the administration panel. On the list next to the parent page there will be a "+" icon, redirecting to the list of subpages of selected parent page.
    Subpages function
    This option will be displayed after clicking the Default setting button next to the drop down List Pages View list. This subpages function is a drop down list of functions that can be used alternative ways to display subpages of the edited page. This functionality is addressed to more advanced users.
    Templates
    Choose the template that will be displayed after entering the page you're editing.
    Slider
    From the list of sliders select the one you want to be displayed as a main slider. You can also disable displaying of the slider on the edited page after selecting the option none. Otherwise the slider set as default will be displayed.
    Name in a menu
    Enter an alternative name that will be displayed in a menu. Usually this function is used when the page name in the Name field is too long.
    Keywords
    Field used by the script's search tool. Enter here all phrases not included in the name, short and full description as well as in SEO fields.
    Price Option available after installing the pagesProducts plugin
    Price of a product. If you want a price to be displayed on the list of pages and in page details, enter a numeric value here. Remember, that in order to have a price shown on the list, on the parent page you need to set the display option of subpages to products.
    Redirect to URL
    When a full address is entered in this field, a person visiting the page will be redirected to that address. You can redirect to external websites or to pages on your website.
    or choose redirection to page:
    This option is displayed after clicking the Show button next to the drop down list Redirect to URL. Using this function is recommended when you want the page you're editing to redirect to another page within your website.
    List of files in a table Option available after installing the downloadExt plugin
    All files on this page will be displayed in a table with additional information and sorting ability.
    Drop down menu Option available after installing the dropDownMenu plugin
    If the page has subpages, when this option is checked they will be displayed in a drop-down menu after pointing to the page.
    Event from Option available after installing the newsExt plugin.
    Date from which the event will be displayed in the calendar if the "Event from" date is set, or just the specific date when the event will show in the calendar. Depending on the script's settings, two date formats can be used More »
    • first is the browser built in date handling with a calendar. It helps to handle the date and protects against typing in an invalid date.
    • the second one is less visually friendly, but leaves you more possibilities and is familiar from previous versions, the date must be given with hour and minute.
    Event to Option available after installing the newsExt plugin.
    Date to which the event will be displayed in the calendar if the "Event to" date is set, or just the specific date when the event will show in the calendar. Depending on settings, the script allows for using two date formats More »
    • first is the browser built in date handling with a calendar. It helps to handle the date and protects against typing in an invalid date.
    • the second one is less visually friendly, but leaves you more possibilities and is familiar from previous versions, the date must be given with hour and minute.
    Subpages in the calendar Option available after installing the newsExt plugin.
    If this option is selected, subpages of second level will be displayed in a widget with selected calendar option.
    User group Option available after installing the users plugin.
    You can assign pages to selected user groups.
  • Additional parameters

    This form element can be unavailable to you when a developer mode is enabled and the $config['disable_additional_params_editing'] variable is set to true. Options available here require advanced knowledge. Modifications of entered values can cause the page to display incorrectly in its menu. Use these options carefully. In the Graphics design - advanced information » section we have described in detail how to use additional parameters.

  • Tags

    This tab is available after installing the tags plugin

    In this tag you will be able to select tags, that will be displayed under the edited page description. After selecting a tag, all pages with the tag will be displayed.

    Select tags to which the page is linked. Using a mouse multiple tags can be selected while holding down the CTRL key.

    Click on the "New tag" link to display a new tag form in a new browser window. Fill it following the instruction » and save the tag. Then close the tag window, save the page and you should see the newly added tag.

  • Features

    This tab is available after installing the pagesFeatures plugin

    In this tab you can enter features, for example product's technical specifications.

    If you're using the advanced search tool (advancedSearch plugin) with feature search, enter values in to the same format. For example, if you type in weight 10 kg, always use the same format: 10 kg. There are other formats, such as: 10kg, 10 kilograms, 10.00 kg, 10 000 grams, etc. This makes it necessary to standardize feature descriptions which will be displayed in the search box.

    After clicking the "New feature" option you will see two fields. In the first of those two enter the feature's name, such as weight, in the other the feature's value (technical specifications), for example 10 kg.

  • Related

    This tab is available after installing the relatedPages plugin

    This tag allows to select linked pages, which will be displayed client-side under page's full description.

    Related pages
    Select pages to be related to the given page. Under the list of pages there's the show all button, which makes all pages on the website available for selection. You can select multiple pages by clicking them while holding down the CTRL key.
    List as slider
    After selecting this option, the list of related pages will be displayed as a slider instead of a classic list.
    Find related
    After clicking on it, you will be redirected to the list to see which pages are linked to edited page.

After changing any data in the save, remember to save the data using the SAVE button on top or bottom of the form.

Additional save options:

  • save and go to the list - this save option will save the changes you made on the the page you're editing and redirect you to the list of pages displaying all pages on the website. There is a configuration option, that allows you to go to the recently viewed list. More »It's especially useful if you're often using the search tool or you have a separate list with news ($config['display_news_in_admin_pages_lists'] » variable is responsible for this function). Learn more about recalling the recently used list in the description of the $config['redirect_to_last_used_list'] » variable
  • save and add another - this save option will save the changes you made on the the page you're editing and redirect you to an empty form so you can create a new page
  • save and clone - this save option will save changes on the edited page and will create another one with identical content Option available after installing the clonePages plugin.
  • save with the setting - after clicking on the button the page will be saved as well as initial settings of many options such as status, type of list of subpages, hiding pages in sitemap. Each next added page's initial settings will be the same as the last page saved using this button.

Import and export of a CSV file

Point to the "Pages" tab and select the Export to CSV link. Save the downloaded file on a disc and open it in any editor such as Notebook.

Note! This functionality is only available with the exportImportPages plugin which needs to be installed. If you don't see this position on the menu, the plugin probably was never installed.

The functionality allows to export pages to a clear CSV format, and later to import them to the script. Each page is recorded in a separate line, fields of which are separated by the "$" separator. Descriptions of all data are displayed in the first line of a file.

Page data can me modified. Remember to keep proper data format (for example position must have a numeric value), as well as order of columns, and to use the "$" character only as data (fields) separator.

Selected fields are described below:

  • Id - page id. If you want to add a new page, leave this field empty. On import the script won't be able to find a page with this id and will add a new page

Import from CSV link redirects to a form allowing to add a CSV file. The form includes the fields:

  • File - select a file from the disc with modified page data.

Note!
Before importing pages we recommend backing up the database as described in the list of backups » section.

Importing pages

Each operation should be finished with saving the data by, for example, the "upload file" button on top or bottom of the form.

Importing data to OpenOffice.org Calc

After starting the OpenOffice.org Calc program select "File" in the top menu and then "Open". Select a file from disc with the CSV exported data.

Then set the options to be the same as in the following example:

Importing data to OpenOffice.org Calc

Correctly imported data should look as in the following example:

Data in OpenOffice.org Calc

When the changes are made, you can save the data selecting "File" and then "Save" from the menu. You will see a message asking about the format the data should be saved in. Choose the CSV format.

Products

To go to the list of features point to the Pages button on the top menu bar of the administration panel, under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Products link.

Note! This functionality is only available with the pagesProducts plugin, which requires installation. If you don't see this position on the menu, the plugin probably was never installed.

From this list you can learn more about products on you website. If you want a page to be on this list, a price for this page must be defined or it must be assigned to a parent page, for which the option "Subpages" is set to "Products". The list could look like the following:

Products list
Components of the list
  • Id - page id
  • Name - page name. Click on a chosen page name to edit the page.
  • Status - if this option is checked, the page will be visible client-side
  • Parent page - name of pages, to which the page on the list is assigned to. If you click on the name of a parent page, you will be redirected to its page form.
  • Price - product price. You can change its value while viewing the list of products.
  • Position - determines order in which pages are displayed with respect to other pages. The pages are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons redirecting to page edit form   or deleting it  
Modifying pages on the list
You can manage product pages while viewing their list by changing their status (visibility), price or position relative to other pages. Remember, that after changing these data you need to save them by clicking the orange SAVE button on top or bottom of the list.
Additional options
  • Sorting pages - click one of the fields on top of the list: Id, Name, Price or Position to sort the list by the chosen field.
  • Search box - above the list there is a search box, that will help you find pages
  • Quick preview - point your mouse over a page name on the list, you will see the   icon, clicking it will redirect you to the page client-side

Features

To go to the list of features point to the Pages button on the top menu bar of the administration panel, under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Features link.

Note! This functionality is only available with the pagesFeatures plugin, which requires installation. If you don't see this position on the menu, the plugin probably was never installed.

From the list you can learn more about features on your page. The list could look like the following:

List of tags
Components of the list
  • Id - feature's id
  • Name - feature's name
  • Position - determines order in which features are displayed with respect to other features. Features are listed from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Pages with the feature - number of all pages using given feature. Clicking on the number will redirect the user to the list of page, that use the selected feature in their description.
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons redirecting to features edit form   or deleting it  

New feature

To add a new feature to a page point to the Pages tab and then click the New feature button.

You should see the form including the following fields:

Components of the form
  • Name - Feature's name
  • Position - determines order in which features are displayed with respect to other features. Features are listed from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed

Click on the Find pages with features link available in page form, then you will be redirected to the list of pages that use the edited feature in their description.

After making changes to the form's content remember to save the data using the SAVE button, located on top and bottom of the form.

List of widgets

To go to the list of widgets click Widgets on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

On the list of widgets you can do many operations including managing widgets. The list could look like this:

List of widgets
Components of the widget list
The list is divided into columns:
  • Id - widget id
  • Name - widget name. Click the chosen widget's name to edit the widget.
  • Status - if this option is checked, the widget will be visible client-side
  • Position - determines order in which widgets are displayed with respect to other widgets. The widgets are listed from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Location (used in pages) - specifies where a given widget is to be displayed. Digits displayed in the circle are displayed for widgets with non-standard localizations and inform about the number of subpages, in description of which they were inserted. Click on the number to go to the list of subpages that contain selected widget.
  • Display - informs for which group of users visiting the website the widget is to be displayed. Option available after installing the users plugin
  • Display date range - date range within which the widget is to be aired. Option available after installing the widgetsExt plugin
  • Display method - determines which elements are to be displayed (page data, custom content, menu, etc.).
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons redirecting to widget edit form   or deleting it  
Modifying widgets on the list
You can manage widgets on the list changing their status (visible or not) or position relative to other widgets. Remember, that after changing these data, you have to save it by clicking the save button located on top and bottom of the list.
Additional options
  • Widget sort options - click one of the fields on top of the list: Id, Name, Position, Localization or Display option to have the list of widgets sorted by the selected field.
  • Widget search box - above the list there is a search box to help you find the widgets you're looking for.

Widget edit form

Click the widget name or the   icon to go to the widget edit form.

You should see a form consisting of the following fields:

  • Content
    Name
    Widget name. Next to this field there an option to select if the name is visible in the widget. If you uncheck it, only the name will be hidden from users visiting your website
    Content
    Text you can add to the widget
    Location
    Determines where the widget is to be displayed. Choosing the Custom option is usually used when the widget is to be placed inside a page content.
    • Custom - this widget is only displayed when it's added to a page content
    • Header - above menu - widget will be displayed in a page header above the main menu
    • Header - under menu and above page content - in this case it will be displayed under the main menu above the page content
    • Footer - under page content - widget will be displayed in the footer under page content
    • Footer - under footer - widget will be displayed under the page footer
    • Tech section - before the end of BODY - tech widgets displaying code of various plugins before the end of the BODY tag
    • Tech section - beginning of BODY - tech widgets displaying code of various plugins following the BODY tag definition
    • Tech section - header HEAD - tech widgets displaying code of mostly external Java Script scripts in the HEAD section
    Display option
    A select of elements to be displayed in a widget
    Display Option available after installing the users plugin.
    Determines user group that is granted access to the widget.
    • All - it will be displayed to all users visiting the website. Option available after installing the users plugin.
    • Logged in - it will be displayed only to logged in users. Option available after installing the users plugin.
    • Not logged in - it will be displayed only to users who are not logged in. Option available after installing the users plugin.
    Position
    Determines order in which widgets are displayed with respect to other widgets. The widgets are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed.
    Status
    If this option is selected, widget will be visible.
  • Additional parameters

    This form element can be unavailable to you when a developer mode is enabled and the $config['disable_additional_params_editing'] variable is set to true. Options available here require advanced knowledge. Modifications of entered values can cause widgets to display incorrectly. Use these options carefully. In the Graphics design - advanced information » section we have described in detail how to use additional parameters.

  • Advanced

    This tab is available after installing the widgetsExt plugin

    Display from
    Typing in a date according to specified format will make the widget be displayed only from that date. Depending on settings the script allows to use two date formats.
    • first one is using calendar built into a browser. It is easy to use and a protects from entering the wrong date format.
    • second is less visually friendly, but allows for more and is well known from previous versions, the date is given together with hour and minute.
    Display until
    Typing in a date according to specified format will make the widget to be displayed until the given date. Depending on settings the script allows to use two date formats.
    • first one is using calendar built into a browser. It is easy to use and a protects from entering the wrong date format
    • second is less visually friendly, but allows for more and is well known from previous versions, the date is given together with hour and minute.
    Display only on pages
    Widgets will be displayed only on selected pages
    • all - the widget will be displayed on all pages
    • Specific pages - the widget will be displayed only on specified pages. Under the list there is the display all button which will allow you to see all pages available on the website to choose from.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

List of sliders

To go to the slider list click Sliders on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

On the list of sliders you can do many operations including managing sliders. An example of the list is shown below.

List of sliders
Components of the list
The list is divided into columns:
  • Image - slide id
  • Position - determines order in which slides are displayed with respect to other slides. Slides are listed from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Set - name of the set to which the slider is assigned
  • Status - if this option is checked, the slider will be visible client-side
  • Type - it's the type of the slider, to which you can add an image. If more than one slide is added, they will scroll with default pause length
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons redirecting to the slide edit form   or deleting it  
Modifying sliders in the list
You can manage sliders in the list by changing their status (visibility) or position in relation to other sliders. Remember to save data every time you make any changes to these data by clicking the orange save button on top or bottom of the list.

Slider edit form

To go to the slider edit form you need to click the slider name or the   icon.

You should see a form consisting of the following fields:

Components of the form
  • Image - image that will be displayed in the slider
  • Set - enter set name in which the slider is to be in. You can also assign the slider to previously created sets.
  • Redirect to URL - this field may contain an address to which a user will be redirected after clicking the chosen slide. After clicking the more button, the list of pages on the website, to which a user can be redirected is displayed. Click the show all button to be able to choose from all pages on the website.
  • Description - text that will show on the slider
  • Alternate description - this field is available if an image is attached to the slider - description for the ALT attribute, very important for web search engines.
  • Type - slider type to which currently edited slider will be added (header or widget)
  • Position - determines order in which slides are displayed with respect to other slides. Slides are listed from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Status - if this option is checked, the slide will be visible client-side

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

List of backups

To go to the list of backups click Backup on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

On the list of backups you can restore and delete specific backups. An example of this list might look like this:

Backup list
Components of the list
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - backup file name
  • Date - date the backup was created
  • Size - size of the backup
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes icons responsible for restoring a backup   or deleting it  
Additional options
  • Backup copy search box - above the list there is a search box that will help you find the backup copy you're looking for
  • Restore data - over the list there is another one, from that list you can choose which data will be restored, when you click the   icon.

List of plugins

To go to the list of plugins click Plugins on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

On the list you can check plugins you want to install and see a setup guide for a given plugin. If the plugin's text is grey, it means that the plugin is already installed. The list could look like this:

List of plugins
Components of the list
The list is divided into columns:
  • Install - plugins for which this field is checked will be installed after clicking the install button
  • Screenshot - image visually representing the plugin
  • Name - name of the plugin
  • Description - short description of the plugin's functionality
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes an icon responsible for redirecting to the plugin's setup guide  
Installing a plugin
To install plugins, on the left side of the table put a check mark next to the plugins you want to install. Then click the install button, you will see a window with an plugin installation progress bar.
Additional options
  • Plugin search box - above the list there is a search box to help you find the plugin you're looking for

List of languages

To get to the list of languages point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), then click the languages link.

From the list of languages you can go to language edit form to make changes in a translation. The list looks like in the example below:

List of languages
Description of the list
The list is divided into two columns:
  • Name - language's ISO code of
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes an icon responsible for redirecting to the language edit form  

Language edit form

To go to an language edit form, click the language name or the   icon.

You should see a form with the following fields:

  • Client and administrator
    In this tab translations relevant for both client and administrator are available.
  • Administration
    This tab contains translation used in the administration panel only.
Additional information
  • When there are more than one language in the script, additional translations from the main language set in script's configuration will be displayed when one of the languages is edited.
  • Some translations contain the [ i ] character. It means that they can include additional options available only in the PHP translation file, such as [PASSWORD].

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

New language

To add a new language point to the Tools tab and click the new language link.

You should see a form containing the following fields:

Components of the form
  • Language - language ISO code
  • Upload language file - choose the file with translation. You can download the file from the translations page
  • Create a new language version using - from the list choose a language, from which translations will be copied if one is missing in the new language file
  • Clone data from basic language - check this option if you want to copy all data from the basic language database (pages, widgets, sliders). More »If your website has hundreds of pages or files, contact your webmaster to do this for you. You should do the cloning on a local server, but first in the PHP configuration file (php.ini) set the max_execution_time option to, for example, 180. If you encounter more problems moving the data, restore a backup and increase the execution time limit.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

Bug fixes list

To go to the list of bug fixes point to the Tools tab on the top menu bar under the OpenSolution logo (on the left) in the administration panel, and then click the bug fixes link.

From the list of bug fixes you can learn more about fixes that refer to your script. The list looks similar to the one below:

Bug fixes list
Components of the list
The list is split into three columns:
  • Description - short description of a bug
  • Status - bug status
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes an icon responsible for redirecting to the specific bug page  
Additional information
Each exclamation point icon in description denotes priority level stating how important implement a given fix is:
  •   - low priority bug fix
  •   - medium priority bug fix
  •   - high priority bug fix

Comments

To go to the list of comments point to the Pages button on the bar in the top menu in the administration panel below OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Comments link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the comments plugin, which requires installation. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin was not installed.

The list of comments contains information about comments on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of comments
Components of the list
The list is divided into three columns:
  • Data - information about the comment's author (first and last name, ip, date the comment was added, page on which the comment was added)
  • Comment - content of a comment
  • Status - status of a comment
  • Widget - placing a comment in the pool of comments randomly displayed in a widget Option available after installing the commentsExt plugin.
  • Options (columns not labeled) - includes the   icon responsible for deleting selected comments
Modifying comments from a list
You can manage comments from the list by changing their status (visibility). Remember to save the data after making changes, by clicking on the orange save button on top or bottom of the list.
Additional options
  • Search comments - above the list there is a search box allowing to filter comments by a phrase, as well as sbupages to which those comments were added.

Newsletter

To get to the list of subscribers' emails point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Subscription link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the newsletterLiteExt plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin was not installed.

The subscriptions list contains more information about email addresses added to your subscription list. An example of subscription list is shown below:

Subscription list
Components of the list
The list is divided into three columns:
  • Email - subscription e-mail address
  • Approved - shows whether the email was approved by an administrator
  • Date - date the email was added to the subscription list
  • Options (column not labeled) - includes the   icon responsible for deleting selected emails from the list
Additional information
E-mail addresses can be exported to a file by clicking the Download the list link. The addresses can be then imported to a website which provides services of mass email sending, for example mailchimp.com.

List of redirections

To go to the redirections list point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the List of redirections link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the seoOptions plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

The redirections list contains more information about redirections used on your website. An example of this list is shown below:

List of redirections
Components of the list
The list is divided into three columns:
  • Redirect from - address from which a user is redirected
  • Redirect to - address to which a user is redirected
  • Exact - selecting this options that the address from which a user is redirected can not contain any additional parameters, otherwise the redirection will not occur
  • Status - redirection status

Polls

To go to the list of polls point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the admin panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left) and then click the Polls link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the polls plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

From the list of polls you can learn more about polls on your website. A list of polls can look like the following one:

List of polls
Components of the list
The list is divided into columns:
  • Id - poll's id
  • Question - poll's question
  • Number of votes - number of all votes submitted in a given poll
  • Options (columns not labeled) - includes the   icon responsible for deleting selected emails from the list include the   icon redirecting to a poll's edit form or the   delete icon

New poll

To add a new poll point to the Tools tab and then click the New poll link.

You should see a form comprised of the following fields:

Components of the form
  • Question - question directed to website's visitors
  • Answer - answer the website's visitors will be able to choose
  • Position - determines order in which answers are displayed with respect to other answers. The answers are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Votes - number of votes submitted for specific answers. The values are displayed when a poll is edited.
  • All votes - number of all votes submitted. The value is displayed when a poll is edited.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

File manager

To go to the list of files on the server, point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the admin panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), then click the Files link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the filesManagerExt plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

From the list of files you can learn more about files on your server. A list of files can look like this:

List of files
Components of the list are the following
The list is divided into columns:
  • Delete - checked files will be deleted after clicking the Save button
  • Preview - image thumbnail for images on specific pages
  • File - file name
  • Assigned to - informs to which page or slider a given files is assigned. Click the page or slider name to go to its edit form.
  • Modified - informs when a given file was last modified
  • Size - file size
Additional options:
  • Sorting files - click one of the fields on the top of the list: File, Assigned to, Modified or Size to sort the list by the chosen field. Sorting by "Assigned to" is not all that typical, because it not mostly used to sort by the assigned name. It allows to display the files which are not assigned to any page or slider first, and those which are, are sorted by file name.
  • Delete files - tick files on the list you want to delete, then click the save button to confirm.
  • Change file names - in the File columns change the existing name to another one.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

Tags

To go to the list of tags point to the Tools button on the top menu bar in the admin panel, under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), then click the Tags link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the tags plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

From the list of tags you can learn more about tags on your website. A list of tags can look like the following one:

List of tags
Components of the list are as follows:
The list is divided into the following columns:
  • Id - tag's id
  • Name - tag name
  • URL name - address which is generated and then displayed after going to pages which use a given tag
  • Position - determines order in which tags are displayed with respect to other tags. The tags are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed
  • Pages with the tag - number of pages to which a given tag was assigned. Clicking on the number redirects to the list of pages assigned to the selected tag
  • Options (column not labeled) - include icons responsible for editing   or removing   tags

New tag

To add a new tag to a page, point to the Pages tab and then click the New tag link.

You should see a form with the following fields:

Components of the form are:
  • Name - tag name
  • URL name - address shown after going to pages to which the tag was assigned
  • Page title - name that will be shown on the browser's bar, as well as a title under which it will show in Google search
  • Meta description - the field contains a short description of a website visible and used by search engines
  • Position - determines order in which tags are displayed with respect to other tags. The tags are ordered from the smallest to the greatest value. Negative values are allowed

Clicking on the Find pages with the tag link available when editing a tag, redirects to the list of pages assigned to the edited tag.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

Administrators

To go to the list of administrators point to the Tools button on the top menu bar under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Administrators link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the admins plugin, which requires installation. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin was not installed.

The list of administrators contains more information about administrators on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of administrators
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Id - administrator's id
  • Name - administrator's first and last name
  • Status - information about whether a given administrator will have the ability to log in to the administration panel
  • Last modified - date and time of last modification made by the administrator
  • Last login - date and time of last administrator's login
  • Options (column not labeled) - contain icons responsible for editing   or deleting   administrators

New administrator

To add a new administrator point to the Tools tab and click the New administrator button.

You should see a form with the following fields:

  • Administrator's information
    First and last name
    Administrator's first and last name
    Email
    Email address of the administrator which will be used to log in to the administration panel
    Password (when a new administrator is added)
    Administrator's password
    New password (when existing administrator's data are edited)
    The field can be filled by typing in a new password, but it's not necessary
    Status
    If this option is selected, the administrator in question can log in to the administration panel
  • Permissions - sections
    Backups
    In this field you can determine whether an administrator will be able to see and restore backups
    Create a backup
    In this field determine whether an administrator will be able to create backups
    Widgets
    Determine whether an administrator will be able to access the widgets tab (adding, editing, deleting)
    Sliders
    Decide whether an administrator will be able to access the sliders tab (adding, editing, deleting)

    After installing some plugins additional sections will appear, such as: comments, subscription, users etc.

  • Permissions - pages
    Access to pages
    Pages to which an administrator will have permission to access:
    • none - an administrator has no rights to any pages
    • all - administrator can add, edit and delete parent pages and subpages
    • Specific pages - administrator can access subpages of a chosen page (with no possibility to access the parent page). The button display all located under the list of pages allows to see the full list of all pages on the website.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save the data using the SAVE button on top and bottom of the form.

Page statistics

To go to the list of page statistics click the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administrations panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Page statistics link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the stats plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

The list of page statistics contains more information about viewing of pages on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of page statistics
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - name of viewed page (click the name to go to detailed statistics of the page)
  • Number - number of views of specific page
Additional options
  • Clear statistics - possibility to clear statistics. In order to improve performance we recommend clearing statistics from time to time.
  • Date from - date from which statistics of pages viewed on the website are counted.
  • Date to - date to which statistics of pages viewed on the website are counted.
  • Search - searches statistics within specified date range.

Click the page name to go to statistics relating to the specific page. An example of this list looks like this:

List of page statistics
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Date - date a page was displayed
  • Number - number of views of given page on the specific day
Additional options
  • Date from - date from which statistics of pages viewed on the website are counted.
  • Date to - date to which statistics of pages viewed on the website are counted.
  • Search - searches statistics within specified date range.

Searched phrases

To go to the list of searched phrases click the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administrations panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Searched phrases link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the stats plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

The list of searched phrases contains more information about phrases that have been searched on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of statistics of searched phrases
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - name of phrase searched on the website
  • Number - number of times the phrase was searched
Additional options
  • Clear statistics - possibility to clear statistics. In order to improve performance we recommend clearing statistics from time to time.
  • Date from - date from which statistics of searched phrase on the website are counted.
  • Date to - date to which statistics of searched phrase on the website are counted.
  • Search - searches statistics within specified date range.

File statistics

To go to the list of file download statistics click the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the File statistics link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the stats plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

The list of file statistics contains more information about statistics of files downloaded from your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of file download statistics
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - name of file downloaded from the website
  • Number - number of downloads of the file
Additional options
  • Clear statistics - possibility to clear statistics. In order to improve performance we recommend clearing statistics from time to time.
  • Date from - date from which statistics of file downloads on the website are counted.
  • Date to - date to which statistics of file downloads on the website are counted.
  • Search - searches statistics within specified date range.

Incorrect calls

To go to the list of calls of incorrect addresses click the Tools button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Incorrect calls link.

Note! This functionality is available only with the stats plugin, for which installation is required. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin is not installed.

The list of incorrect calls contains more information about incorrect addresses called from your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of statistics of incorrect calls
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - name of the incorrectly called link
  • Number - number of calls of the incorrect link
Additional options
  • Clear statistics - possibility to clear statistics. In order to improve performance we recommend clearing statistics from time to time.
  • Date from - date from which statistics of incorrect link calls on the website are counted.
  • Date to - date to which statistics of incorrect link calls on the website are counted.
  • Search - searches statistics within specified date range.

Users

To go to the list of users click the Users button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left).

Note! This functionality is available only with the users plugin, which requires installation. If you don't have this option on the menu, it probably means that the plugin was not installed.

The list of users contains more information about users registered on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of users
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Id - user's ID
  • Name - user's last and first name
  • Company - user's company name
  • Email - user's email address he will use to log in
  • Status - informs whether the user is allowed to log in
  • Registration date - date and time the user registered
  • Options (column not labeled) - contains icons responsible for editing users   or deleting them  
Additional information
  • Sort users - click one of the fields on top of the list: Id, Name, Company or Status to see the list sorted by the chosen field.
  • Search users - above the list there is a search box you can use to find the user you need.

New user

To add a new user to a website point to the Users tab, and then click the New user button.

You should see the form containing the following fields:

  • Basic data:
    First name
    User's first name
    Last name
    User's last name
    Email
    Email address that will be used to log in as a user on the website
    Password (when a new user is added)
    User password
    New password (when existing user's data are edited)
    The field can be filled by typing in a new password, but it's not necessary
    Status
    If this option is selected, the user in question can log in to the website
    Assigned groups
    You can add users to previously created user groups
  • Additional data
    Company
    Name of the user's company
    Street and number
    Name of the street and street number
    Zip code
    Zip code in the user's address
    City
    User's city
    Phone
    User's phone number
    Administrator's comment
    In this field an administrator can save a comment regarding the user. This field is only visible to the administrator.

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

Additional save options:

  • save and go to the list - this save option will save the changes made to the edited user and redirect to the list of users.
  • save and add another - this save option will save the changes made to the edited user and redirect to an empty new user form.

User groups

To go to the list of user groups point to the Users button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click the Groups link.

Note! This functionality is available with the users plugin, which must be installed first. If you don't see this position in the menu, the plugin is probably not installed.

The list of groups provides more information about user groups on your website. An example of such list looks like this:

List of user groups
Components of the form are
The list is divided into columns:
  • Id - group's id
  • Name - user group name
  • Option (column not labeled) - include icons you can use to edit a group   or delete it  
Additional information
  • Search for groups - above the list there is a search box that will help you find the user group you're looking for.

New user group

To add a new user group to a page point to the Users tab and then click the New group button.

You should see the form containing the following fields:

The form's components
  • Name - user group's name

Remember, that after making any changes in the form, you need to save it using the SAVE button at the top or bottom of the form.

Additional save options:

  • save and go to the list - this save option will save the changes you made in the user group you're editing and redirect you to the list of groups.
  • save and add another - this save option will save the changes you made in the user group you're editing and redirect you to an empty form so you can add a new group.

History of changes

To go to the history of changes point to the Pages button on the top menu bar in the administration panel under the OpenSolution logo (on the left), and then click on the History of modifications link.

Note! This functionality is available with the pagesLogs plugin, which requires installation. If you don't see this position in your menu, the plugin was probably not installed.

You will see the history of modifications of subpages made by each of the admins.

List components
The list is divided into columns:
  • Name - name of modified or deleted page
  • Admin's data - admin's name. Name of the main administrator and web developer can be set in the language edit form » in Developer_admin and Main_admin fields.
  • Date - date of performed action
  • Options (column not labeled) - contains the log delete icon  
Additional options
  • Filtering results - above the list there are options: Date from, Date to, Admins and Pages. They allow to browse through the history of changes by various parameters.
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