ProActive HowTo :: Add a New Article File in ProActive CMS

ProActive How To: Add new Article file


What is an Article File

An article file allows you the ability to track requests for a particular file (any file type) by designating an article id as a reference.

MENU >> New Article File

The current date is automatically inserted

The article is set to a temporary article - choose Live if you wish to set the page live immediately

Enter The title of the page - Make your title as descriptive as possible

Enter a Description - The description is searched by the site search engine and is displayed by many search engines as the page description

Enter Keywords - Keywords are searched by the site search engine - Keywords are used by some search engines

Select a Category from the drop down list or enter a new category for this article

Select a template from the list

Country - This selection is used when creating different translations of an article

Provide a Filename - Filenames are used to make a visitors experience easier - example filenames are: index.html, quickaccess, documents/covers/imperialcover. Do not use special characters in filenames. Spaces are permitted. Directory structures can be simulated by using a /
Filenames can be used to access an article in the articles listings.
When a filename is used users can access the article using human readable filenames as above - the URL for these would be as follows:
  • index.html - http://www.mydomainname/index.html
  • quickaccess - http://www.mydomainname/quickaccess
  • documents/covers/imperialcover - http://www.mydomainname/documents/covers/imperialcover
Require payment: Check this box if you require the user to make a payment prior to accessing the article

Price - Enter the value the user will pay to access this article (Note: You must have an account setup for this with IBD prior to use)

Show Read Permissions - Read permissions are used to enforce a username and password login to access this article. Select any number of individuals or select any number of Groups

Show Write Permissions - Write permissions are used to enforce control over who may edit this article. A selected user must have access enabled (Under Edit user select the "Can Create" option for this user). Select any number of individuals or select any number of Groups

Show Delete Permissions - Write permissions are used to enforce control over who may edit this article. A selected user must have access enabled (Under Edit user select the "Can Create" option for this user). Select any number of individuals or select any number of Groups

Filename: Click Browse to navigate existing file locations on the web server or to upload a new file. It is recommended that files be uploaded to the pdfs directory.

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Click save.