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  • Welcome to the new russbo Forum / Library. Read me first.

    Welcome to the new CMS. Here's a quick guide of the different areas of this page.

    1. Section Navigation Widget. This widget allows you to go to different sections. The "plus icon" means that this section has sub-sections. Clicking on the "plus icon" will display the sub-sections.
    2. Category Navigation Widget. This widget will display all categories on CMS sections. The number next to the name displays the number of articles in that category.
    3. Admin-Defined Navbar Section Links. The admin is able to define which sections can display in the top navbar. Please look at the "Managing Sections Article."
    4. Articles. The content here is displayed in the "2x1" layout. "2x1" means 2 articles are displayed in the first row and all remaining content is displayed in a single column. In other sections you will see alternate content layouts like 1 column, 2 column, 3 column, 1x2 (first article spans 2 columns and all remaining articles displayed in 2 columns).
    5. Create New Article Button. If a user has permissions, the "Create New Article" button will display. For more information please look at the "Create New Article" article.
    6. Recent Article Comments Widget. This widget will display the latest article comments.
    7. Recent Blog Posts Widget. This widget displays the newest blog entries.
    8. Recent Forum Posts Widgets. This widget displays the most recent forum posts.

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    • New Forum / Library Area with many new and educational features
      by doc
      The new Forum / Library is here. There are many additions to this new area, on top of a fully upgraded forum area. The new main sections are as follows:
      • Downloads: In this section you can upload and download various types of files, including hard to find audio and book files.
      • Media: The Media section organizes all sorts of different online streaming videos from YouTube, Vimeo, and other types of sites. You can easily post links to your favorite videos in this section so that the rest
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      05-16-2010, 01:33 AM
    • Managing CMS Section and Content
      by doc
      Here's a quick Visual Guide on how Manage Sections in the new CMS.

      1. Editing a Section: If you have permissions to manage a Section, as you hover over the Section title, a pencil icon will display.

      After clicking the pencil icon, you will be taken to the Section Edit page. Here's what you will see:

      2. Section Name:
      Enter the Section Name
      3. SEO URL Alias: This is the SEO Friendly URL. By default, if this is blank, the system will automatically copy the section title.
      4. Section Layout: For each section you can define an individual section layout.
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      Today, 03:15 AM
    • How to Create a New Article
      by doc
      All registered members can now create articles in the russbo.com Forum / Library area. Submit educational information, or advertise your events, schools, and competitions.

      Articles are approved and published by the russboTeam. The submitted articles can be categorized into one of our existing Sections, or, we can create new sections that fulfill your needs. You can essentially have your own separate Section, or website, hosted here with us. Information submitted should be relevant, and of good educational value.

      Here's a quick visual guide on how to create a new article with the CMS.

      1. Create New Article Button: Navigate to the section you want the article to be published in. Click on the "Create a New Article" button. This will open an article form.


      2. Article Title: In the "Add/Edit Article" screen, enter the title of your article in the "Title" textbox.
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      Today, 03:15 AM
    • Promoting Articles from the Forums
      by doc
      One of the innovative new features on vBulletin 4.0 Publishing Suite is the cross-publishing "Promote to Article" functionality. In the spirit of promoting content discovery, we wanted to create features that will allow content to flow between Forums, Blogs, and Articles. For example, there might be a really popular post in the forums, but unfortunately it is buried inside page 13 of a thread. We will now have an option (if you have permissions) to "promote" a forum (or blog) post as a new artic...
      Today, 03:15 AM
    • Welcome to the new russbo Forum / Library. Read me first.
      by doc
      Welcome to the new CMS. Here's a quick guide of the different areas of this page.

      1. Section Navigation Widget. This widget allows you to go to different sections. The "plus icon" means that this section has sub-sections. Clicking on the "plus icon" will display the sub-sections. ...
      Today, 03:15 AM
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