How to Access
In the n3tTemplate Control panel click on icon Templates, or whenever click on toolbar link Templates.
Templates manager allows you to create, delete and organize templates.
Templates can be organized in the tree of categories - every template can be placed into category, and in the editor buttton will appear as a child node of such category. More over, every template can be published or unpublished, have specified Access level, Display access level, and of course has some title.
This is just number of row in the list of templates. It has informational character.
In this column you can see Title of the template, and if the template has filled optional field note, it will be visible here also.
If template is placed within category, here will be displayed its Title.
If category is published (visible to users) in this column will appear green checkmark. If unpublished, there will be red cross. Clicking on the icon will switch the state of category from published to unpublished or vice versa.
In this column is visible ordering of template within its parent category. If the list is sorted by this column, you can influence the ordering directly by clicking up / down icons, or fill the correct oredreing numbers in the boxes for every displayed row, and click the save icon in the heading of this column.
Note that ordering s specified within the parent category, so not in all rows you can see the up / down icons.
This is internal ID of the template. This can be used to insert template to article
as link, using the code
On the left side above the list of templates you can specify filter. Enter the text, you are searching for, and press the button Apply. Only templates containing eneterd text in Title, Note or Template will be displayed. If you want to reset the filter (display all templates), just press the button Reset.
On the right side above the list of templates, you can choose which templates to display and / or specify category to display. If you select category fro the list, only templates placed directly in this category will be shown. In the second filter, if current is selected, all published and unpublished templates are displayed.
If you choose published or unpublished, only published / unpublished templates are displayed. If you choose trashed, only trashed templates are displayed.
Note that in trashed view, only some of columns are displayed.
On the toolbar you can find following icons:
Set chosen templates as published. Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Set chosen templates as unpublished. Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Opens dialog for inserting new template.
Creates a copy of all selected templates. Those copies will have all the properties and settings same as the original template, and will be placed in the same parent category. Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Edits chosen template. Select the template by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Trashes chosen templates. Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list. Note that this action will note delete the template from database, it just mark the template as trashed. Trashed templates can be displayed by chossing trashed in the list filter.
Will display help dialog.
If you filter list to display only trashed templates, toolbar will contain these icons:
Restores selected templates from trash. Restored templates will be restored at the end of the root category (will not have parent category, ordering set to 9999, and will be unpublished). Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Completely removes the selected templates from the database. Choose templates by checking the checkbox in the second column in the list.
Using batch operations you can easily change some parameters of multiple templates.
Select Category for Move/Copy
Select from the list category where you want selected templates move or copy, and select if you want to Move or Copy.
Set Access Level
Select new Access level for all selected templates.
Set Display Access Level
Select new Display Access level for all selected templates.
To apply changes make your selections and click button Process.
- Click on the Title of a Template to edit it.
- Click on the green check mark or the red X in the Published column to toggle between Published and Unpublished.
- Click on the Column Headers to sort Templates by that column. Click a second time to sort descending (Z to A). Note that if you want to change templates ordering, the list has to be ordered by ordering column.