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Components Tags Manager Options

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How to Access

  • Click the Global Configuration button in the Control Panel and click the Tags button on left side panel, or
  • Select Components  Tags  Options from the drop-down menus.

Screenshot

Tagged Items Options

Description

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the global configuration settings and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the global configuration settings and closes the current screen.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Tagged Items Options

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  • Default Tagged Items Layout. Choose a default layout to for tagged items. This layout will be used when a user clicks on a tag that doesn't have a menu item defined.
  • Show tag name. For a layout with one tag, show the tag name.
  • Tag Image. For a layout with one tag, show the image for the tag.
  • Tag Description. Show or hide a description for the tag (only used when a single tag is selected).
  • Image. Show the tag image (full image).
  • Show number of items. Show the number of items with a given tag.
  • Order. Order items will be displayed in.
  • Direction. Sort order. Descending is highest to lowest. Ascending is lowest to highest.
  • Table Headings. Show or hide the headings in list layouts.
  • Show Date. Whether to show a date column in the list of articles. Select Hide to hide the date, or select which date you wish to show.
  • Item Images. Shows the first image for each item in the list.
  • Item description. Whether to show or hide the description for each item in the list. The length may be limited using the Maximum Characters option.
  • Maximum Characters. The maximum number of characters to display from the description in ach tag.

Item Selection Options

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  • Match Type. All will return items that have all of the tags. Any will return items that have at least one of the tags.
  • Child Tags. Include or exclude child tags from the result list for a tag.
  • Maximum Items. The maximum number of results to return.
  • Language Filter. Optionally filter the list of tags based on language.

List All Tags Options

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  • Default List All Tags Layout. Choose a default layout for List of all tags.
  • Order. Order items will be displayed in.
  • Direction. Sort order. Descending is highest to lowest. Ascending is lowest to highest.
  • Item Images. Shows the first image for each item in the list.
  • Tag Description. Shows or hides the description for each tag listed.
  • Maximum Characters. The maximum number of characters to display from the description in each tag.
  • Hits. Display the number of hits.

Shared Layout Options

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  • Filter Field. Whether to show a Filter field for the list. Select Hide to hide the filter field.
  • Display Select. Whether to show or hide the Display Select dropdown listbox.
  • Pagination. Show or hide Pagination support. Pagination provides page links at the bottom of the page that allow the User to navigate to additional pages. These are needed if the Information will not fit on the page.
  • Pagination Results. Show or hide pagination results information, for example, "Page 1 of 4".

Data Entry Options

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  • Tag Entry Mode. Ajax mode searches tag while typing and allows you on the fly tag creation. Nested tags show you a nested view with all the available tags.

Integration

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  • Show Feed Link. Show or hide an RSS Feed Link. (A Feed Link will show up as a feed icon in the address bar of most modern browsers).

Permissions