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=Latest News Module=
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=Overview=
==Overview==
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This Module shows a list of the most recently published Articles. An example is shown below:[[Image:Help30:Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-example-output.png]]
 
This Module shows a list of the most recently published Articles. An example is shown below:[[Image:Help30:Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-example-output.png]]
  
 
The Module Type name for this is "mod_latest". It is not related to any other component.
 
The Module Type name for this is "mod_latest". It is not related to any other component.
  
==Toolbar==
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==Details==
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=Basic Options=
 
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==Basic Options==
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[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-basic-options-parameters.png]]
 
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*'''Count.''' The number of Articles to show.
 
*'''Count.''' The number of Articles to show.
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*'''Category ID.''' Optional filter to select Articles only from specific Categories. Include one or more Category ID numbers, separated by a comma (for example, "12,15").
 
*'''Category ID.''' Optional filter to select Articles only from specific Categories. Include one or more Category ID numbers, separated by a comma (for example, "12,15").
  
==Advanced Options==
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=Advanced Options=
 
[[Image:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-advanced-options-parameters.png]]
 
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{{colheader|Caching}}
 
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*'''Cache Time.''' The length of time, in seconds, before the Module is re-cached.
 
*'''Cache Time.''' The length of time, in seconds, before the Module is re-cached.
  
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0,3.1,3.2|Module Manager Help Screens|Extensions Help Screens}}</noinclude>
 
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Revision as of 18:54, 6 December 2013

To 'add' a new Latest News module or 'edit' an existing Latest News module, navigate to the Module Manager:

  • Select Extensions  Module Manager

Click the 'New' button and click on Latest News in the modal popup window.

To 'Edit' an existing Latest News module, in the Module Manager click on the Latest News Module's Title or click the Latest News module's check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.

Contents

Overview

This Module shows a list of the most recently published Articles. An example is shown below:File:Help30:Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-example-output.png

The Module Type name for this is "mod_latest". It is not related to any other component.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • 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.

Basic Options

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-basic-options-parameters.png

  • Count. The number of Articles to show.
  • Order. Recently Added First or Recently Modified First. Whether to show the Articles based on the date added or the date modified.
  • Authors. Anyone, Added or modified by Me, or Not added or modified by me. Optional filter to limit the display to Articles based on whether they were authored or modified by the current user. Only applies if a user is logged in to the site.
  • Front Page Articles. Show or Hide Articles published to the Front Page.
  • Section ID. Optional filter to select Articles only from specific Sections. Include one or more Section ID numbers, separated by a comma (for example, "12,15").
  • Category ID. Optional filter to select Articles only from specific Categories. Include one or more Category ID numbers, separated by a comma (for example, "12,15").

Advanced Options

File:Help30-Extensions-Module-Manager-Latest-News-advanced-options-parameters.png

  • Caching. Use Global/No Caching. Whether or not to cache the content of this Module. A setting of "Use Global" will use the Cache Settings from the Global Configuration screen.
  • Cache Time. The length of time, in seconds, before the Module is re-cached.

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