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Help screen column header Publishing Options Tab

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  • Start Publishing. Date and time to start publishing. Use this field if you want to enter content ahead of time and then have it published automatically at a future time.
Enter the date (time optional) in format year-month-date hrs:min:sec as '2013-01-07 14:10:00' or alternatively, use the modal 'pop up' window and select a date from the calendar.
  • Finish Publishing. Date and time to finish publishing. Use this field if you want to have content automatically changed to Unpublished state at a future time (for example, when it is no longer applicable).
Enter the date (time optional) in format year-month-date hrs:min:sec as '2013-01-07 14:10:00' or alternatively, use the modal 'pop up' window and select a date from the calendar.
  • Created Date. Date the item(Article, Category, Weblink, etc.) was created.
  • Created By. Name of the Joomla User who created this item. This will default to the currently logged-in user. If you want to change this to a different user, click the Select User button to select a different user.
  • Created by Alias. This optional field allows you to enter in an alias for this Author for this Article. This allows you to display a different Author name for this Article.
  • Modified Date. Date of last modification.
  • Modified By. Username who performed the last modification.
  • Revision. Number of revisions to this item.
  • Hits. The number of times an item has been viewed.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays "0" until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.