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Help310:Components Banners Clients

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Description

Provides an overview of the Banner Clients available on a Joomla site. The screen is used to find, add, edit and delete Banner Clients. There must be at least one Banner Category before a Banner can be created.


How to Access

  • Select Components  Banners  Clients from the dropdown menu of the Administrator Panel.


Screenshot

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Column Headers

In the table containing clients, these are the different columns as shown below. Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

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  • Checkbox. Check this box to select one or more clients. To select all clients, check the box in the column heading. Note: Many toolbar actions can work with multiple clients.
  • Status. Published Help30-Article-status-featured-published-feature-manager-en.png or Unpublished Help30-Article-status-not-published-feature-manager-en.png are shown. Click on the green check mark or the red circle in the Status column to toggle between Published and Unpublished.
  • Client. The Client for this banner. Clients are entered using the Banner Client Manager.
  • Contact. The Contact for this client.
  • Published. Whether and how many clients has been published. You see the Published clients by clicking on the Number in this column.
  • Unpublished. Whether and how many clients has been unpublished. You see the Unpublished clients by clicking on the Number in this column.
  • Archived. Whether and how many clients has been archived. You see the Archived clients by clicking on the Number in this column.
  • Trashed. Whether and how many clients has been trashed. You see the Trashed clients by clicking on the Number in this column.
  • Purchase Type. The Banner Purchase Type of this client. This is used to indicate how the client purchased the display time for their banners.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this client assigned automatically by Joomla. It is used to identify the client internally, and you cannot change this number.

Column Filters

Above the column headers on the right, there are 2 dropdown input fields, Sort Table By: (preset to 'Client ascending') and a number (preset to '20') to display.

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These column sorting input fields shows the current method of sorting applied to the table. Use the dropdown field choices and click the column heading name. Alternatively, click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

This will also change the value in the drop field to correspond with the column header name. The list will then be sorted in order by that column and a sort icon (up or down arrow) will show next to the column name. Click a second time to reverse the sort, which will change the corresponding drop field.

  • Client ascending (default). Shows ordering of selected column, ascending or descending.
  • Number of clients to display. Shows the number of clients to display on one page, default is 20 clients. If there are more clients than this number, you can use the page navigation buttons to navigate between pages.


List Filters

The List Filters are a series of controls that let you limit what clients show in the screen. More than one filter may be entered. In this case, only clients that meet all of the filter conditions will show on the list.

Filter by Partial Title or ID

In the upper left is a search field and 2 buttons.

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  • To filter by partial title, enter part of the title and click 'Search' Help30-Search-Button.png
  • To filter by ID number, enter "id:xx", where "xx" is the ID number (for example, "id:29").
  • Click 'Clear' to clear the Filter field and restore the list to its unfiltered state.

Search Tools

Above the column headings, there are 2 dropdown list boxes.

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Filter by Status

Lets you show only clients with the selected published status.

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  • - Select Status -: Show only clients that are Published and Unpublished.
  • Trashed: Show only clients that are Trashed. Quick Tip: Permanently delete clients
  • Unpublished: Show only clients that are Unpublished.
  • Published: Show only clients that are Published.
  • Archived: Show only clients that are Archived.
  • All: Show all clients regardless of published status.

Filter by Purchase Type

Lets you show only clients with the selected Purchase Type.

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  • - Select Type -: Shows all Purchase Types.
  • Unlimited: Shows only clients of unlimited Purchase Type.
  • Yearly: Shows only clients of yearly Purchase Type.
  • Monthly: Shows only clients of monthly Purchase Type.
  • Weekly: Shows only clients of weekly Purchase Type.
  • Daily: Shows only clients of daily Purchase Type.


Automatic Pagination

Page Controls. When the number of clients is more than one page, you will see a page control bar as shown below. The current page number being viewed is shaded.

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  • Start: Click to go to the first page.
  • Prev: Click to go to the previous page.
  • Page numbers: Click to go to the desired page.
  • Next: Click to go to the next page.
  • End: Click to go to the last page.


Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar.

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The functions are:

  • New. Opens the editing screen to create a new client.
  • Edit. Opens the editing screen for the selected client. If more than one client is selected (where applicable), only the first client will be opened. The editing screen can also be opened by clicking on the Name of the client.
  • Publish. Makes the selected client available to visitors to your website.
  • Unpublish. Makes the selected client unavailable to visitors to your website.
  • Archive. Changes the status of the selected client to indicate that they are archived. Archived client can be moved back to the published or unpublished state by selecting "Archived" in the Select Status filter and changing the status of the client to Published or Unpublished as preferred.
  • Check-in. Checks-in the selected client. Works with one or multiple client selected.
  • Trash. Changes the status of the selected client to indicate that they are trashed. Trashed client can still be recovered by selecting 'Trashed' in the 'Select Status' filter and changing the status of the client to Published or Unpublished as preferred. To permanently delete trashed client, select 'Trashed' in the 'Select Status' filter, select the client to be permanently deleted, then click the 'Empty Trash' toolbar icon.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.
  • Options. Opens the Options window where settings such as default parameters can be edited.


Quick Tips

  • To permanently delete clients:
    1. Change the status of the clients to Trashed.
    2. Change the Status filter to Trashed. At this point the trashed clients will show and the Empty trash button Help screen toolbar icon Empty Trash.png will show in the toolbar.
    3. Select the desired trashed clients and click on Empty trash in the toolbar. The clients will be permanently deleted.
  • See Banner Options.


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