Inset Box

Version 1.0


An Inset Box that you can add to pages


Below are the list of settings that the user can choose from for each configured data object of the Inset Box module.

Configurable Settings
Number Configurable Variable Description Input Type Input Rules
1 Name The Name of this Inset Box. - This will also appear as the HTML title on top of the browser and will appear as part of the page title in search engine listings - keep it short and meaningful! text Mandatory Field. Plain Text Only.
2 Description A short description of this Inset Box. - This will be added into the HTML meta tag for the page in question and is important for search engines, so use several specifically descriptive words that match the content of the object. This will also appear on the management screens for this site. It is a good idea to give a brief description which will enable you to quickly identify which entries are which in lists of objects. textarea Mandatory Field. Plain Text Only.
3 Image An icon file associated with this Inset Box. - This allows you to link to the Inset Box with an image instead of a text string. Enter the name of a valid local file. text Optional Field. Plain Text Only.
Inset Box Basic Information
4 Box Display Should the list be laid out horizontally or vertically? - A horizontal layout will see the box divided up into columns - one column pery entry. A vertical layout will see the contents of the box on top of each other in html div's radio Options: horizontal, vertical
5 Page Layout The Layout of the Box Page - Choose a page layout if you want this inset box to be viewable in full page mode. reference A reference to a data object of type page
Inset Box Contents
Inset Box is a container type. They generally just hold a list of other objects and pieces of content and a bit of information on how to display them.
6 contained Can include objects from any modules except: menu, bar, page, article, feedexport object-listing  
Access Control for this Inset Box
Protect this Inset Box from unauthorised users and from being used in other sections of the site
7 Protected Should This Inset Box be hidden from the public? - Check this box if you want this Inset Box to be only visible to editors on the site. This can be useful for keeping certain pages hidden from public view. checkbox On / Off
8 Shared? Should This Inset Box be available to add to menus etc on other sections of this site? - Shared Data Objects can be added to menus, lists, pages and so on throughout the site, no matter what section the page that includes them is from. Objects that are not shared are only available within the site section where they are owned. checkbox On / Off

Display Modes

  1. Box


To do List and requested features

--Oscailt Auto-generated Documentation 09 Jan 2006
Topic revision: r1 - 09 Jan 2006, ChekovFeeney
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