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Add & Use Data

Webmasters will now be able to create Data Schemas in the Titan Administration module and configure them so users may upload and manage their data records in the Titan CMS workstation.

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Add Captcha

A type of challenge-response test used on the website on such things as forms or where users enter information, to ensure that the response is not generated by a computer.

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Add Content Footer Text

The field used in Titan Admin to enter text that will display in the footer of all your pages. Typical use is the copyright notice.

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Add Data Linking

On the Data Site you can enable linking for your folders and data records from a data site. This will display when configuring Titan Links.

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Add Data Site

Data Sites are used to store Events, Data or Products items. Naming for Events & Products the same, new v5.9 Data Site can be named as desired.

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Add Default Edit Page

On the Data Site's Default Edit Page, configure the Data Editor Page URL.

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Add Default Login

The Default Login is used to specify the content page that will be associated with the default login form page part.

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Add Default Logo Link

The field used in Titan Admin to specify the URL that will be associated with the onclick of the Logo. Using this field instead of specifying the value in the Page Layout allows for multiple display sites to use the same layout, but have different logo click behavior. The link may be internal or external.

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Add Default Registration

The Default Registration is used to specify the content page that will be associated with the default registration form page part.

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Add Default Search Page

The field used in Titan Admin to specify the page to display search results. This page would have a Search Results block built on it to process results. Pages within your content site should also be set in Properties to be indexed in order to be found for the results.

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Add Default Site Logo

The field used in Titan Admin to specify the image for the logo on your website. Using this image field allows for multiple websites in workstation to use the same layout, but display a different logo.

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Add Detail Default DocId

On the Data Site's Internal Display File, configure the default detail page's DocId:

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Add dtSearch Index-Create Job

Configure the Create job associated to using dtSearch in the Titan Administration module.

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Add dtSearch Index-Update Job

Configure the Update job associated to using dtSearch in the Titan Administration module.

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Add Favorite Icon

The Favorite Icon is the icon that displays on your website's tab. Many websites use their branding image.

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Add Form (File Submit)

The File Submit Titan Form field allows a user to upload a file through your form on your website. The Form Submission Action must be POST to Titan, this allows you to select where to store those uploaded files.

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Add Form (Hidden) field

A form block option that can be built on your form.

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Add Form (Prepopulate) field

Using a Text field and the OnLoad Function which executes on form load, can be used to pre-populate form fields with data. Request developer assistance to create these fields.

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Add Globe

The Globe is also called your Content Site. This Content Site maps to a website in IIS (Internet Information Server). To start just select new and provide a name.

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Add Google Tracking Code

Google Analytics offers insights into your website traffic through hundreds of informative reports and charts.

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Add Home page - Link to Globe

A page may be configured to link to the Globe if the globe is set to Share.

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Add Logout Link

You may add a Logout link in the utility to provide a more visible Logout. This is in addition to the Logout link that displays on the page with the Login block. The page with the Logout link can have the security configured the same as the content that requires Login so that Logout only shows when logged in.

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Add Page Fav Icon

A Fav Icon may now be added at the page level under it's Properties section. This entry will over-ride the Favorite icon Titan Administration website entry. The Fav Icon, Favicon Icon or Favorite Icon is the icon that displays on your website's tab.

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Add Page Title Prefix

The field used in Titan Admin to specify the text that will be pre-pended to all page titles for this site. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) companies believe that it is important that all page titles start with your website name followed by actual page title. This option gives you the opportunity to have the same prefix for all page titles in the site.

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Add Photo Block Album Support

File Pile can be exposed on the Display as a photo album using the Photo Block. When exposed via a Photo Block, the File Pile can be navigated as an album with each folder in the File Pile appearing as a separate page of photos.

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Add Relationships

v6.8 Relationship able to be defined with one table or between two tables. v6.6 & v6.7 Relationships allow you to define how content from two Data Tables under 1 Schema are related. Content is related by establishing links, correlating data values, or using Tags and Lookups. Relationships are used by the Data Detail block to combine content from the related Tables and display it on a single page.

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Browse Online Block Examples

The Online Block Library is a list of template examples that can be added to your Personal Block Library and reused as a block on your page.

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Checklist for New Globe

There are many configurations needed when creating and setting up a Site Globe. In the Titan Workstation, there are sometimes more than one way to accomplish a task, this list hopes to provide a checklist as a guide. When available, each step can be clicked to view more detail. There may be steps that require engineering or the design group to complete. The checklist will be a dynamic list with updates periodically, such as for a version release.

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Copy Block to Library

Block Copies may be created to ease your workload when building blocks. Save an existing block and reuse it on another page.

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Create Browse Views

Browse views are configurable for the Web Content Management module for Globes, File Pile, Event data and Product data. The User Management module also has configurable browse views. You are able to configure the fields that contain the information you desire to view in a browse screen.

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Crop a Image

The Image Editor - Crop allows the user to trim the image down to a portion of the original image.

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Data List & Proximity Filter

Use the Data List block and configure the Proximity filter in order to search on the Geographic Coordinate field. Enter latitude and longitude inputs in the data record in order to use in search.

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Data Upload - Add Missing/New Attributes

Data records with new attributes may be included as part of the data upload file process as of v6.7.

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Drag Dialog Window

When working in the Ttian CMS Workstation, when a dialog window displays, you will be able to click on the Title section and drag it. Click on title again to stick it. This alows you to see what is behind the dialog window.

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Edit a File - Document/Image/Video

Editing an Image File in TitanCMS workstation may be done through the Image Editor. Documents and Videos will need to be edited outside of TitanCMS and a New Version Uploaded.

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Edit Block Copy

The Block Copy may be edited and changed without impacting the original block used to make the copy. All subsequent uses of this block copy will include your changes.

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Edit Source Page

The Edit Source Page simplifies finding the original content that is being shared and allows you to make change one time.

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Edit Theme Page Layout - Product Navigation

Before you can set up the Product block's left or breadcrumb Tag navigation, you must first configure your Page Layout navigation nodes. By default, the Tag navigation will *not* look for these nodes.

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Email Users

In the User Management module you may create an email and send this email to a list of users from the Titan CMS Workstation.

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Enable Event & Internal File as Source

To get the Event dabase to display in other block's tree source, configure the Internal Display File and set enable for Single-Item Display/Linking, and Folder Display Linking.

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Enable Photo Album Folders as Source

To get the File Pile folder to display in other block's tree as a source, configure the Photo Block Album URL and set enable for Photo Block Album Support.

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Enable Product & Internal File as Source

To get the product database to display in other block’s tree as a source, configure the Internal File and set enable for Single-Item Display/Linking, Folder Display/Linking.

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Export - Import Event

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import File Pile

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Folder of Events

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Folder of Files

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Folder of Products

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Globe

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Product

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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Export - Import Section of Pages

Export & Import allows Webmasters to copy items from one workstation into a zip file which may be imported to another workstation, or used in the same workstation. Version 5.8 may be used.

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File Pile Security

You now have the option to define the default login page for File Pile sites from the v6.2 release. This provides better support for accessing secured files.

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Home Page & Configurations

Details on where information is pulling from in the workstation.

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How Proximity Filter Works

Information discussed with a client on how the Proximity Filter works.

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How to Build Comment & Rating Form

View example for comments & rating form and how to build.

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How to use Smart Search

Version 6.7 and prior, view an illustration and set up for managing searched terms on your website and placing preferred pages in the top section of the results.

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Link a Page

A page can be linked to an existing content page with specific properties configured for the linked page.

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Load Time

Browse View available options: Totals, Views, Min, Max, Avg.

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Move Blocks

Reorder blocks on a page by using the up or down arrows in content.

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Multi File Upload

The Multi File Upload dialog allows you to upload multiple files. Files may be uploaded while other files are in the process of uploading. You will be able to monitor the process through the new dialog window. In v6.6 due to browser changes, the Content Upload dialog will be used for Multi-Upload, exception is IE 9 browser.

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Product Navigation Node Set Up

Before you can set up the Product block's left or breadcrumb Tag navigation, you must first configure your Page Layout navigation nodes. By default, the Tag navigation will *not* look for these nodes.

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Quick Data Columns Chart

Details for buidling Data Schema, Table and Column linking to property recommendations.

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Rebuild Where Used

The Titan Admin scheduled job, Rebuild Where Used, will report if a file is used and where used. A list of files will be found in the Web Content Management dashboard when file isn't used and a full list of files will be listed in browse view Where Used (No Folders).

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Redirect

You can redirect page in Titan CMS or request Northwoods/Engineer to set redirect/rewrite rule on server level (in IIS).

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Registration with User Preferences

Users can register on your website and select their content preference. If login is used, content can then be filtered based on the user preferences.

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Remove Item from Index

If you have an item you do not want to show up in the search results, uncheck the Index Item for your page.

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Resize a Image

The Image Editor - Resize allows user to change the Width and Height of the image to a smaller size.

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Restore a Deleted Page

Content may be restored if it is in the Recycle Bin. Content deleted from the Recycle Bin is permanently deleted from the TitanCMS Workstation.

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Restore a Previous Version

The Version History allows you to preview a past version of the document and set it to be active again.

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Review of Widgets

This is a list of widgets that you can add to your Dashboard view. Dashboards are available in the User Management module and the Web Content Management module. You can configure each dashboard as desired.

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Rotate a Image

The Image Editor - Rotate allows user to change the image's orientation to a common point.

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Run a Job

The Titan Job tasks can be manually kicked off through the Titan Administration module.

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Search Maintenance Recommendation

The recommendation is to maintain that the Search Results are up to date. Schedule weekly full reindexing per each index and the daily update. *Review the Items to Consider section.

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Secure pages & Registration & Login

This is an example of how to secure a section of your website. The steps include, how to secure section, where to set up registration & login rules, which blocks to build and where mail is configured.

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Set up Workflow

The workstation workflow allows for authors to create content, editors to approve or reject it, with the process based on the number of workflow steps configured.

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Steps for Comment & Rating

Suggested steps to follow when setting up Comments & Ratings.

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Steps for Data Set up

Suggested steps for building Data Schema and adding data.

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Steps for Login & Secure Section

Using base Titan you may set up a section of secured pages on your website that requires users to login to view. Using the Account Configuration you can set rules for Registration & Login. Using a special group assigned to secure section of pages and then include a filter block pointed to these pages on your Login page.

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Titan Default & Configurations

The Titan Default page layout may be configured with blocks, right navigation, banner image, etc.

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Titan File Import Task

Use utility to import file for large sections of files such as a background scheduler job. The caveat here is that the files need to be on the app server – they can’t be imported from your local machine.

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Upload Alias URL

You now may upload Alias URL(s) for content types, the file used though has to have the columns in exact order. The name also is "Alias URL" compared to property name of URL Aliases. And, for adding multiple Alias URLs for a Page URL, repeat Page URL and add desired Alias URL. Page URL - Alias URL

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Upload Data

In the Web Content Management module, add records & use a downloaded file to add/update records and Upload to new Data Site.

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Upload Data Instructions

Instructions found under the question mark on the Upload Data dialog. These instructions explain options for the upload process for file of data records.

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Upload iCal - ICS Naming Standards

In the Workstation, users can upload event content that was exported in standard iCal format (.ICS file) from third party calendar tools like Microsoft Outlook or Google Calendar. The data table/schema Data Upload Heading must follow standards. See chart on this page for help.

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Upload New URL

You now may upload a New URL for content types, the file used though has to have the columns in exact order. Page URL - New URL

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Upload New URL, Alias URL

You now may upload New URL and Alias URL(s) for content types, the file used though has to have the columns in exact order. Page URL - New URL - Alias URL

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Use Multi Edit

The Content Edit Pane allows a user to change multiple pages at the same time when the same change is needed for all pages selected, this is Multi Edit. The exception is multi edit is not allowed for a page properties content.

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Use Sticky Tabs

From the Edit Tab, click will select, click again will stick you on that tab, click again and you are no longer stuck.

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Where Used (No Folder)

In v6.1 the "Where Used (No Folder)" browse view was added for the File Pile. This view may be used to determine where your files are being used. It is easy to access a file, you may use the jump and edit links in the view. FYI - When you use the edit link, a new window will open and sticks (sticky tab) content. You may also create your own view of desired columns.

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Where Used Chart

Where Used chart to illustrate examples.

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