TITAN CMS - Properties Overview

The properties allow you to fine tune how the item will display and be used on the site.

The Properties Overview is the list of properties used on content pages, files, events and products.  The properties allow you to fine tune how the item will display and be used on the site.

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Working with Properties

Page Name

Allows you to change the name that appears in your website navigiation and list blocks.

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Page URL

Is used to identify the redirected URL you want this page to have. The URL redirect functionality is to assist with maintaining current Google search rankings.

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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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URL Aliases

A new field has been added to the Properties' tab to support creating more than one URL for a content item. URLs added in the URL Aliases list will all resolve to the Page URL defined for that item.

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Start Date

Allows you to publish content that will appear on a date in the future.

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End Date

Determines the period of time when the page is no longer active on the website.

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Remove From Display

Allows you to hide a item from displaying on the website. Note, the item will display in the workstation. If used in a block, a hidden item will show in block in workstation, but it will be hidden on the website.

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Display Order

v6.8 Moved from Advanced Properties to new Sorting section. Controls the sequence of where a page or item will appear in a list. It is recommended to count by 10 to be able to insert pages or items in-between when necessary.

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Sort Date - Time

v6.8 The new Property section Sorting includes the Sort Date and Time so you many control the sequence of where a page or item will appear in a list. Blocks that use the new Sort Date and Time are the Data List, Filter, Segment Search - Data & Filter Segments.

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Last Published Date

v6.8 The new Property section Sorting includes the Last Published Date and Time. Date and Time are auto-populated, the Date is also listed in Version History.

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Page Title

Is the title that appears in the browser tab. For better search engine results use your website name and page name.

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Metatag Keywords

Are Keywords used by users and search engines. These are keywords used by the Extranet or Intranet and search engines to locate a page.

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Metatag Description

Displays in the search results that is genearated from a site-wide keyword search. The description is brief and describes the item.

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Additional Metatags, Scripts, css, etc. (in Page HEAD)

New page property for *developer/designers. This field will be used to add special code snippets and custom metatags to a single page. Useful for adding NOFOLLOW tags or special script. Added at the end of the HEAD.

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Short Teaser

Is a brief description to interest the user to click on the link to the described item.

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Long Teaser

Is a longer description compared to the short teaser, to interest the user to click on the link to a described item. The Long Teaser will be used to build a list block.

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Teaser Image

May be used next to the description on the page that includes a list block. The Teaser Image will appear as a thumbnail (small size usually 60x60). Teaser Image is optional.

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Teaser Image Alt Text

Will appear when the mouse rolls-over the Teaser Image. This text is optional.

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Banner Image

The Banner Image allows you to link an image file with your content page. The Banner Image is currently used by the Banner Display styles in the Filter Block. It differs from the Teaser Image in that you do not choose an image size, the size is chosen by the Filter Block style.

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Banner Image Alt Text

The Banner Image Alt Text will appear when your mouse rolls-over the Banner Image. The text may describe the Banner or include other information.

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Show In What's New

Is the control for a given page to allow page to display dynamically in the What's New block until it's expiration date.

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What's New End Date

Is used to automatically expire a page so that the page stops displaying in the What's New block.

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What's New Image

May be used next to the description in a What's New Block. The Image will appear as a thumbnail (small size usually 60x60).

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What's New Image Alt Text

Will appear when mouse rolls over the What's New Image. This text is optional.

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Workstation Name

The name that appears in the TitanCMS workstation's navigation tree. The workstation name is auto filled with the name used when a new page is added. The workstation name can be changed.

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Page Layout

Define the use of top and bottom menus and side navigation. These Page Layouts are supplied with your TitianCMS installation and vary by Theme.

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View Theme Configuration in Admin Workstation

The "View Theme Configuration in Admin Workstation" link is provide as help and will take webmaster user directly to the current site's theme. This link is now found under the Page Layout dropdown under Properties.

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Comments & Ratings

Templates or forms that can be selected to display on your page to gather information from users. The comment and rating form or template is created through the Titan Administartion module.

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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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Credited Author

A Property field added to be used with Segmented Search. When you add a page in Titan Credited Author defaults to the logged in author, but you can now change it to any name that you want. You may also create a Browse View with this field.

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Navigation Zone

Controls where the display name will appear on the website, this is based on customization.

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Page Is SSL

This value indicates if SSL certificate is needed for this page. You must have a valid certificate for SSL to use this property setting.

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Caching Priority

Allows for setting for the caching schedule priority, with Medium as the default. If the page is not going to be changing often, low is the best setting.

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Page Display

Allows for setting your page to open in an Active or New Window on the website.

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Share

The setting of checked allows for the center content on the page to be available to other pages on the website(s).

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Allow Security Propagation

Allows you to either allow or stop your page from being overwritten if Multi-tag and edit is used to propagate changes to child pages.

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Index Item

When checked it allows for the page to show up in the search results. When the Index Item is not checked, the page will not show up in the search results..

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Audit

Allows you to track if a user lands on a page of your website. Statistics are able to be gathered such as Load Time and Quick Stat for Day, Week, Month and Year.

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Custom Data

Custom Data fields are used if custom fields have been added to your TitanCMS instance. These fields are customer specific.

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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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