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Patrick Brannan 4 years ago • updated by Kim Mason BGDN 3 years ago 3
I know I can schedule ad reports on a daily, weekly or monthly schedule, but being able to run a report based on the start and end date of a campaign would be great too.
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Simon Birch 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 3 years ago 3
http://docs.townnews.com/kbpublisher/Readers-are-c...

"BLOX Registration is capable of requiring specific fields - first name, last name, phone number, etc. - before a new registration request can be submitted. However, user accounts exist that do not contain the specified, required fields."

Really, REALLY wish you folks could find a way to fix this.
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Sam Williams 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 1
We are trying to use the Slideshow:Versatile block to try and pull in print-to-web ads from specific businesses in specific places on the site. We see the business query rules in the block, but can't find any documentation on how to use them. Is it based on business ID, priority, etc?
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Maunette Loeks 3 years ago • updated 3 years ago 2
Hello,
We were interested in the Open Graph tag article:publisher for our Facebook/website. Blox had the documentation, so we assumed that this worked.
http://docs.townnews.com/kbpublisher/OpenGraph-Tag...
After putting a ticket in, we were told that it was not functioning and we'd love to see this be available. We are interested in the "like" button that shows up on the articles, etc. to help our social media promotion.
Thank you,
Maunette Loeks/Star-Herald
308-632-9054
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Lonnie de Lambert 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 2
Will TownNews engineer their sites to allow every asset the ability to open in a new tab or window?
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Lonnie de Lambert 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 2
Is there a way to export account information for users who have joined during a specific date range? I'd like to be able to export our user account information periodically.
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Art Kabelowsky 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 3
Hello, I am hoping to create Blox forms to serve as preseason preview questionnaires for area football coaches. They will be able to plug in their contact info, comments on the upcoming season, and lists of returning players. Then we could use the Submissions area to retrieve the information.

I tried to create a form to start working on this concept. When I click on NEW FORM, I get a window asking for Form Title and URL. I put in a form title but when I click on the down arrow to select from a list of URLs, no choices are made available to me, just an empty box.

In the documentation, it states:
NOTE: When a new form is created, BLOX CMS will automatically create a URL and insert it into the URL tree relative to the URL that was selected above.

But it is not doing this. I can't get past the blank box where URL choices or a directory tree apparently should be. Also, I'm not allowed to type in a URL to see if the system will create it. So I can't get anywhere. How can we fix this? If it works I want to do many forms for our various coaches to use.


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Craig V 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 2
Is there a calender widget for touch 5 mobile? I want it to display like a standard calendar in a grid format.
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David Marsters 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 7
Idea for the future: An asset that would support quiz questions, multiple choice answers and then providing the user a score at the end. We've used collection assets to fake quizzes before (1 image has the question as the caption, the next image has the answer, etc.) and they've been very popular on our website, so I think an actual quiz platform that provided the answers and score would be even more popular.
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Also, can you show me a few examples?
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Craig V 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 4
I am using this:
[% asset.starttime('Y, n, j, G, i, s') %]

and where the month # is (n) I want to subtract 1 from the #.

Example: [% asset.starttime('Y, n -1, j, G, i, s') %]

My example doesn't work and is just an example of what I want to happen.
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Mia Hyman 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Christine Masters (Director of Product Management) 3 years ago 1
I want to add columnists to my college online newspaper. Does anyone know how to add them in the Columnist tab under Opinion?
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David Marsters 4 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Kevin M. Cox 3 years ago 2
We use the forms platform for a lot of things, and in many cases, the submissions we get ultimately have to get put into the form of article assets into the Editorial application. It would be great if there were a way for this to happen automatically. An example would be a candidate questionnaire form for elections - ultimately the text is going to get used as an article asset, and right now we have to manually paste it in and format it.

I recognize that not all forms are soliciting information that we would want in our Editorial assets, even if they came over with "Do Not Publish" checked, so perhaps this would be a setting on the form that you could tell it do export to Editorial on a case-by-case basis.

Thanks very much.
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We do this for some things now - like Letters to the Editor can be submitted through the User Dashboard, and those will automatically become assets.

But, for fielded data that becomes more difficult because we don't always know the format that the resulting asset should have.

For some simple submissions though, this could be done in the User Dashboard.
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Aaron Gillette (Marketing Director, TownNews.com) 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 3 years ago 0
In today's newsroom, video is an important tool. It adds depth to reporting and entices readers to spend more time on your site. Our new Associated Press automatic video matching service makes it easy to add video to AP articles, with no work from you! Learn more »
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Craig V 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 3 years ago 2
Is there a way to create a widget out of a block without having the links open in a new window. Currently when you use the iframe code from the widget tab of a block it automatically adds target=_blank.
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Jason Schaefer 3 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated 3 years ago 2
Does anyone know if BLOX has a method to automatically add a watermark during processing of the multiple sized photos but keep it off the original for selling through second street's photo service?
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Hi Jason! That is not currently available. You could do something a bit more manual, like a Photoshop macro, and then upload an unmarked one for MyCapture, but nothing automated.

We also can disable right clicking and/or save to desktop via a JavaScript - but of course, you could always do a screen shot.