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I know there are no other fields available but maybe having a code like >>jsmith<< will be read as the author and John Smith will be set as the author while the rest of the body would be the body of the asset.
We'd like to see the ability to have alerts sent out as assets move through the workflow stages.
For instance, our editors could get an alert when ever a reporter promotes an article from Working to Ready to Edit. Conversely the reporter would get an alert if one of their articles was demoted from Ready to Edit back down to Working (letting them know that fixes are needed).
What do y'all think? Other TCMS users, how are y'all handling notifying reporters if their articles are kicked back from an editor needing changes?
I am trying to figure out what is going on with our calendar. I recently took over this position and a current staff member keeps telling me something is wrong with the calendar entries.
She says the info in red underneath "AUG 15 - GPF NIGHT OF KNIGHTS" has never shown up before. Now, I've gone back and adjusted the calendar schedule for this particular event to ONE date. But it still shows up and I have no idea how to get rid of it. It's happening to all of the calendar entries.
There isn't a way to preview it before making it "live." However, you can set it up and then have the advertiser preview it before you promote it on the front page or elsewhere. That way, they can see it before it gets a lot of traffic... but technically it is still live and able to be found in search.
It is a page with nothing but HTML assets so the Open Graph tags created by BLOX are all just generic ones for our site. None of the content or images on that page are used for in the metadata for the title, description, image, etc.
A feature I’d like to see added to BLOX would be the ability to create custom Open Graph / Twitter metadata for certain Sections within a site.
This would be helpful in my situation above, but could also be very useful on a day-to-day basis. For example we could reference our sports department’s Twitter account in the metadata for sports stories as opposed to our main news Twitter account.
What do y’all think?
Most of those things are really URL custom properties (they can be assigned in site settings OR on a URL map), so it is possible to add different OG properties to, for example, the sports section.
Here are all the OG properties that are available:
Twitter Cards don't have any custom properties, because they are just automatic based on the content.
Let me know if this works for you! Thanks!
Our Editorial staff is looking to get a little more fancy with their articles (finally) and I'm trying to find ways to facilitate that without running into issues regarding layout and coding.
As such, I'm wondering if there is a way to use CSS in an article asset.
Typically, when I want to do any sort of styling in an article asset, I have to do it inline. In most cases, this wouldn't be an issue, but now that multiple platforms need to be considered (mobile, tablets, etc.) it's important to keep in mind screen widths and how this can affect users' views.
If I wanted to just place an image and have it scale, that would be fine, but what if I want it to adjust completely depending on the screen size? In CSS, I would use @media tags, but these do not work inline.
So, long story short, I would like to be able to create <style> tags in article assets and not have the system remove them when I save, or would like some sort of alternative that would allow me to have articles treat things differently depending on screen size.
What can I do?
This is the link he sent:
I notice it has the #.VaZcoSg2H4o.email at the end but I'm not sure if that means anything. So I sent him this link to see if he could view it:
And he still go the cache-busting error.
What's really weird is that when he sent the link to his friend, that friend also gets the same error.
(I swear I'm not trying to fill the forum up with my avatar, I just have a lot of questions that I can't find the answer to on doc.townnews.com)
On a Zen site, this would require template certification of some level, but our Customer Support team can help with this as well.
On a Flex site, we've built these in as URL custom properties. You can just go to the user URL and set each available field, and whether you want it to be available, required or hidden.
It depends on if you have a Flex site or a Zen site. With Flex you can use a URL property, with Zen you need to do a CSS override. Either way, our Customer Support team can help you get this rolling.
One major stumbling block to this was almost certainly the robots.txt file, which in its default state prohibits all but a small number of whitelisted bots from crawling the site. We have now fixed that, but the Open Graph Debugger still comes back with "Document returned no data " when testing our pages.
Everything appears fine with the CNAME. There is a theory in the office that our abysmal time-to-first-byte is the culprit. Any further thoughts on how we can make our posts to Facebook work properly would be appreciated.
If your site has changed this and made all of the regions inherit, then yes, you will have to "dis-inherit" the region in order to separate it on the child URLs.
But I would recommend trying to re-order your right rail so that you have some regions that inherit and some that do not, and you can use them accordingly.
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