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Slug gets overwritten well after a story is syndicated
We are noticing that after we syndicate a story between our market sites (and we update the slug on our side for our own search queries) - the slug will revert to its original format at some point along the way.
If a syndicated article gets updated from its home site, should the slug also syndicate again if its updated? Or is there a way to disable that?
Form Product - Is there a way to either hide price or set price to "0" or "Free"
Using product - Is there a way to either hide the price or set the price to "0" or "Free"?
Form submission feature request
When a reader submits a form with a photo attached, is there no way to automatically 'send' that file into BLOX, rather than have to download it and re-upload it? Its always seemed like an extra step.
GA4 and Apps
I'm trying to figure out the best setup for GA4 for our television station that has multiple apps — Now app (ios, Android), OTT (all platforms), weather app (ios, Android). The NOW and OTT apps were set up in Firebase connected to legacy GA. I want to add the apps as data streams under one GA4 property, but I'm unsure if I still need the Firebase component or if it can be done in Google Tag Manager or another way.
Anyone with experience embedding tableau data/displays?
Does anyone have any experience embedding interactive graphics from Tableau? We tried using an embed code in ah HTML asset, but the asset freezes and will not save. Is this something that has to have a design block set up?
let testTarget = document.getElementById('test');
testTarget.innerHTML = "New Test";
*note script tags changed so they can be shown in this editor.
Director of Solutions Support
Wishlist: More customizale forms
Currently all our forms look the same. Text block at the top, one to 4 pages of fill in the blanks, then submit. IT would be nice to be able to add HTML, Text, images, etc to the form, as well as having thte ability to have some custom CSS set up to allow for different styles for the forms. Rounded corners, differing borders (fieldsets), background images, example images, etc all come to mind right away.
As basic as the forms are, they look HORRID in this modern day and age of the internet. They look like HTML3 level forms, even though you offer HTML5 input items.
We want to be able to customize as much as possible with CSS, as well as have VARIABLES in the Submission and Custom Variable areas. Something like $DATE, $REFERRER, $LOGINID, etc. These would be server-side supplied, not something passed to the server to be processed, and would be only available on the last page of any form, at time of final submission.
Facebook comment plugin
In the event that anybody else runs into this problem, we identified an issue a few weeks ago where the Facebook comment plugin on our website, GazetteXtra, developed a bug that prevents users of iOS mobile devices from posting comments.
I filed a ticket with Facebook development and was told they have no plans to fix this bug. There is at least one other Town News site, stltoday.com, who identified the same issue as us.
We're going to look at other options for commenting on articles.
Improving site speed
Hey folks! Does anyone have tips on improving your BLOX site's load speed? We just get crushed in our Google Search Console report for core web vitals. I did look for previous threads on this topic but the last one was 7 years ago. Safe to say things have probably changed since then.
Feature Request: Responsive Image Block
We often use the "Utility: Image file (flex)" block to display landing page headers and other images on our site. The image in the block will conform to the width of the containing region, however, if the image is wide (750px to 1140px) it will often be hard to read when the site is viewed on a mobile device.
I'm wondering if you might consider a block that could include multiple images for responsive design. One image for a desktop view and one for a mobile view.
Desktop Website View:
Mobile Website View:
Is it only me, or is it nearly impossible to find out how to pay your invoice online???
Have your newsletter open rates plunged?
Hello. Beginning in the middle of December, the open rates on our newsletters composed on Blox and sent through Constant Contact have plunged from about 50% to the low single digits. This is only happening with the newsletters we create in Blox. The newsletters that we create and send directly from Constant Contact still have those high open rates. I've contacted Blox support and Constant Contact support but so far the problem continues. Has anyone else using Blox and Constant Contact faced this same issue?
Feature Request: Forms Search and Organization
I wanted to make a feature request for Blox which I believe would help our staff, and may be helpful to other users as well. This request is for the back end form menu.
When reviewing our multitude of forms, many of which were created for one specific purpose, I was thinking that it would be helpful if forms could be searched the way articles can be. This way, a user could search "subscription" and bring up all forms with subscription in the title to narrow down the list. Or if they could be filtered by date created or whether they are enabled/disabled.
Additionally, I would like it if there was a way to organize them other than alphabetically by the name of the form, as sometimes our form titles are fairly long. If we could assign them to specific folders (contests, lifecycles, subscriptions, magazines) that would also cut down on the clutter and make identifying the correct form easier.
ARTICLES DISAPPEAR CONSTANTLY ???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
tell me why why why if i put an article in another article, it disappears from the home page???? seriously. Where is my story.
Insert an image in a table cell
How do you insert a image into a table cell?
Customer support service by UserEcho