public Create a content table

content dashboard

Content tables are used to create and store non existing content items, according to your specific needs (ex. news or event). The representation of these content elements is managed with content templates

To create a content table, you need to:

  1. Log in to the WordFrame Integra Core Administration
  2. Click on the "Builder" tab in the upper left corner
  3. Click on the "Content components" menu in the main navigation bar
  4. Click on the "Custom database" link in the "Custom content" section on the left of the screen
  5. Click on “create new content table” link located on the top right side of the grid in the Custom database screen
  6. Enter content table name
  7. Enter the description which helps the other administrators and is not shown to the public
  8. Select the new column type. You have several options:
    • INT or DOUBLE – use them for textbox, dropdown and radiobutton list of INTs (DOUBLEs). Best for storing numbers.
    • datetime -  textbox, date-time picker. Best for storing dates.
    • varbinary - image, files. Best for storing and presenting images. Cannot be sorted or filtered
    • bit - textbox, checkbox, captcha. Best for humanity check with Captcha
    • XML - textbox, HTML editor area. Cannot be sorted or filtered
    • uniqueidentifier - textbox. Must contain a valid GUID
    • nvarchar (MAX) - textbox, dropdown list, radio button list, checkbox list, HTML editor area, URL. Best for storing any text size.
  9. Click on “add new column” link
  10. Enter the details for this column, depending on the column type you have chosen
  11. Press the “Save” button
  12. If you need repeat the process and add more database columns
  13. Click on “Create table” button
Last edited by Boz Zashev on 25 Oct 2010 | Rev. 2 | This page is public | Views: 1
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