- Installation of the CMS module Internal areas
- Simple modification and deletion of data records in the guestbook
- Easy changing of the guestbook pages - Layout adjustments
The module Guestbook gives the visitors of your homepage the possibility to leave a feedback. All entries are presented in descending order of time. The number of entries per page and the layout can be changed. If the number of entries per page is exceeded, older entries are automatically moved to pages 2, 3 ... postponed.
Click on the picture to test the guestbook live
On the entry page you can enter a name, an email address and a comment. The guestbook automatically sends an email to the specified user when entries are made. This allows unwanted entries to be deleted. Since all email accounts of the bluetronix software support POP3, STMP and IMAP, you can set up the email address for the guestbook entry on your mobile phone or PDA. Thus you receive entries in real time directly on your mobile phone.
In the editing mode of the homepage, click on Modules -> Internal areas. Select a directory and click on Create a guestbook. The module creates the database and the files for the guestbook.
The guestbook is now over http://www.bluetronix-demo.de/Gaestebuch/Gaestebuch.html attainable. To connect the guestbook to a menu item, click on Edit menu und erstellen einen neuen Menüpunkt mit dem Namen �Gästebuch�. Klicken Sie jetzt auf Create link und wählen Sie im Verzeichnis �Gaestebuch� die Datei �Gaestebuch.html�. Speichern Sie das Menü und testen Sie die Funktionen.
Changing or deleting the guestbook entries can be easily done with the so-called database buttons are carried out. In edit mode these buttons are displayed for each entry (data record). With one click on Edit record the dataset opens in the database editor.
Database record view using the guestbook as an example
Now text and descriptions can easily be added or changed. The guestbook entries are automatically sorted in descending order by the date of entry. Thus the most recent entry is always on the 1st position.
To delete an unwanted record, click on the delete icon in the entry line. For more information on modifying records, see the chapter on Editing Records.
With the bluetronix software the so-called database masklike the page Guestbook.html and Entry.html, can be easily edited and customized. To edit the page, click on the edit Symbol.
Guestbook page in the editor
In the editor individual adjustments of the layout, colours and background images are possible. For more information on editing a page in the Editor, refer to the chapter The Homepage Editor. For instructions on changing the global layout (colors and images), see Edit Layout.