news page


Inform your visitors regularly about news on your website. The News Module makes this easier and presents the information in a uniform and chronologically ordered form. The regular changes on your website will also be appreciated by search engines and you will get a better ranking.

The news page module consists of a news list, which is sorted by the date of entry of the news, and a detailed news entry. If there are more news entries per page than defined entries, the older news are automatically moved to the 2, 3 ... page. Thus, visitors can also read older news in the archive at any time. The layout, the number of news per page as well as the image sizes etc. can be changed freely. The image sizes are calculated automatically. The time-consuming cropping of the images can thus be omitted.

Click on the picture to test the news page live

News entries can also be imported and exported via the database in CSV or text format. A table view and a row view are available for editing and publishing new entries. In the table view the data can additionally be imported and exported to Excel via the clipboard.

In order to be able to change a news item specifically, the so-called      Database buttons at your disposal. Thus, a news can be set, edited or deleted directly from the editing mode of the homepage.

The detailed description of the news can be in HTML. To do so, you can switch from the record view to filling in the detailed description in the editor. The news can then be described comprehensively and precisely. For example with additional pictures, links to the manufacturer, links to the operating instructions, download from PDF�s or cross links to similar articles.

Installation of the CMS module news page

In the editing mode of the homepage, click on  Modules -> News page. To start the installation, select Create News. The module creates the database and creates the files for the news page in the directory �News�.

The news page is now over http://www.bluetronix-demo.de/News/News.html attainable. To link the news page to a menu item, click on  Edit menu and create a new menu item with the name �Newsseite�. Now click on  Create link and select in the directory /News/ the file news.html. Save the menu and test the page.

Simple insertion or modification of data records in the news page

Adding or changing the news entries can be easily done via the so-called database buttons      are carried out. In edit mode these buttons are displayed for each news entry (data record). With a click on  Edit record the dataset opens in the database editor.

Database record view using the example of the shop system

Now images and descriptions can be easily added or changed. The news entries are automatically sorted in descending order by the date of entry. So the most recent entry is always on the 1st position.

News page with individual layout

With the bluetronix software you can also use the so-called Database masks of the news page can be edited. To edit the mask click on   Edit page.

Edit database mask in the editor using the example of the news page

In the editor, individual adjustments of the layout, changing the image sizes, the arrangement as well as the displayed entries per page are possible. Instructions for editing a mask in the editor can be found and Edit database masks. For instructions on how to change the layout (colors and images), see Edit Layout.

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