ยป Control (ADMIN) Panel

Simple site administration (Version 2.1)

Login to the site by clicking login, if it is the first time you are logging in, then the default username / password is admin / password (Important: remember to change the password as the first thing you do).

Now, you are taken to the control (ADMIN) area, or click [ADMIN] link to get there and fill in the information about your site by clicking the [Settings] tab where you can type in your site settings as following:

Settings:

Site name: Name of the site, e.g. "My Site", this will appear in different locations throughout your site.
Site slogan: The slogan you would like to use on your site, e.g. "The home of the best products".
Admin name: Site admin login name, e.g.. "admin".
Password: Site admin password, e.g. "mypassword"
Admin email: Site email to where messages, notifications, alerts etc. will be sent, e.g. admin@yourdomain.com
Verification: Select the type of verification you want to use (against spammers)
Default Page: This is the first page that appears when the visitors first arrive to your site, e.g. "Home".
Default theme: Select (current) theme to be used on your site, e.g. "default".


Site counter: Check to track site hits, page views and file downloads.
Count timeout: Number of minutes before a hit is expired, e.g. 30.
Max file size: The largest file size, in bytes, allowed to be uploaded by admin/agents/members.
Date format: The format in which date and time will be displayed on your site, see php manual for syntax http://www.php.net/date


Site full URL: Full url of the site, e.g.. http://www.yourdomain.com
Site full path: Full physical server root path "/user/home".
Content path: Full server path to the directory where content files are located, e.g. "/user/home/content".
Themes path: Full server url to the directory where themes are located, e.g. "/user/home/themes".
Addons path: Full server url to the directory where the html editor is located, e.g. "/user/home/addons".


 

OTHER TABS

Editor:


Here is where you can create new pages or edit existing pages on your site. To edit an existing page you should find the page in the pages tab and click [Edit], or, view the page and click [EDIT] at the bottom of the page.

 

Pages:


Here you find a list of all the pages you have created on your site, also you can:

  • change the order (rank) in which the pages should appear in menus.
  • assign a caption to each page to be displayed in your menu sets.
  • see how many times each page has been viewed.
  • assign each page to a predefined menu set, e.g. "top", "left", "admin", or "none" (hide a page).
  • and finally, view, edit or delete a page (you can not delete addons here).

 

Images:


Here you can upload images to your server to be used when creating / editing pages in the Editor tab, the editor has a dropdown menu "Insert Image" where you can see thumbnails of your uploaded images and select (by clicking) any image to insert it in your current location in the page you are working with.

 

Files:


Here you can upload files, e.g. zip files, to be downloaded by your visitors, a list of files is available in the "Link To File" drop down menu at top of the editor from which you can select to be inserted at the current location in the edit area, a link to the file will be created for the visitor to click in order to download the file, the visitor will first be directed to an agreement page before download begins.

 

Theme:


Here you find files for the theme being currently used, you can upload, edit or delete (except index.php and style.css) files. If you wish to manage files for another theme, you must first select to activate the desired theme from the "Settings" tab.

 

Visitors:


Here you find visitor statistics containing the information Time, IP, Browser, Operating system and number of unique visits for each user, here we count each visit a unique visit for as long as the number of minutes given in "Count timeout" setting in the "Settings" tab.