Spur Help Guide

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Posts

Posts are entries that are displayed on website pages. Posts give complete control over writing options. They allow for publishing separate pieces of content on the same page that have separate start and end dates to allow for rotating posts.

Post Types

  • Content Post
  • Slideshow
  • News Post
  • Search Module
  • Contact Form Module

Posts Overview
The list of current posts available will display automatically on the Posts page. To filter posts, use the search box in the upper right corner.

Create a Post
To start a post, select a post type.

Create a Post

  • Select Post Icon
  • Click add new post
  • Select Post Type
  • Go to the create tab and select the appropriate custom block
  • Go into settings tab and enter your post title, author, newstag keywords, meta keywords, meta description, post date, start date, end date and check the box next to acitvated to publish now
  • Click on save post

Post Content Blocks
Drag and drop content blocks from the right to create content in the posts.

Posts Dashboard

The records dropdown feature allows for viewing of 10, 25, 50 or 100 records per page. The posts dashboard summarizes all posts by post type, post date, start date, end date, updated date, title, summary and actions for edit, revisions and trash. To include news posts in the summary select the include news posts box. The search tool is used to locate existing posts by title.
Revisions allow for the site admin to view the ten most recent edits to an existing post. To republish an older revision go to the settings and check the activated box.

Post Revisions
Revisions allow for the site admin to view the ten most recent edits to an existing post. To republish an older revision go to the settings and check the activated box.

Post Tools
Use the post tools to edit text styles from the top toolbar, and to reorder, edit HTML, duplicate or remove content blocks from the left toolbar.

Editing and Formatting Posts Using the Toolbars

Horizontal toolbar: A post can be edited by selecting the text and choosing from the toolbar edit options.
Vertical toolbar: The post can be moved, code changes applied, post can be duplicated and can also be deleted.