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How to Set Share Icons for an Article (BE)

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    Make the social buttons

    This topic shows you how to set the share icons your jentla article. Here the share icons are Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Suppose you want to highlight a particular page to Facebook, by using the Share link. Here are the key actions to be performed within:

    Set the mod_jentlashare

    • Log in to Site Administrator, navigate Extensions > Module Manager > New.
    • Choose the Jentla Share module type from the module list pop-up page, as shown below:

    Complete the appropriate fields for the Jentla Share Module details page:

    The following information is required on Jentla share module setting:

    • Title - the title of the module. It must be unique.
    • Show Title - choose if you want to Show/Hide the title of the module on site.
    • Position - the Position of the Module on the page. Press the Position button at the right side of the field. As you can see, the positions have descriptive names (contain exact location and template name). Make sure to choose a position that is according to the template you are using (otherwise your module will not be shown on site). Here you can choose the "JBPure" template with "hidden" position.

    • Status – shows if module is published in the the site's front-end or not.
    • Access –  select the level of access allowed in order to view the module on the site
    • Ordering – select the ordering for the modules on the site. If more than one Module is displayed at the same position, this will determine the order of modules display.
    • Start Publishing – an optional date to start publishing the module on site
    • Finish Publishing – an optional date to finish publishing the module on the site.
    • Language – assign the writing language for this module
    • Note – optional note to display in module list
    • ID – it is the module's record number in the database, a unique identification number for this item.
    • Module Description- A description of what the Module does. No entry is allowed
    Menu Assignment
    • Module Assignment – Whether the module is displayed on all or only on selected pages
    • Menu Selection Select the individual menu items that will display the module. Click the Select Allbutton to select all the menu items to be displayed under the module. Click the Clear Selectionto clear all the menu item selections. Click the Toggle Selection button to toggle the menu item selections
    Setting the Parameters

    Set the Facebook, Twitter, Google + as Yes.

    Click the Save & Close option at the upper right corner of the page to keep your settings. 

    Creating the article

    • After Logging into Content Manager, choose the Advanced Content Administration section from the main menu. You can choose multi channel publishing or exclusive single channel entries. Pressing on each of the options underneath the menu's name, will direct you to a list of articles published exclusively on the specific channel. If you haven't published any articles yet, your list should be empty.

    • Click the New button on the screen to create a new article. You can also create a single channel article if you press either one of the Marketing buttons (the Website/Mobile creates content to be published on both channels at once). If you've chosen New or Multi Channel content, the following screen will appear:

    • Enter the required value for the appropriate fields.

    • Press the Parameters tab, set the Share Icon as "Yes" , as so:

    • Click the Publish button to publish your Jentla article. The share icons (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ ) will appear underneath the article's content:


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