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Category

 

Categories are an important tool for organizing and structuring the elements of the AxCMS.net, and the base for the creation of protected areas or dynamic controls. To create a new category, go to New -> Category OR Edit -> Categories and select New Node

 

 

 

You can define a new category on the page that opens over four sections:

General

  • Name

Enter the name for the new category.

  • Description, Addition, Addition 2

These fields are by default without function.

  • ID

Each category gets a unique ID after saving.

Position

Here you define whether the new category will be inserted in front of, behind or under the marked category in the category tree.

Statement Where do you want to insert category node ?

Radio buttons:

  • insert before selection
  • insert after selection
  • insert under selection

Properties

  • Edit categories... link

Here you can assign a category to your new category. As categories are objects in AxCMS.net, you can assign categories to them.

Security

  • See the rights... link

Here you can open a page where you can see the rights of users.

Category tree

  • Statement In which position do you wish to insert the new category ?
  • The category tree.

Within the category tree you can select the point to enter the new item. The colored icons represent the status of the items. The meaning of the colors is explained in the Legend section on the left side. After saving, the new category will be visible in the tree.

Tools section

  • Save

Saves the category and takes you back to the Category Overview page.

  • Apply

Saves the category and reloads the Category Detail page.

  • Back

Takes you back to the Category Overview page. No changes will be saved. 

Changes after saving:

  • New

Opens a detail page with empty fields for creating a new category.

  • Dependencies

Allows you to view and edit the dependencies of this category.

  • Question Do you want to delete the category [category name] and all its sub-categories and associations? with the Delete button

Lets you delete the selected category.

Legend

Here the status icons are explained (same as by navigation). 

Relations

This section becomes visible only after saving.

Here the new category can be related to Pages, Documents, Members, Users, Newsletters and Categories.