Susan Inglis

Create A New Category Group

Category groups keep your categories organized to help your contributors find the appropriate categories when publishing content to your site. Groups are not visible to your website visitors. If you find you need a new Category Group, you can easily create a new group and mass assign categories. Go to Articles > Category Groups Name your category group Add a…

Creating A New Category

Categories and tags are metadata (information) about the article that tells WordPress, plugins, search engines, and website visitors what each article is about. Categories tell the WORLD what your site is about. They are the main outline of your site’s content and should be SEO friendly, concise, and fairly steady over time. For more information on categories versus tags and category best practices, view…

Hidden vs Public Categories

Hidden vs Public Categories All Categories are used by Rayos to determine where content appears on the site. Each List determines which articles should display by limiting the range of articles by category. Public Categories serve an additional purpose in that they also help your website visitors and search engines find content. They do this in the following ways: Label list items: In…

Assigning Category Groups

Category groups keep your categories organized to help your contributors find the appropriate categories when publishing content to your site. Groups are not visible to your website visitors. Categories can be assigned individually to a group from the Category edit page or in bulk via the Category Group edit page. Assigning a individual category to a group: Go to Articles >…

Tags

Tags are metadata (information) about an article that tells WordPress, plugins, search engines, and website visitors what each article is about. Tags are fluid; they can change as news topics come and go. They don’t speak to the site as a whole, but rather the specific people looking for content on that term. Tags can be created on the fly…

Voting Form Example

To Create A Voting Form Like The One Above: Go to Forms > New Form Go to Advanced Fields > Survey Add one Survey field per item you plan to add to the Voting Form Set each field’s Survey Field Type to Radio Buttons Add an Email field Check the Email field’s No Duplicates option Go to Standard Fields Add one HTML field Type a Disclaimer…

Contact Us Form Example

To Create A Contact Us Like The One Above: Go to Forms > New Form Go to Advanced Fields Add one Name field Add one Email field Go to Standard Fields Add one Paragraph Text field. Edit the Field Label on the Paragraph Field to display the text you would like displayed above the text box. Go to Settings > Notifications Decide…

Poll Example

Important: Whenever you create a form where you are asking your website visitors what is the ‘Best’, especially as it relates to high school sports,  the Rayos Team recommends using a voting form set up instead of a simple poll set up to avoid problems with scripts and bots trying to influence the vote. To Create A Poll Like The…

Expiring Elements

Expiring a template could be useful in a scenario where you want to remove a promotional element for something with a specific end date, such as a link to a contest. Whereas Schedule Elements allow you to set up recurring rules that determine when to show elements or groups of elements within a template, expiring a template allows you to…