Folders - Configuration
On the folders page press the Action Button to access the following menu options:
(Fig. 1.1) Folders action menu items
Selecting Edit on the action menu will take you to an Edit Folder page. When attempting to set file access permissions it is important to navigate to the exact folder prior to selecting Edit from the action button.
The user is also presented with a WYSIWYG editor in which they can display custom rich-text or HTML content above the file view.
Files can be set to Show for all users, Hide for all users, or Administrator Access Only (Fig. 1.2)
(Fig. 1.2) Set file level permissions for the current folder
Here you can configure options related to search engine optimization, such as Page Title, Meta Description, and Meta Keywords (Fig. 1.3) In addition, you may configure the following search engine robot parameters:
Use Google's Keyword Tool to help you generate proper keywords for your web page.
(Fig. 1.3) SEO indexing options
Access restriction to the folders are set in this area. When attempting to set folder access permissions it is important to navigate to the exact folder prior to selecting Access from the Action Button.
It is also possible to toggle permissions inheritance in the folder hierarchy (Fig 1.4)
(Fig. 1.4) Disable inheritance dialog
For more general information please see the Permissions KB article.
If Moderation is enabled, items held for approval will be displayed under Drafts. Current items in the folder will appear under Published. (Fig. 1.5)
For more information on how moderation works, and how to configure it, please read the following support documentation: Moderation
(Fig. 1.5) File upload will be held for approval if Moderation is enabled
Subscriptions allow the administrator to configure automatic content following options for users of folders or files, on a Group or Role basis.
Please view our document on Subscriptions for detailed information.
- Email Content is covered further down in this document.
Toggle Column Settings and set the default folder view to Details or Thumbnail (Fig. 1.6)
(Fig. 1.6) These settings are global for this instance of Files only
Change the default file view to Columns or Rows (Fig. 1.7)
(Fig. 1.7) These settings are global for this instance of Files only
The following options located under Settings have their own dedicated support documents. Please follow the links for more information:
- Anonymous Commenting
- Read Tracking
- Channel Color
After enabling a Folder Contents widget (Fig. 2.1,) you may customize the Layout, Appearance, and various Options specific to the functionality of this Widget on your Igloo Community.
(Fig. 2.1) Folder Contents widget icon
Using Source: you may select the exact sub-folder you wish to display in this widget. Include: allows the user to show only folders, only files, or both. In addition, there are options to toggle visibility of hidden items, or allow users to upload files from this widget (Fig. 2.2)
(Fig. 2.2) Files widget options
The folder structure may be displayed in four different ways (Fig. 2.3)
Properties of the files and/or folders may also be toggled to display in this widget.
(Fig. 2.3) Files widget layout
The general appearance of a widget's elements can be configured on the Appearance tab. It provides a graphical interface to alter basic CSS elements. For more information, please refer to our general documentation regarding Widgets
Uploading files through email
Every instance of files has an email address associated with it that is either auto-generated, or you may create one with a custom username for ease of use (Fig 3.1)
(Fig. 3.1) Configure the email address used to create Blog articles over email
Adding the email address into your computer or smartphone as a contact, and then sending an email to that address with an attachment will upload the file to your Igloo.
The size of a file uploaded in this manner will be limited by the mail server, and it's corresponding attachment file size limit