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 cmSlate Demo: the HbG Content Management System Journal: Using the Journal template

Journal uses the Journal template. No surprises here

This is the Journal Template

The Journal template is not a grouped template. Posts appear in order, with the most recent appearing first.

The first post Is full width and fully displayed in the center content area; the next two split the space, and the remaining posts appear in three columns, with reduced content. To see the whole post, you can click the title.

The Text field in the Control Panel can hold up to 20,000 characters. That's a lot of typing.

The Plus field can hold another 20,000 characters. That's a lot of text. This batch of text can be formatted differently than the Text field, but doesn't have to be.

Here, the plus field is slightly indented. In other templates, like the Directory, The Plus field is only visible to logged-in admins, and could hold private information. In E-commerce enabled categories, the template scans this area for dollar signs, and parses them into Paypal buttons.

Go to the Second page of Posts

Post Info
Posted 10/08/20 by Webguy Under Introduction Permalink 1602180689
A Subsequent Post.
Designed on a Mac

A Subsequent Post.

This is an example post for you.

The main body of the Journal entry is typed into the Description Field. Each line of the field is broken into paragraphs, automagically.

The field can handle html, if you can type it. No javascripting allowed, tho.

Links are fine.

You can even embed video...

Though, I usually tuck video down in the Extra Info field of the posting form, this template is designed to truncate long extra Info posts, like the next one.

Each post has a spot for a dedicated link at the bottom like so:

Lost Province Website Post Info
Posted 06/11/19 by Webguy Under Serious o Permalink 1334371662
The second most recent post title

The second most recent post title

Jan 10, 2018

The first entry (most recent) of the Journal template is shown in toto; The next two posts are shown completely, but share the width of the page.

The other entries are truncated and form three columns down to the pagination limit.

Extra Text

Lost Province Website
Post Info
Posted May 19, 16 by Bob Under Serious o Permalink 1334371675

A post with a logo

A logo I created for a restaurant that no longer exists.

I deny any responsibility. But I wonder: if they featured seafood, why don't the cows [more...]

Post Info
Posted 06/08/19 by Ric Kolseth Under Complaining Permalink 1334371727