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Admin Console Quick Reference


  • Active Sessions: This will display all sessions currently running on your site. It shows user id, session signature, when it will expire from inactivity, time of the last page view, IP address, and there is a button for you to administratively kill the session.

  • Advertising: A complete ad management system that can be used for placing advertisements on your site, tracking clicks and impressions, or just rotating random content on your site.

  • Assets: This will take you to the asset manager. Here you can see all assets, where they rank, the type of asset, and how large it is. You can also edit and add assets.

  • Cache: Displays the current cache usage, and allows you to clear the cache.

  • Clipboard: This is where any cut, copied, or shortcutted content resides.

  • Commerce: This is where you can set up all commerce functions, from checkout and transaction templates to setting up payment and shipping plugins.

  • Content Filters: This feature allows censoring of the site. You can use it to stop inappropriate language or to stop the use of bad code or macros that may cause damage to your site.

  • Content Profiling: Allows you to create metadata fields to apply to assets throughout the site.

  • Databases: This section shows those databases that have been linked to WebGUI and are available to be queried.

  • Graphics: Allows you to set up color pallets and fonts to be used in graphing and graphics functions in the site.

  • Groups: This allows you to create and manage groups. You can create and delete groups, add groups to existing groups and see the users that are part of a particular group. Here is where you can set up users being automatically added and removed from groups.

  • Help: This takes you to the main page of the help index, which provides a link to the help wiki and provides a listing of template variables available in your system.

  • Inbox: This is your inbox where WebGUI will place actions that you need to perform, private messages from other users, and system notices. If you have an email address defined in your profile, all messages sent here will also be forwarded to your email address.

  • LDAP Connections: This is where you can set up and maintain LDAP connections to WebGUI.

  • Login History: This displays the login history of everyone who's logged into your site. It shows the user id, whether the login was successful or not, the time, the IP address, and the browser used. This is especially useful to track those who may be trying to illegally access the site.

  • Products: This contains a list products for sale through the commerce system. Through this feature new products can be created, and existing products managed.

  • Scheduler: This allows you to schedule specific tasks to be performed on the site at a specific date and time. This is commonly used in conjunction with workflows.

  • Settings: This allows the set up of general WebGUI settings. It allows entry of company information, setting of content sizes, starting UI levels, and several other authentication options.

  • Spectre: This screen shows you whether S.P.E.C.T.R.E., WebGUI's workflow governor, is running and how busy it is.

  • Statistics: This shows the basic statistics of your WebGUI site such as WebGUI version number, number of assets, number of templates, active sessions, groups, and users.

  • Subscriptions: This allows set up of subscriptions you can sell within your WebGUI site.

  • Trash: Trash contains all those pieces of content that were deleted from the site. It is here that recovery of accidentally deleted pieces of content takes place.

  • User Profiling: This is where the user profile fields are added and deleted to allow customization of the information required of users when new user ids are created.

  • Users: This is where all user information is kept. A search is available to narrow the number of users returned. It shows users' names, status, as well as when they were created, among other things. Here you can add users, manage groups, and even become a particular user.

  • Version Tags: This screen lists all currently active version tags in the system. You can edit existing tags and create new tags. In this screen you can also manage pending and committed versions, as well as roll back mistakenly committed version tags.

  • Workflow: Workflows handle the movement of content and information through the site. The workflow feature allows you to create customized workflows to be performed on the site.

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