How to use the "Web Folders" from Mac OS

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You can use cloud file manager as a web folder (webDAV) on Mac by "Map network drive" lunching Finder and choosing the menu item "connect to server" from the "Go" menu.

Connect to server

 Choose "Connect to a server"

Connect to server dialog

 

Then enter the URL of your Job Track server https://hostname/dav 

You'll then be asked for your user name and password:- 

 Enter your user name password

Now the files will be listed as if they were local to the Mac:-

Mac using webdav

Online store product shipping rates

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Overview

When you have a E-Commerce store you need to define your shipping rates & rules. You'll probably want to configure more than one type of service, so that your customers can choose from a range of delivery costs. In particular, you should remember that it will cost you more to ship to some regions than others, so you're likely to need more than one shipping rate if you send products across long distances as well as locally.

The shipping rates will be likely based on the size and weight of the products to be shipped. The shipping

How to show RRP in online store?

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Go to Store/Products menu, edit the product you wish to show the RRP, go to Selling Details tab, enter RRP in Details section and check the "Show RRP" checkbox.

 

Now the RRP is shown in the product page of the online store

What is the new Calendar?

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The new Calendar is a full-sized, drag & drop calendar. It uses AJAX to fetch events on-the-fly for each month/week/day.

Select from the filters to change the date range and items displayed according to type, category, status and assign to. Items are tasks, events, sales opportunities or jobs which have been entered and scheduled to a day and time. You'll see items in the calendar. Click on the item to see the details of the item. You can switch between the calendar and timeline view any time.

We've listed some handy Calendar Tips at the

How to dynamically resize images on the server side?

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Overview

The download of large images to the client browser which will be later resized to be a smaller image is very wasteful and slow.

Let the server dynamically resize and cache your images with NO overhead to subsequent calls. To use in your HTML just add the desired behaviour to the URL e.g "?max-width=100"

What is the new Timeline module?

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Timeline is more than a graphical representation of your JobTrack data, it is interactive allowing you to link back to the item with a click to see the full details, edit and add details.

Select from the filters to change the date range and items displayed according to type, category and status. Items are tasks, events or sales opportunities which have been entered and scheduled to a day and time. You'll see items in timeline bands with a colour line representing their scheduled time and duration. The items you can view on

What is Cloud Forms

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stSoftware's Forms is a web based designer

stSoftware's Forms is a web based designer that enables web forms to be created quickly and easily. Forms can then be consumed on most common mobile devices from the internet, anywhere and anytime. stSoftware's Forms are integrated with stSoftware's Workflow to automate business processes and deliver rich cloud applications.

Form Painter
 

Quick and Easy Forms Design

Empower business users and enhance developer productivity:

  • Auto-generate forms to support your business applications 
  • Customize forms

Does the CMS include a script manager ?

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Every page can define a script and/or include a number of script modules.

Page scripts

Each script module can have many versions of the JavaScript. 

Script Module

Each script version can specify what is the maximum and/or minimum browser version compatible with this script. The page can specify the a maximum version number for inclusion or just the script module. The script manager will include the highest compatible script version.

Script Version

How to use the "web folders" from Windows Explorer

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You can use cloud file manager as a web folder (webDAV) on Windows 8 by right clicking on "Computer" and then "Map network drive"

Map a network drive

 Click on "Connect to a website..."

Connect to webdav

 

Then enter the URL of your Job Track server https://hostname/dav 

Enter the URL

You'll then be asked for your user name and password:- 

 Enter user name and password

A success dialog will be shown with an option to open the location

Success

Now the files will be listed as if they were local to the machine:-

remote file lists

Easy tools to master email marketing!

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Remember the most important goal with emails is that they are opened 

Whether you are composing an email to one person or designing an email campaign to 1000's of recipients using the Email module, you should follow a few simple pointers to increase your Open and Read statistics;

  • Your recipients are more likely to open an email when they recognise the sender, so make sure your sender address clearly identifies where you are from.
  • A clear and honest subject line will illicit a better initial response, also builds trust over time that the

Can different sites be created for different host names ?

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To make a site the default for a domain or set of domain names a comma separated list of host name patterns is entered.

The default site is calculated to be the first PUBLISHED site with a matching host name pattern, if no matching sites then the first site will a blank host name list. 

The domain name registry itself must be done as normal to point to the system with providers such as goDaddy or Netregistry

Host name to site mapping

 

How to use variables with CMS components

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Variables can be used with CMS components to reduce duplication and easy maintenance

 

Below is an example of using variables in an ActiveHTML component.

Variables

 

Types of  Variables:-

 

1.Site Config XPath Variable

This variable uses xpath statement to fetch values from the site configuration xml.

SIte config xpath variable

 Below is an example of site configuration XML that should be used for site scope.Site Configuration XML

 


2.Page Config XPath Expression

 This variable uses xpath statement to fetch values from the page configuration XML.  

  It

How does group contact categories work?

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How does it work: 

In the example below, by selecting the parent category called 'Group 1' , all the sub categories 'Finance,Other,Supplier' are selected automatically.

Or we can only select the sub category (Like the category 'Marketing' In the example below)

Edit screen

 

Search for contact by category

Search screen

 

 How to group categories:

Go to Admin and open the 'pick list manger' and select the table called  'Contact Category', this table holds the list of categories.

Create new category like 'Group 1', this category

Does stSoftware's CMS allow for the creation of CMS managed e-newsletter campaigns ?

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The system has a central Contact Relationship Management (CRM) module. The standard features include bulk emailing and email templates.

Bulk Email Screen

Email templates with "mail merge" substitutions is a standard feature.

Email Template

All reports can be exported. 

Export of contact

New contacts can be entered. Sections of the standard forms can be hidden as required or new forms can be created.

Person form

Easily import contacts using the import wizard, which includes a number of predefined templates. Custom layout can also be used.

Import wizzard