approval section allows you to review each photo that a user has submited
and mark it for approval or deletion. Each time a photo is uploaded it
is first put into the approval interface to be reviewed by an administrator.
The above example is a photo that has been submitted for review.
To approve or delete a photo that has been submited, click on the the
"Delete" or "Approve" radio boxes below the photo
and then click the "Submit Changes" button. (by
default "Approve" will be selected.)
- When the
title link is clicked, or the filesize link, it will go directly to
the full-size version of the photo that has been submitted.
- The drop
down menu below the photo is the category selection menu. This allows
an administrator to specify what category this photo should be displayed
has over 90 customizable options available in the options control panel.
To view the
options page, log into the admin control panel and click on the "Options"
link menu bar. You will then be able to view a complete description for
each of the available options.
Click the link below to get an entire listing and descriptions of each
one of the options.
Database tool allows an administrator to select a number of options to
help keep track of missing images, add or remove watermarks from your
images, and specify a number of recalculate functions. (Below is a
detailed list of database options.)
Click on one or more of the check boxes on the left side and
then click the "Perform Tasks" button to make the changes.
for and create missing thumbnails
database for thumbnails that do not have thumbnails associated with
them and automatically generates a thumbnail for each of them.
Rebuilds all thumbnails in the database and re-creates them.
- Check here to watermark unwatermarked files
A watermark is a logo that can be included on all the the photos
displayed in PhotoPost. Such as a company or website logo. This option
allows you to include or remove the watermarks from the photos displayed
on your website. (Note: This action cannot be undone - backup your
data directory and photos database!)
here to recalculate photos/posts numbers and check children.
This will run a recalculation of the database and make validate
that all the photos and the posts made by users are correct. The "check
children" makes sure that all subcategories for each category are
in the correct location.
moves all images from one category to another category.
shown in the example above, from the "Category you wish to move"
drop-down menu, select the category that you would like to move the photos
from, then from the drop down menu for, "Category you wish to move
to", select the category you would like to move the photos to. (Note:
Be careful! This moves every image in the selected category into the new
editor allows you to add top level categories, sub categories, edit current
categories and rename and remove categories.
to add a top level category:
on the "add top level Category" link and then select the name
of the category and a description for the category. Then click the "Add
to add a sub-level category:
On the main categories screen click "Add Subcat" to
add a subcategory to the top level category. Then select a name for the
subcat and a description.
to edit categories:
On the main categories screen click the edit button next to the category
that you would like to edit. This will take you to an options screen where
you will have detailed descriptions of various options for the particular
gallery that you are editing. After you have edited the options click
the "Save Changes" button to apply the changes you have made.
to empty a category:
On the main
categories screen click on the "empty" link. This will take
you to a to a screen allowin g you to click the "I'm sure, empty
the category button. Be careful! This feature removes all posts and comments
in the selected category.
to delete a category or subcategory:
On the main
categories screen click on the "Delete" link next to the category
or the subcategory. This will take you to a screen that will allow you
to remove a category. Click the "I'm sure, delete the category"
button to delete the category. Be careful! This will delete all photos
and comments within the selected category.
& Usergroups options
user admin panel allows you to modify user information, delete users,
or add new users. In addition to modifying users you can also section
off users into different user groups, such as unregistered or banning
you locate the user you are searching for click the "edit user"
and then select the usergroup you would like to move this user to.
Then click the "Save Changes" button.