Quick Start Guide to Shack Article Manager

Video guide to Shack Article Manager


After installing the extension, the key step is to create a menu link to Shack Article Manager.

  • For the "Menu Item Type", choose "Shack Article Manager".
  • Notice all the tabs for this menu link? Shack Article Manager has dozens of different options for your frontend article management:

sam menu link

On the frontend of the site, visitors will be able to click this menu link and see the main Shack Article Manager screen. If you allow them, they can click "New article" and create content directly from the frontend of the site.

create articles

Here's a view of Shack Article Manager screen as an administrator sees it. They have full access to all the articles on the site:

new article

Options for Shack Article Manager

Shack Article Manager is highly configurable. For example, you can allow users to add content in any category, or you can restrict them to a single category:

single category

You can fully customize the frontend display of Shack Article Manager. Each element of the display can be shown or hidden, depending on your needs:

layout

Shack Article Manager also has permissions that are easy to apply. You can decide if users can publish, feature, trash, view, or edit their published articles.

permissions


Video guide to allowing user to add content