CMS Lite Content/Asset Status Pane

The Content Status pane is designed to display, filter and action all content (page nodes) and assets within a user's security group.  The pane is divided into three main areas of functionality:

Content Status Grid

When the application is initially opened, the default filter is set to display Content modified by the current user. 
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Content Status grid

  • Page Title represents what has been entered in the Title field of the Settings tab on the Content Pane. Click the [Open] action button next to the title to open the Content Pane
    • Icons next to the [Open] action button indicate if the Page Title represents a page page icon or external link external link icon
    • Click on the page title link to view the page on the QA (Quality Assurance) web browser
    • Mouse-over page title to display GUID in the bottom-left corner of the screen
    • Icons next to the page title indicate if the page meets validation requirements for publishing
  • Status is the state of the page is currently in. See Content Filters for definitions
  • Modified indicates if the content is in a modified state.  A published page can also be in a modified state if subsequent edits have been made but not yet published
  • Modified By displays the IDIR account of the most current editor that has modified the content.  This may also represent the user that created the page if it has not been modified since been published to the Production web server
  • Modified Date reflects the most recent date that modifications have been made to the content/asset.  This may also represent the date it was created if it has not been modified since being published to the Production web server
  • Locked By displays the IDIR account of the current editor if the page is locked
  • Page Location/Asset Location displays the 'breadcrumb' of the page (theme> sub-theme> topic> sub-topic)

Asset Status Grid

Click on the [Assets] actions button to display assets in the grid. 
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Asset Status grid

  • Asset File Name represents what has been entered in the File Name: field of the Settings tab found in the Asset Settings PaneClick the [Open] action button next to the title to open the Asset Settings Pane
  • File Size column indicates the size of each file with totals displayed below the pagination
    • Total file size selected: indicates the total size of all files with a check mark selected checkbox next to the Asset File Name. Up to 100 MB of assets may be published per workflow
    • Total number of files selected: indicates the total number of files with a check mark selected checkbox next to the Asset File Name.  Up to 500 files may be published as long as the total size does not exceed 100 MB
    • Total file size of all assets shown on this screen: represents the total file size of all assets currently displayed in the status grid.  If the Results Per Page is changed the number will be updated to reflect the new display
  • Status is the state of the page/asset is currently in. See Asset Filters for definitions.
  • Modified indicates if the asset is in a modified state.  An asset that has been published can also be in a modified state if the asset has since been overwritten by re-uploading it or by modifying any existing information in the Asset Settings Pane
  • Modified By displays the IDIR account of the most current editor that has modified the asset.  This may also represent the user that originally uploaded the asset if it has not been modified since being published to the Production web server
  • Modified Date reflects the most recent date that modifications have been made to the asset.  This may also represent the date it was uploaded if it has not been modified since been published to the Production web server

 Action Buttons

  • Lock - enables any content editor within your security group to lock selected files. Only displayed when viewing Content
  • Unlock - enables any content editor within your security group to unlock selected files. Only displayed when viewing Content
  • Publish - selected files are submitted to the Production web server.  You can publish a page locked by another user
  • Unpublish - selected files are removed from the Production web server
  • Open - which appears next to the Page Title/Asset File Name, allows you to open a page or asset

With the exception of the [Open] action button, you can select one or more files by clicking in the box selected checkbox next to the Page Title/Asset File Name.  Click the applicable action button to complete the desired action. 

To select all items displayed in the grid, click in the box next to the Page Title/Asset File Name column heading. You may then de-select individual rows, or de-select all items by clicking in the box next to the Page Title/Asset File Name to remove the check mark. 
select all checkbox    

Only the items displayed on the current page of the Content Status grid will be actioned.  If you wish to display more or less results, change the Results per Page.
results per page drop-down list