Content

The Content area within StarChapter is the place to make changes to your StarChapter front-end. This feature rich section allows for easy customization of important content.

Page Manager

This section provides a centralized area to control and modify page content. The Page Manager area is where you add content sections, update navigation, setup forms and configure your site map.

Page Content

Some content is static, and you can edit content directly within Page Content. Other content is dynamic, which means you would use other areas to edit content.

  Tip: Dynamic content sections usually have PHP code with $$ within a content section. Look at the code to see where you would modify content within other areas of StarChapter.

Navigation Manager

This allows users to setup navigation menus throught the entire website and to easily organize web pages for front-end display. The Main Nav section controls the primary navigation above the home page slider. The other navigation sections control header, footer, and interior page navigation. 

Form Builder

Customize forms and setup new forms via Form Builder. Form types include membership, non-member, classified, sponsor and advertiser and general forms. 

Past Presidents

Enter Past Presidents in this section to easily track former Presidents.

Site Map

Create an organized Site Map to display the architecture of the website.

Community

The Community section allows admin users to generate dynamic content via blogs, announcements, newsletters, articles and forums. The Page Content area provides dynamic content sections that pull material directly from the Communications section.

Blog

Maintaining an active blog requires dedicating a resource to update content on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.

Announcements

Utilize this section for public announcements about chapter accolades and other updates. Also setup messages that only members can access after logging in via the /members.php page.

Newsletter

StarChapter's newsletter section allows users to generate content for the web and email. Visitors can also print the newsletter directly from the browser.

Articles

Create a repository of industry related content including white papers, industry articles and news media. Organize the articles and create a resource guide for your industry. 

Forum

This section is ideal for chapters that want to setup communication tools between members and non-members. It is easy to assign moderators and add categories for Forum topics. 

Settings

Utilize the Settings to configure all the sub-sections under Community. Depending on the section, admin users can set archive dates, create categories and change key front-end display settings.

Ad Manager

Use the Ad Manager for job postings and sponsorship setup.

Classifieds

The Classifieds area provides an opportunity for members and non-members to post relevant job listings and sale ads. Many chapters find this section to be an excellent revenue generator and communication tool. 

Sponsors & Advertisers

Generating partnerships with local businesses and stakeholders is another way to generate interest and to promote the chapter. Setup sponsorship logos in this area for display on the front-end, and manage any categories for different sponsorships. 

Settings

This controls categories for Classifieds and Sponsors. There is also an opportunity to customize front-end display and some email settings within this section.

Media Manager

Admin Users can store key documents, videos and photos via the Media Manager.

Documents

Store Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents in this section. StarChapter generates a unique URL for every document upload. Use this unique URL to embed documents onto web pages and emails. 

Photo Gallery

The gallery types include slider, meetings and general. The Slider links images to the Photo Gallery. Use the meeting and the general gallery types to store important chapter images. 

Videos

Upload videos up to 20MB in this area. Easily display the videos on the front-end. Videos must be in .mp4, .flv, .wmv, .avi, .mpg, .mpeg, .mov or .mkv formats. 

Design Manager

Use the Design Manager to control visual design elements, fonts and dynamic pages. For some plans, advanced users have access to customize CSS elements. Only advanced users should access this section.

Page Templates

Any dynamic page housed in Page Manager > Page Content utilizes an underlying template in this section. Each dynamic page includes relevant variables, or PHP code snippets. 

Design Editor

For most plans, use this section to customize style design elements including color, typography and link display. The styles set within the design editor affect the entire website. 

Settings

Use this section to implement web fonts. 

Videos

Page Manager

Add a New Page
Edit a Page (discusses page locking & draft status)
Navigation Manager
Form Builder (demonstrates charging for classified postings)
Working with the WYSIWYG editor
How do I add a YouTube or Vimeo video to my page?
Site Map
Insert third-party widges
Use Anchor Links for Long Pages

Community

Newsletter
Calendar
Blog
Forum
Announcements
Articles
Add A Calendar Link to Meeting Emails

Media Manager

Photo Gallery
Videos
Documents
Edit the Home Page Slider
Create a Link For a Document

Ad Manager

Classifieds
Sponsors & Advertisers