zones

Topics: Developer Forum, Project Management Forum, User Forum
Jun 8, 2007 at 4:29 PM
Hi Cristian,
I'm becoming definitely a supporter of your CMS. I'm actually trying to use it in a real web application.
I would be grateful to you if you could explain, possibly with an example, what you mean by zones, because the picture I have on my mind is still confused, despite having spent some time trying to figure it out.

By the way I've just added your project to the list of Content Management Systems on wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Listofcontentmanagementsystems#Freeandopensourcesoftware


Michele
Coordinator
Jun 11, 2007 at 9:59 PM
Hi again,

Thank you for your support. It is very much appreciated =)

The concept of zones is sprung from a desire to manage content of smaller units than a page. Basically a content item can use a user control as template. The zone control gets all items in the zone with a certain name and dynamically adds them to a page.

In the language example in the latest release I defined a language selector item. To add it to all pages:
  • edit the start page
  • click on zones in the upper right corner
  • click add in the box
  • Input some text and save
  • voila

Thanks for the link, I'll check it out.

/Cristian