Admin Guide SocialNetworkSoftware.com

Bookmarks

Social Bookmarking is a method of organizing, storing and managing links/bookmarks of resources online. Through this feature users can save links to web pages that they want to remember or share. Social bookmarking is used to access a consolidated set of bookmarks from various computers, organize large numbers of bookmarks, and share bookmarks with contacts. This feature enables users sharing similar interests to pool web resources.

You can manage these bookmarks created by members by the Bookmarks configuration area. This menu includes three main pages namely, List Of Bookmarks, Bookmark Categories and Bookmark Report It

User Management

List of Bookmarks

This page shows the list of bookmarks existing on the website and details associated with them. Details like:

  • Title - The name of the bookmark.
  • Category - The category of the bookmark to which it belongs to as chosen by the member. You can also add/delete category through the Bookmark Categories submenu.
  • Author - The name of the member who created the respective bookmark.
  • Status - It shows whether the bookmark is activated or not. An administrator may block the bookmark due to violation of some policies by the member by changing the status of that bookmark to red dot from green dot where the green dot shows that it is activated and the red dot shows it is not. The status of any bookmark can be edited by clicking on either dot on the same page.
  • Featured - Sometimes the theme of your website is capable of showing some bookmarks on the home page. This option allows you to control the bookmarks that you want to show. The green dot means that you want it to be featured on home page and red dot means that you do not. If there are more bookmarks having green dots in this list than the no. of bookmarks that can be featured on home page, then the bookmarks are picked at random at every other refresh of home page.
  • Inserted - This tells you the date on which the bookmark was created
  • Action - It is the action button to access every bookmark's details. |> This sign, corresponding to any bookmark, shows that the right sub menu can be used to edit/delete this bookmark, view the actual bookmark from front end and view the comments on it. While @ sign shows that corresponding bookmark cannot be accessed till you click on this action button and change it to |> sign

Right sub menu- The right submenu allows you to

  • Edit almost all the information about that bookmark
  • Delete the bookmark
  • View the bookmark in the front panel
  • View the comments associated with it from the back panel. This menu enables you to see which user has added the comment and also an authority to delete it

You can sort the list either in increasing or in decreasing order by clicking on the field's name.

Though it shows the first 20 bookmarks on the first page, you can see more bookmarks by using the drop down page menu in the bottom

Bookmark Categories

This page shows all the categories and sub-categories in which the bookmarks can be classified by the creator. It shows the first 20 of them in the first page, you can choose to see more by choosing the page in the drop down page menu in the bottom

Action- Action button is to edit properties associated with the category. > This sign, corresponding to any category, shows that the right sub menu can be used to edit/delete this category and to change the associated properties. While @ sign shows that corresponding category cannot be accessed till you click on this action button and change it to |> sign

Right sub menu- The right submenu allows you to

  • Edit the category by changing its name, Chinese name and assigning a proper priority to it
  • Edit sub-category by changing their super category in which they reside and changing their Chinese name & basic name
  • Delete the category

You can add new categories with the help of 'New' button at the bottom of this page. After clicking this button, the right sub menu will show a set of fields for inserting a new category and another set of fields for inserting a sub category to any existing main category.

Bookmark Report It

Some bookmarks created by members can contain harmful or undesired materials. In order to avoid them, even bookmarks have the 'Report It' option available to users. One can go to the actual bookmark from the front panel and then can report it as irrelevant, abusive etc. This will help in keeping the website safe and clean.

You can view all the reports in bookmark report it menu where you can see the no. of reporters and the types of reports submitted by them. And then you can delete them, if you wish.