Squiz IUC 2010 - 2.1 Squiz Easy Edit Suite

Squiz IUC 2010 - 2.1 Squiz Easy Edit Suite



Squiz International User Conference 2010

Squiz International User Conference 2010



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  • 2.1 E Easy E S Edit Suite
  • What is Easy Edit Suite (EES)? • A pre configured ‘out of the box’ simple editing solution. A pre configured  out of the box simple editing solution. • An editing ‘add on’ for Squiz Matrix from 3.28.0+. • A way for clients to start editing content straight away without  being exposed to admin mode and without the resource  investment required to develop complex Simple Edit Layouts. • An interface to edit Squiz Matrix content from Squiz CMS An interface to edit Squiz Matrix content from Squiz CMS. • A framework for building more sophisticated editing solutions  to support specific business publishing requirements – i.e.  ‘Workspaces’.
  • Why have we created EES? • A big part of our next step forward as a company e.g. ‘Squiz A big part of our next step forward as a company e.g.  Squiz  Suite’. • To address the complex nature of configuring Simple Edit  Layouts. • Clients want something that ‘just works’ and can be setup  within minutes. within minutes. • Standardising simple editing so we can train and support it. • ‘Connect’ our Squiz Suite products in look and feel.
  • How did we get here? • Prototype 1 Prototype 1
  • How did we get here? • Prototype 2‐a Prototype 2 a
  • How did we get here? • Prototype 2‐b Prototype 2 b
  • How did we get here? • Final
  • How does it all work?
  • How do we install EES? 1. Squiz Matrix 3.28.0+. New features require 3.28.3+ up until  Squiz Matrix 3.28.0 . New features require 3.28.3 up until but not including v4. 2. Download EES from http://matrix.squiz.net/download/ees h // /d l d/ 3. Follow instruction guide at  http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees/chapters/installation
  • EES Interface Explained Editing Toolbar 1. ‘New’ button opens wizard to create new pages, news, files. 2. Mode switcher ‘Preview’ and ‘Edit’. 3. 3 Currently logged in user name. C tl l di 4. Exit editing mode to exit back to design or logout out. 5. 5 Find an asset to navigate and redirect to. Find an asset to navigate and redirect to 6. Save content changes.
  • EES Interface Explained Edit Mode • Asset details • Screen selectors • Warning box • Screen content
  • EES Interface Explained Edit Mode Screens 1. Details: change status and update page names . 2. Content: edit, add, delete, ‘nest’ (share) page content. 3. Metadata: edit SEO and functionally dependant metadata. 4. Workflow: approve/reject or review logs/summary. 5. Linking: manage location links and view/re‐order children. 6. URLs: add/remove web paths.
  • EES Interface Explained Asset Finder 1. Use to: • Navigate via redirect to other assets under the current website. • Select parent(s) when in creation wizard. • Select new link location parent when used from the linking  screen. screen • Select content to nest when editing nested areas within standard  pages. 2. Features include: breadcrumbs, auto browse, auto scroll, child  counts and customisable root nodes for default panel. 
  • EES Interface Explained Asset Creation Wizard 1. Create new pages: standard pages, news items. 2. Create new files: folder, image, pdf, word, excel, powerpoint,  mp3, flash video, generic video, generic file. 3. Hide and show in menu on creation. 4. Client side validation. 4 Cli id lid i 5. Integrated asset finder.
  • EES Workspaces What are workspaces? • Predefined “out of the box” interfaces for managing specific business  content in the one area e.g. news, image galleries, calendars. • W k Workspaces will expect specific implementation and data  ill t ifi i l t ti dd t structures/configurations in order to function correctly. • Initially two workspaces will be available to manage image galleries  and news items. • Future workspaces will include extensions to these to allow for  different implementation approaches, as well as workspaces to  different implementation approaches, as well as workspaces to handle more complex assets like calendar events. • Assists with managing complex content from Squiz CMS due to lack  of EES toolbar. of EES toolbar
  • EES Workspaces The workspace interface / functionality • Configured root nodes automatically switch the editing  interface to use workspace look and feel. • Assigning workspaces to a category allows the related Assigning workspaces to a category allows the related  workspaces feature to function. • Assets under a configured workspace root node have  awareness that they belong to a workspace. • Drag and drop reordering, standard add/edit/delete  y g functionality and integration with the creation wizard. • Using workspaces as a framework, custom workspaces can be  defined without any server side changes to meet individual  “outside the box” implementations. outside the box implementations
  • EES Hints and tips • EES explained http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees • JavaScript customisation JavaScript customisation http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees/chapters/plugin‐ customisation • CSS customisation http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees/chapters/css‐ customisations • Image variety triggers http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees/chapters/ees‐trigger‐ configuration g
  • EES Q & A • Forums: http://forums.matrix.squiz.net/ • Manuals: http://manuals.matrix.squiz.net/ees