Article Manager Filtering and Ordering

Hopefully, by now you’ve successfully created an article or two. Now let’s take a step back and look at how to manage articles using the Article Manager.

If you refer back to the Article Manager screen (see Figure 6-1), you’ll notice there are a few options for both filtering and ordering articles.

Filtering Articles

Filtering articles in the Article Manager is really handy when you have more articles than will fit on a single screen. These filters are located at the top of the article listing (see Figure 6-17).

Article Manager filters for viewing articles

Figure 6-17. Article Manager filters for viewing articles

Note

There’s no connection between filtering articles in the Article Manager and the article filter in the Global Article Parameters. Both have completely different functions.

They’re pretty straightforward, but we’ll go over them here.

Filter

Enter text to search by article title. Click the Reset button to reset your search or filtering options.

Select Section

Choose to filter the articles by an existing site section. The category drop-down menu will change based on this selection.

Select Category

Choose to filter the articles by an existing site category. The category drop-down menu will change based on the selection in the section drop-down.

Select Author

Choose to filter the articles by author.

Select State

Choose to filter the articles by article state: Published, Unpublished, or Archived. ...

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