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Updated November 3rd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Editor

  The Story Editor is where you write/edit the content in your stories. It has the following elements you can use: Story Type: Indicates the type of story you're editing - Text, Listicle, Photo Story etc. . Eye/Live Preview icon: Enables you to preview the story for phone, tablet or laptop. Click this to see how your story will appear on any of thes...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Coupons

Coupons allow you to offer discounts on various plans and subscriptions. Either a fixed price or a percentage value could be offered as a deduction when the user makes use of this coupon. Additionally, there are options to set the validity(start and end date) of the coupon and per-user limit restrictions, and overall usage restrictions. Marketing th...

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Updated November 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

App Download Links

You can now give the option to download the mobile app from the website as well. All you have to do is to add app links for iOS and Android in the page builder. Once the links are added, it will reflect and can download apps by clicking on the android/iOS logo.   App links can be added in PB>general settings> App download links> android app...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Pay per asset

Apart from live plans, if you publish any special story or article, which cannot be included in the existing plans, then you could add them as an asset. The subscriber who has an active subscription still has to buy this asset to access the content. By default, the asset type would be “story”, but this can be customized.  ...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Visual Settings

This includes: Fonts: You can set the font family used for headings and story text here. Note: Your Breaking news takes the font specified for story text   A colour palette: All your website colours need to be updated here. You ONLY will be able to use the 8 colours added to your palette while building your website.   A logo library: All logos that ...

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Updated October 25th, 2022 by Rachana TR

User Accounts - Edit User Profiles

Users having appropriate roles and permissions can create/edit other user profiles. To update a user profile, perform the following steps: From the main menu, select Settings > Users and Roles. Select the user from the displayed list. You can make appropriate updates to the following: Name, Twitter Handle, Communication Email, and Bio.  Click Sav...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Subscribers

Gives a list of subscribers along with their email addresses and subscriber created date and status. The subscriber who has at least one active subscription would be termed as an active subscriber here. Subscriber details including the list of subscriptions, their status, create date and end date, payment gateway, and so on can be viewed by clicking...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Customer email notifications

Enabling this would trigger email notifications for end users based on the event chosen here. At the moment, AT supports two events: Subscription creation Subscription renewal notification Customization of these email templates is not possible- a default email template set by AT would be sent out...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Photo Story

A photo story in Quintype provides a template to add multiple photos in a single story, like a photo essay. Images can be selected from your Media Library, or uploaded from your computer. Note that the image you upload will be added to the Media Library. Quintype supports almost all the common image formats, with the exception of .SVG files. Like al...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Admin email notifications

Necessary when we use outgoing webhooks. All the administrators who are mentioned in the field would receive email notifications. Whenever there is a failure of events that are triggered based on the webhooks set in AT, the administrators mentioned here would receive a notification informing the failure. When there is a failure in triggering the web...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Subscription list

The subscription lists shows all the subscriptions purchased by clients. We can search based on the email address of end users to see a list of all their subscriptions. Filters to generate reports based on the subscription groups, plans, subscription status, canceled subscriptions, and subscription created date range is possible. Users can either ex...

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Updated November 21st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Custom Labels

You will be able to customize the text appearing for Date and time, paywall, shipping address, buttons and labels, search and filter, errors and messaging, signin/signup, Profile page in the page builder. Go to General settings> Visual > Enable Custom labels.   ...

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Updated October 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

RSS Feeds

RSS is a type of internet feed that allows access to online content updates. For examples, readers can use an RSS feed in a news aggregator application to keep track of updates on multiple websites. Quintype has RSS feeds available for different groups of content. For instance, every collection has an associated RSS feed, that can be used to notify ...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Settings

General settings: Publisher name - Name of the publisher. Platform- CMS used. Whitelisted domains- Managing multiple domains through one AT account. The subscriptions created in all of the whitelisted domains would be available in one AT account. JWToken - Useful only if the customer uses a third party CMS and not Bold. If they use bold as their CMS...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Favicon

A Favicon is the image that appears on your browser’s tab along with the page title - taken from a file containing one or more icons or images, typically representing your brand or company logo. Note that some browsers may display the icon in the address bar, or history or bookmarks list as well. To add a Favicon, go to Settings > General >Fav...

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Updated October 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Facebook Instant Articles

The following instructions have been tested and are correct as of December 2018. Facebook does change its processes from time to time and might make changes to this process in the future. If you encounter such a problem, please get in touch with the support team. Also note that the Facebook Team approving the addition of your feed to Facebook Instan...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Listicle Story

A listicle is a form of writing or other content presented wholly or partly in the form of a list, usually with some extra detail to each item in the list. Quintype provides a template to add a series of content elements. A listicle story template starts with 5 cards, only the first 3 of which are mandatory. The Header card consisting of a title, su...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Mobile Browsers That Are Compatible With Bold

Bold is one of the few CMS’s that is responsive on mobile devices. Quintype encourages journalists and content creators to create content on the go. What mobile browsers do Bold CMS support? Here is a quick overview of the mobile browsers that Bold CMS is best suited for. Browser Matrix Details Browser Matrix Details S No. Browser OS Level of Suppor...

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Updated December 14th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Release Notes

Page-Builder Release Note - 30 Sept 2022 New Features and Enhancements on Ahead/PB 1. New Header: Header 62. RTL Preview on Pagebuilder3. Uniform Time Zone4. SEO Metadata on static pages5. AMP Auto Redirection6. Shortcodes & Targetted Serving of custom code on templates 1) New Header: Header 6 A new header is introduced to Ahead/PB named “Header...

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Updated December 26th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Time Settings

You have 2 options to select the time format for the stories.a. 12-hourb. 24-hour Also, you can choose the format of the time to “X minutes/hours ago” or “Since X minutes/hours”.  ...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Alternatives

A story can have a Headline and a Hero image that is used on the story page. It can also have an Alternative Headline or Alternative Hero image that are used to represent the same story on the Homepage of your website. This is a handy feature that allows you to perhaps use a more ‘sensational’ alternative title on the Homepage to represent a story t...

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Updated October 29th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Metadata

Metadata is data that describes other data. In our case, story parameters grouped under the metadata tab help define and underpin some of the basic aspects of a Quintype story. Metadata is customized according to each publisher’s needs. The options you see here, are defined by your administrator. Your admin can also make some of these parameters man...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Invoices

A separate page where we store only invoices- all transactions that happen in AT, will have an invoice. The payment id of the transaction can be used to check for the invoice- handy when there is a discrepancy in the transaction reported by the end user. Invoices can be filtered and downloaded as well- this can be used to integrate payment informati...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Card Reuse

Parts of a published story can be reused while constructing other stories using the card reuse feature. In the Story editor, click the 'Import Card'. Use the search bar to find the previously published content. Find the published story you're looking for; the one from which you want to reuse cards in your current story. In the selected story, scroll...

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Updated October 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Syndicating Stories

Quintype makes it easy for you to syndicate stories from news wires or other publishers, with virtually no human intervention. Your administrator and the Quintype team work together to setup how Inward or Outward Syndication will work on your website. Inward Syndication Quintype recommends ‘pulling’ content from RSS 2.0 compliant sources. Once a sto...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Group Subscriptions

This is useful for setting up corporate/organization/domain- based subscriptions on your website. Licensing options are available. If the user limit is set as 100, only 100 users with the mentioned domain in their email addresses would be able to access the premium content. Once the mentioned user limit is reached, no more users can access the premi...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Landing page functions

DELETING A PAGE There is an option to delete a landing page, within page level settings. A default landing page template alone cannot be deleted. RENAMING A PAGE There is an option to rename a landing page, within page level settings. `Page name` and `Page description` are both editable fields.   PREVIEWING A PAGE There is an option to preview a lan...

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Updated October 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Types

You can create different types of stories - using templates available in Quintype. Each template is built to make it easier to create a certain type of story. But some templates may be generic - for example, Blank. Blank: Provides a generic template to create text stories. Breaking News: Provides a template to create a breaking news or news flash an...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Create A User Account

Users having administrative permissions can create and manage users. After creating a user, that user can be assigned roles and permissions. The option to add new user is available in the drop when you click on 'Add new' in the workspace Or, From the main menu select, Settings > Users and Roles and cllick on ‘Add user’ Make sure you specify the m...

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Updated October 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Enabling Story Templates, Features, Story Elements, And Others

Administrators can configure the Features, Story Templates and Story Elements available to authors. If these are not enabled by default, you can enable them at the General and the Templates tabs under the Admin menu, for them to be visible in the interface. General Tab Use the General tab to enable product features, different types of Story Template...

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Updated October 25th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Login And Roles

User Accounts - Login You can sign on to Quintype using the username and password that your administrator has created for you. Alternatively, you can sign on using your social accounts such as Google, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. To Login to your account: Open the link provided by your administrator. Enter the username and password provided by you...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Tags And Adding Tags To A Story

A tag is a keyword or term assigned to a piece of information. Quintype allows your organization to maintain a common repository of tags using the Tag Manager. While creating your story, you can pick one or more tags from this repository and assign them to your story, or create your own tag. Stories related to a common subject can be logically group...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Webhooks

Webhooks are a feature that allow third party applications to listen for event notifications regarding story and collection workflows from Bold CMS. You can find the webhooks dashboard under Settings -> Webhooks. Payload When creating a webhook, you specify the URL you would like to be notified on, and the events for which you wish to be notified...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Style Settings

1.  Row title design:   The colours used for all row titles can be set here The row title design styles can also be set here Section Tab: The colours used for all section tags can be set here The section tag design styles can also be set here  ...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Lock Story-Edit

Using the Lock Story-Edit feature, multiple users can view a story simultaneously while any one of them can also edit it. Your administrator should enable this option using the settings > Configure>Block Concurrent Story Edit option. Ensure that all users are logged out of the editor when this feature is being switched on. At any single instan...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Organizations

Gives a list of all the corporate subscriptions/group subscriptions available along with the plans available under each subscription group. Also, we can see how many licenses have been exhausted by users for each of the plans. Clicking on the user limit achieved, we can see the list of email addresses of end users and their names....

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Updated November 21st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Footer Style

Header layouts can be picked from a list of 3 options:   Footer settings include: Logos that appear on the footer Footer background colour Footer text colour Social icon styles: Buttons and links: To display buttons and links on the header or no. These include: The Subscribe button Login Buttons Links for Android and IOS apps    ...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Parts Of A Story

Every story in Quintype has a structure. There are mandatory and non-mandatory components to a story. Your administrator can decide what elements are mandatory or non-mandatory. Each story must have a Title, Subtitle, Hero image anda Card. For certain story types, the list of mandatory elements may be longer. For example - a Listicle story may manda...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

How To Create A Menu

You can create a menu to aid users navigate your website. To create menu items: In order to create a menu, you will have to create Menu groups. 1. Go to Manage 2. Menu 3. Click on the + icon next to Menu 4. Create menu groups    Below are the Menu group details: 1. Default: Displayed on the Main Header and sidebar menu. As the name suggests, this is...

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Updated October 14th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Back-End Resource Scaling

Your website is run by a collection of best-of-breed technologies at the back-end to ensure an error free and smooth browsing experience to your users. Each time a reader attempts to visit a story on your website, the reader request is served by the CDN (Content Delivery Network) network of proxy servers and their data centers. The CDN in-turn is su...

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Updated October 25th, 2022 by Rachana TR

My Profile

You can use My Profile to edit your name, the communication email ID, and Twitter handle. NOTE Communication Email is used for notification when one of your stories is published, and cannot be used to reset password.   To update your profile, perform one of the following steps: Open Settings> Users and Roles > select ID, or Click on your Avata...

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Updated October 14th, 2022 by Rachana TR

ROBOTS.TXT

This is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. In practice, robots.txt files indicate whether certain user agents (web-crawling software) can or cannot crawl parts of a website. These crawl instructions are specified by “disallowing” or “allowing” the behavior of cer...

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Updated November 7th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Types of Subscription groups

There are 3 types of subscription groups available. Standard: A normal group under which you can go and create as many plans as required.  Campaign: When you wish to run a campaign to get subscriptions. You could set a target limit/ amount of subscriptions to be sold post which, the campaign would be terminated. Group access: For creating and sellin...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Payment gateways

An account with the concerned payment gateway is required. The app key and secret key are required to connect the payment gateway with AT dashboard. The required parameters and setup differ for each payment gateway. AT doesn’t handle the transaction- money paid by users never reaches Quintype’s payment accounts. It is directly handled by the corresp...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Campaigns in Accesstype

Campaigns are similar to normal subscription groups except for the fact that they allow you to set up a target value. You could choose to stop collecting payments once the target is achieved. Campaigns support only one-time subscription plans and not recurring plans. The currency associated with the plans created under the campaign should match the ...

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Updated November 7th, 2022 by Rachana TR

How to create a subscription group

Steps to create a subscription group:  1. Go to  https://www.accesstype.com/subscription_groups  2. Choose the group type you want to create - standard/campaign/group access  3. Fill out the name, description and choose the visibility   Visibility- Private is only visible to admins of AT account   Public groups are visible for end users to purchase ...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Creating a plan within a subscription group

Creating a plan for your subscription group is easy. Follow the steps below: Go to  https://www.accesstype.com/subscription_groups Click on the required subscription group to which you wish to add plans Enter the name and description of the plan. Choose the occurrence, whether it is a one-time or a recurring plan If it is a recurring plan, then you ...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Infinite Scroll

Infinite Scroll:  This means if there are multiple stories in a section/collection then it will keep on scrolling until the last story.   There is an option to enable it for section-based or collection based. Also to load the full story (Stories will keep on loading one after the other) or story cards (story will be loaded as cards with image, title...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Author Stories/Collection

Understanding Collections first will make it easier to understand the Author Stories feature. Typically, an author has a portfolio of stories they have written on your website over time. When readers read a story written by a certain author on your website, they can also access a list of other stories written by the same author, by clicking the Auth...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Integrating Your Social Media Accounts

Most 3rd party or social platforms that you integrate your website with require either a secret key or a combination of secret keys. You can integrate from Settings > Integrations in workspace. Bold Release Note - 1 Jul 2020 Facebook app permissions update Bold is now up-to-date with the Facebook's latest permissions to auto-post stories to your ...

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Updated November 21st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Insert Custom Code

You will be able to add some customized code to the website/homepage/story page/magazine landing page/tag page/ search page/ Issue landing page. You just need to copy the code, paste it in the head/body section, and save the changes. Go to page builder> general settings> insert custom code> select page for which code needs to be added> p...

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Updated October 27th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Push Notification

Specify the Title and Message for the notification that should be sent to readers, when this story is published. The two check boxes indicate which of the notification methods should be used to notify readers. Scheduling additional Social Media Notifications Click the Add Social Media Notification box to schedule a new notification. Each notificatio...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

How To Retract A Story And Set Up A Redirect

In this article we are going to focus on: How retraction of the story worksHow to retract a storyHow to set up a custom redirect to a retracted story How retraction of the story works The option to retract a story shows up when you have published your story once. Use case: When there has been any mistake on a published story that might take some tim...

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Updated October 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Editor’s Notes

This is a place for you to make notes on a story. Other users collaborating with you can view these notes as well. Any user with the permission to create/edit stories, can add notes here. These notes are not accessible through the Quintype API, nor are they available to readers of the story on your website. Bold Release Notes: 30 January 2020: Edito...

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Updated October 29th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Card Sharing

When Card Sharing is enabled, readers can share a part of a story on a card, across their supported social media platforms. When a reader shares a card from your story on their facebook page, the onus is on you to make sure the content on the card can still make sense to readers on the facebook page, when read in isolation from the overall story. Ca...

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Updated November 21st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Header Style

Header layouts can be picked from a list of 8 options:   As of today, Page-Builder supports 2 types of headers: A primary header that will stick throughout the website A secondary header that appears topmost on the website Header Style:  Click on the layout icon to change the header style.   Header settings:  Customize the header with the following ...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Notifications

Once we have integrated push notifications, we need to add details in the page builder as well to show them at the front end. From the drop-down, you can select Izooto, Onesignal, FCM, or others. Based on the type selected, you need to add App Id, server key, or embed code and publish the changes.   Enable Notification: Click on Enable Notifications...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Scaling

Quintype monitors the volume of visitors to your site and scales performance up or down depending on the number of visitors at a point. Quintype is designed ground-up to ensure it can manage sudden burst scenarios. Our entire page delivery system is organized such that each layer can be scaled independently as and when needed. Our CloudFlare CDN, is...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Landing pages in detail

You can choose your landing page to be created as a page with stories from a single collection, or with stories from multiple collections. A Landing Page with all stories from a single collection Pictorially represented:   A Landing Page with all stories from separate collections from bold. Each row data will take stories from different collections ...

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Updated December 20th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Dark mode

Now we have the dark mode option available for the website. You can enable dark mode from the header settings. We have this option throughout the website wherever we have a color palette. You will be able to see the preview in the page builder (enable/disable dark mode toggle button). You also have the option to reset the changes to default settings...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Filters

When you’re in your Workspace, use the Filters option to narrow down the list of stories displayed. Click the Filters option to open the filters panel. In the Filter Options tab, you can specify the following parameters. Story Template: Select one or more appropriate boxes to specify one or more templates to be displayed. Update Date: Filters storie...

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Updated January 23rd, 2023 by Rachana TR

Localisation & RTL

Localization of MeType commenting widget We have introduced MeType Localization for the publishers. The users would be able to see the MeType widget and other details in their local language. Please send your request to [email protected]

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story States

Typically a story in the editor moves from the Open state through Needs Approval and Approved states to the final Published state, before it can be viewed by a reader on your website. Only stories in the Published state are viewable to your readers. When a story is in the Rejected state, click Redraft to move the story back to the Open state. A Retr...

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Updated November 2nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Section SEO

Apart from the SEO related options that are available as part of a Story- Sections, Tags and Collections can all have SEO metadata associated with them. For Sections From the Admin menu, select SEO Metadata. From the dropdown menu select the Section for which you want to specify SEO metadata. Provide appropriate inputs in the page-title, meta-title,...

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Updated November 2nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Performance - Analytics

Use the Story Analytics feature to understand how well your stories are performing. The Analytics feature is available only to users with the required permissions. Data from the last 90 days is used by Quintype to generate these reports. In the Quintype Menu, select Analytics > Story Analytics. You can specify filters from the two drop-down lists...

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Updated November 8th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Metered paywall settings

The part where you configure the number of free stories that could be read by end users(both guests/registered users) on the website before they get the paywall popup. You could toggle the paywall by clicking on the switch next to the appropriate field available in the right corner. We can also set the duration in which the paywall limit would be re...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Invoicing and taxes

Based on the location, we can set up tax rates in AT. Plans in AT are inclusive of taxes and not exclusive of tax. Whatever tax rate is set up, the plan’s price should be set up including the taxes. Example: If the tax rate is set as 10$, then if the plan price is 100$, it means that 90$ is the plan price and 10$ is the tax rate. Invoicing: Receipts...

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Updated November 9th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Outgoing webhooks

If you have any third-party integrations which you would like to sync with AT, for example: Zoho CRM or Mailchimp or any such platform, then the webhook has to be set for the AT records to be passed to the third-party software. If Zoho is the third-party tool, then you might get the webhook URL and secret from the Zoho support team and add it here i...

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Updated November 17th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Overview

Page-Builder is an intuitive configuration management application that allows you to control the layout of your website seamlessly. This includes atom-level to theme-level details, tailor-made for the publishing industry. Quintype’s page-builder was built in an addendum to Ahead, our front-end app, that allows any publisher to go live in 2 hours wit...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Performance - Reports

Use reports to understand stats about your stories and readers. You can generate two types of reports from the Analytics. Story Analytics Section Analytics Author Analytics In both cases, you need to specify the start and end date of the duration. A report will be generated (as a .CSV file) and mailed to your registered mail id.  ...

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Updated December 6th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Create A Magazine

Magazine can derive all of its contents from a collection, hence creating a magazine is essentially the same as creating a collection. Create a magazine entity using Bold, please find the steps below: 1. Open CMS ( https://chinmayaudghosh.quintype.com/ ) 2. Click on Manage and then click on Entities 3. Click on Add Entity 4. Select the entity type "...

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Updated November 2nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Media Library

The Media Library (Menu > Media Library) is a central repository where users can deposit their image files. At present, Quintype does not support uploading video files. Although, you can embed videos from other sources into your stories. Image files uploaded here are available to all users who have the permission to access them. Searching the Med...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Activity Log

As a story is being edited, each time it is saved, a new version of the story is created. In the top right-hand corner of the Story Editor, click the Activity Log to view an audit trail of all the instances when the story was saved. Use the View button shown against a version to view that version. The story is opened in a 'view only' mode in a new b...

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Updated October 14th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Managing Newsletters

While Quintype itself does not provide a newsletter despatch feature, we recommend the use of Mailchimp <www.mailchimp.com> to release and manage your newsletters. You can create newsletters to share published stories by adding them to a Collection. To configure newsletters: To view the Newsletters page, in your browser's address bar, append “...

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Updated November 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Accesstype Integration

Accesstype Integration:   Check accesstype integration button to add details like BridgeKeeper ID, Accesstype key, plan page title, plan page description, plan page layout, etc. You can select Accesstype mode(if it is staging or production)  Note - Accesstype key should be entered of same environment which we are selecting, only then it works. For e...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Comment Plugin

We support Metype and Facebook commenting widgets on the website. Select the commenting widget service from the drop-down. Metype :  Update the fields like Metype Account ID, Host, Primary Color, Background Color, font color, class name, etc.  We can get these details from metype admin section.  ...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Pages

A publisher can have different types of stories. Story types include: Text Stories Photo Stories Video Stories Live Blogs Listicles Only one story template can be assigned to a story type. You can navigate to any story page from the Global header: A publisher can choose one template from the list of pre-defined templates. For each story type, there ...

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Updated November 21st, 2022 by Rachana TR

AMP Configuration

You will be able to opt if an amp page for the story is required or not. You can also select the logo position in amp stories. Ads can be rendered in amp pages. You just need to add the Ad code under AMP configuration in “Web Story Ad Unit Path”. Ad unit path needs to be added in the below format: “/ad unit ID/ad unit name”.    ...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Settings

We can actually control Metype comments under settings. Under Configurations below points can be found, and by using the toggle we can enable and disable these features.  Guest Commenting Pre-moderation Images/GIFs in comments Links In Comments Top Pages in Comments Third party login Guest contributions Confidential commenting Guest Commenting: Gues...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Video Story

A video story in Quintype provides a template to add multiple videos into a single story. The template requires at least one video to be present in the story. The video providers you can link to can be configured by your administrator. Supported providers include YouTube, Bitgravity, JwPlayer, Vidible and Brightcove are supported. Note that Quintype...

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Updated November 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Third Party Integration

We can add various third-party tool’s integration IDs and publish the changes. We can add the Tracking ID of GA and GTM, can add a widget code, an AdSense client ID, and verification tags of Facebook, Yandex, and Google site verification.   This option can be found under Page builder> general settings> manage > third-party integration.   No...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Users and Roles

This section consists of 2 parts: Administrator Banned User 1. Administrator: You will be able to grant the site access to the users and modify the current role or revoke access. Click on Add access and enter the email address to grant access  By default, “Moderator” role is granted to the user. If you want to change the permissions, click on the dr...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Text Story Templates

We support 6 story templates. Each template is designed for different scenarios. Hero Priority Headline Priority with aside space Hero Vertical Hero Overlay Hero and Headline Priority Hero Priority with aside space Hero Priority "Hero Priority" gives more emphasis on hero image. Layout will have hero image at beginning. Ads will only be supported ro...

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Updated October 29th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Photo Editor

As you insert an image into your story using an image element in a card – the Photo Editor provides editing tools for the image. Focus Point: Images are resized dynamically as your story loads across different reader devices. An image need not appear the same across a mobile phone or a laptop computer. Use the focus point option (the + symbol displa...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Convert Story Templates

As you’re editing a story based on a certain template, it may be possible to switch the template of that story - provided this feature is enabled on your website. For example, you started creating a video story using the Video story template, but halfway into the story, you decide that you’d rather use the Photo story template for this story. You ca...

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Updated October 31st, 2022 by Rachana TR

Promotional Messages

A Promotional message is a boilerplate note that is typically published as part of all stories on your site, like a signature or legal disclaimer as a footnote after each story. You can also use these as ‘Call to Action’ links to direct readers to specific pages. Using the Setting > configure> Promotions, your Administrator can set up to three...

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Updated November 7th, 2022 by Rachana TR

How to Set up Teams(Themes) for a publisher?

Current implementation details: 1. Teams is configured for a story attribute (In future, there will be support for section as well)  2. User while working on a story, has to assign the story to a team by selecting the story attribute value from Advanced Inspector - > Attributes tab  3. Teams rule apply to only workspace  4. Creating teams is a DB...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Entities

Think of entities as dynamic multi-dimensional tags. An entity can be either an individual, a place, or an institution, etc. For example, you can create an entity called Rafael Nadal, of type - individual. Just as Rafael Nadal has many facets to his life in the real world, in the Quintype universe - you can store data about the different facets of R...

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Updated October 29th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story SEO

You can use SEO Metadata for Search Engine Optimization for each story. This ensures the search engines crawl through the story content so that it is displayed in the search results. Smart use of this feature will give your story maximum exposure to search engines, and thereby give you the widest readership. To specify SEO metadata for a story: In t...

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Updated October 17th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Public Preview

The Public Preview feature of Quintype allows you to share individual stories with people outside the Quintype platform, for example - sharing a story with a sponsor for review. Clicking on the preview icon in the workspace page will open the story preview page in a new tab. Simply share the URL of your current story with someone - over mail or chat...

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Updated December 5th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story Workspace

After signing on, you can view the Workspace panel The page displays the following: Add New: Enables you to create different content types. My profile: Displays your login ID and enables you to view your profile or sign out. Search bar : to search for any story in the CMS Filter : To filter out list of stories based on any of the available parameter...

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Updated October 27th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Story - Social Notifications

Use this tab to control the notifications shown to readers whenever this story is published. Additionally, you can specify messages to be used when this story is promoted on your multiple social media accounts.    ...

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Updated December 20th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Breaking News Settings

Breaking News refers to the flash news scroll that typically appears on news websites to highlight snippets of information. Breaking news settings include: Breaking news style:           Full bleed            Within the width of the container News Separators:           Dotted separators           Pipe separators Breaking news titles Breaking news sp...

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Updated January 3rd, 2023 by Rachana TR

Collections

A Collection is a group of published stories or collections referencing published stories. For example, you can create a collection - ‘Sports’ as a placeholder for all sports related stories. Or you can create a collection for a magazine issue. Another example could be - All stories of type video (or others) written by a few authors on the topic of ...

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

Landing pages

A Landing page is a page that contains a sneak peak of all the information you would like to redirect your end user to. Your homepage is your most prominent landing page, and serves as an introduction to your website and the articles within it. Your section page is similarly a landing page, which serves as an introduction to a particular section of ...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Metype Login

If a user logs in to  https://www.metype.com/dashboard , they will be able to view all the articles of their site where the comment has been posted:   If access has been granted to multiple sites for a user then they can see it in https://www.metype.com/admin under dropdown. Once the User clicks on the dropdown, a pop-up will appear with “Your sites...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Comment Manager

Whenever any comment is posted on the article, it will show up under the comment Manager. When we go to comment Manager, it will take you to “All” by default. However, you can click on “Pending”, “Approved”, “Trash”, and “Spam” to check these comments and take appropriate action.  For example, if you want to approve a comment, then you can either go...

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Updated October 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Sitemap

A Sitemap is an XML file that contains the URLs of all the pages in a website. Search engines use the sitemap as a guide to crawl through each webpage. On the other hand, if you do not want search engines to discover a webpage, the URL of that web page should be removed from the sitemap XML. Quintype generates/maintains multiple sitemaps to help sea...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Embed Metype

From this section, we can get details of metype account and all codes which are required to set up Metype,  Such as for setting metype widget, a code is shared For setting the UGC code is given For adding the live feed widget, the code is shared  This code can be copied and pasted in the desired location such as Bold, or PB to integrate this into th...

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Updated November 10th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Metype Dashbord

When a user Logs in to  https://www.metype.com/admin , they will be seeing options such as Comment Manager, Embed metype, Users and roles, Settings, and My Profile. It will appear as shown below :  ...

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Updated November 18th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Integrate Ads

Ads Integration   This includes a space for DFP network ID We support Ad manager(DFP Network ID), copy-paste the Network ID from Admanager. If the current website has the Admangager, you will be able to get the Ad manager ID from the site URL/API/v1/config. Ads Layout allow us to select 3 predefined ad/banners type with different size. Leaderboard (...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Create A Static Page

Use the Static Pages option in Quintype to create non-story/news pages for your website, that do not change content from time to time or pages that are more or less static over long periods. These pages are typically not part of story pages that your readers access day-to-day. For example, your website's privacy policy, contact us or about us pages....

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Updated November 22nd, 2022 by Rachana TR

How To Create A Section

To create a section:   In the workspace, go to Manage > Sections Click on create   to add new sections Specify the following in the  Create Section dialog.  Name -The name of the section.  Display name - The name that appears on the website.  Slug - This field gets auto-generated Select Parent Section - The parent section name, if a nested sectio...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Sections

Sections are the most fundamental methods for content categorization in Quintype. When you create a Section, two critical things happen: An associated collection is automatically created. A slug with the section name is created. A slug is the part of a URL that identifies a particular page on a website in an easy-to-read form. In other words, it’s t...

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Updated October 28th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Breaking News

Use this feature to announce 'breaking news' to your audience, bypassing the typical workflow a story goes through. You can also simultaneously publish the link to the story on your social media accounts. There are three categories of Breaking News stories. First there is the basic breaking news story, which may appear on your website as part of a n...

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Updated October 19th, 2022 by Rachana TR

Analytics - Data Collection

Quintype maintains a log of reader activity on your site. This data set is used by the Story Analytics and Report engines. Various granular events are logged every time a reader connects to your website and browses through the stories there. Each time a user connects afresh to the site, a session view event is logged. When the reader encounters thei...

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Updated October 12th, 2022 by Rachana TR

How To Create A Live Blog

Usecase: A live blog template can be handy when there are any current events happening and you wish to create a story around the event while it is occurring. Example: A cricket match, election results, verdicts of important cases. Workflow of a live blog: A live blog follows a different workflow when compared to other story templates. Here is how a ...

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