Defining Collections

 collection is a set of published links that anyone with the link to the collection can view.

From the Thru Portal go to Administration > Publishing.

To define collections, expand the Publishing menu, and then select Collections.

To add a collection:

1. Click Add Collection on the top user toolbar.

The Add Publishing Collection page opens.

2. To define collection criteria:

  • Collection Page Title – Main title of the collections page and displayed at the top of the page.

  • Links Subtitle – Subtitle of the link of the collection, visible on the left side of the page when a user navigates to the link.

  • Description – Optional field to differentiate the collection from others.

  • Header – Optional field displayed at the top of the page.

  • Footer – optional field displayed at the bottom of the page.

  • Require recipient registration for downloads – Requires the user to register before downloading files.

  • Show search field – Lets users search for files with a search field.

  • Show all links when search is empty – Displays all links in collection when a user does not specify search criteria.

  • Show collection in site publishing interface – Displays under which collection the files are stored.

  • Show publishing icon near file links – Displays an icon before the file name.

3. Click Save to create the collection.

To activate, deactivate, or delete a collection:

1. Expand the Publishing menu, and then select Collections.

2. Select the check box before a collection to activate that collection

3. Clear the check box before a collection to deactivate that collection.

4. To delete a collection, select the checkbox before the collection, and then click Delete.

To link to a collection:

1. Expand the Publishing menu, and then select Collection Links.

2. Click the collection you want, and then scroll to the bottom of the page.

3. From here, you can:

  • Click Modify to change any of the features you defined when creating the collection.

  • Click Preview to view a preview of the published collection.

  • Click Script to receive the scripts for the collection links.