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Geobase Modules

Geobase modules are a great way to feature your listings on landing pages and article pages. Below you will find instructions for creating and configuring each of the available Geobase modules. 

To create a Geobase module: 

1. Click on the Content Manager

2. Click New Content Module.

3. Chose from the three available Geobase modules.

 

Available Geobase Modules:

1. Geobase Accordion

This creates an accordion drop down of multiple selected Geobases with categories to choose from. 

To create, fill in the following fields. 

• Title: Enter a title for your module. This is the title that will appear in Rivista only - it will not appear on the front end of your website. 

• Published?: Select Yes if you want the Geobase module to be visible on your site.

• Module Title: Enter a title for the module here. This is the title that will appear on your site (i.e. Restaurant Guide).

• Select GeoBases, Filter Fields and Pages: Select the Geobase to display in this module. This list is populated from the GeoBases found in the GeoBase Editor. Optionally, select a filter field and/or a page url to specify which landing page should be used for the Geobase links.

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2. Geobase Filters

This inserts a Geobase search widget with selected category drop downs.

To create, fill in the following fields. 

• Title: Enter a title for your module. This is the title that will appear in Rivista only - it will not appear on the front end of your website. 

• Published? : Select Yes if you want the Geobase module to be visible on your site.

• Module Title: Enter a title for the module here. This is the title that will appear on your site (i.e. Restaurant Guide).

• Select Geobase: Select the Geobase to display in the module. Each Geobase should have one module.

• Select Geobase Page: Select a Geobase page to use when building links. If left blank, Rivista will find the first geobase page that contains the selected Geobase.

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3. Geobase Listings

This allows you to feature Geobase listings on pages with this module. Typically displayed in the right rail.

To create, fill in the following fields. 

• TitleEnter a title for your module. This is the title that will appear in Rivista only - it will not appear on the front end of your website. 

• Published?: Select Yes if you want the Geobase module to be visible on your site.

• Module Title: Enter a title for the module here. This is the title that will appear on your site (i.e. Restaurant Guide).

• Randomize listings?: Setting this to Yes will return a randomized set of listings. Note that in order for this to work, the Geobase randomization setting needs to be enabled in the Administration > Settings for the application as well. Additionally, it is important to understand that the randomization process occurs once per day, not upon every page refresh.

• Maximum number of listings: The maximum number of items to show in the list.

• Listing type: Select the listing type or types to include in the list.

• Select Geobase: Select the Geobase to display in this module. Each Geobase should have one module.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The filters (options that appear beneath the Search bar on the module) will only appear if you have set up custom fields in the geobase and you have set the fields to be filters.  For more info on custom fields, click here.

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