Frequently Asked Questions v2
Normally you will want either a Item listing, Full text or Static Page view.
- Item Listing - these
are used like the main Index view to generate a list of some or all the items
in a slice.
- Fulltext View - these
are used to display a single item.
Digest - not sure what these are.
- Discussion - used for
- View of Constants - used to display
list of constants (ie. categories).
- RSS Exchange - used
to exchange items with Content Management Systems that use this standard
- Static Page - these
are a bit like macros, they are not related to a specific item or slice, but
can be used where the same content, or parameterised content is needed on many
exchange - used to view items on a site without AA installed.
- URL Listing - special view used mainly for creating list of links to all articles in the slice, which is used for search robots and fulltext indexers like Google, HtDig or MnoGoSearch. It is very similar to Item Listing, but
you can use just very limited set of fields and aliases, so there is no
problem with "memory limit".
- Calendar view is a
complex view used for showing event items within a monthly calendar.
Link listing and Category
listing views are used for Links module
- you can customize the design of links listing and category listing just like
jot normal AA items. The usage is analogous to Item listing and is quite
simple, but deep documentation of those views wait for someone, who will have
resources to document Links module.
Last Edit: Aug 17 2011
<aafaq id=1744> ~ToDo: 1744 What are the different kinds of Views on the Admin->Views page? </aafaq>
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