This section describes how to use the Admin tools for WPHP.
Access to the content types are available from the admin menu. No editing features or methods are available through the primary WPHP interface at this time.
Users can supply feedback for the WPHP website as a whole via the form accessible from the Feedback link in the top menu. Users must supply their full name, email address, and the content of their feedback. No user account is needed to submit comments.
Users with ROLE-ADMIN priviliges may view any feedback via the same Feedback button while logged in. The Feedback List shows all feedback, including the date the feedback was provided, the commenter’s name, email, and the full content of their feedback.
A list of recent blog posts is accessible from the menu underand from .
The Blog Post page lists all recent blog posts, including the title, status, an excerpt from the post, the complete time stamp (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM/:SS) for time posted, the user who authored the post and the blog category.
Blog posts can be created via the new tab at the top of the Blog Posts page. On the Post Creation page, a post must be given a title, excerpt, content, category, and status. A full rich text editor is available for excerpt and content input. Users can choose to provide an excerpt for the post or the excerpt field can be left blank and one will be generated automatically.
The Post Statuses page lists all current post status categories in reverse chronological order. Each status is identified by its name, label, description, whether the status makes the post public, the complete time stamp (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM/:SS) for when it was created, and the complete timestamp for when the category was last updated.
New post statuses can be created via the new button at the top of the Post Status List. A name, label, and description must be provided. The Public checkbox may be ticked to make posts with this status publicly visible.
The Post Categories page lists all current post categories in reverse chronological order. Each category is identified by its name, label (how it appears on the blog), its description, the complete time stamp (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM/:SS) for when it was created, and the complete timestamp for when the category was last updated.
New categories can be created via the new button at the top of the Post Categories page.
The Users List page shows a list of all current users account on the WPHP site. The list is organized in alphabetical order. Each entry is identified by the user’s full name, email address, institution and role.
New users can be created via the new button at the top of the User List screen.
An email is required to create a user account. A full name and institution may also be provided. The account must be enabled by an administrator before the user has access to their account. The account may be enabled when creating the user account by checking the Account Enable box. It can also be enabled at a later time by editing the user The users privileges may be assigned by selecting a user role.
After creating an account, a user with admin privileges must assign the new user a default password by selecting the user in the Edit User menu and selecting the password button.
Individual user accounts may be edited by selecting them from the User List page. The User page display information about each user including the user’s email, full name institution, whether the account has been enabled or not, the user’s last login (YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS), and the privileges the user has.
The user edit screen can be accessed via the edit button above the user information. It is identical to the create user screen and allows editing for the user’s email, full name, institution, whether the account has been enabled and the user’s role.
From the user screen, the user’s password can be change via the password button above the user’s information The password change page will prompt for a new password and a confirmation of the new password. Upon clicking update, the password for that user will be changed.
The user account may also be deleted from the user page via the delete button above the user information. A dialogue box will confirm if you want to delete the user.
ROLE_BLOG_ADMIN users can add and update content to the blog.
ROLE_COMMENT_ADMIN users can update and publish comments.
ROLE_CONTENT_ADMIN is reserved for users who have access to edit content. These permissions are not enabled at this time.
All user accounts are automatically assigned the ROLE_USER role.