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ADDING AN MEGAPASS / ALL ACCESS NETWORK SUB-SITE NOTE - THIS REQUIRES AN MegaPass / All Access Network Setup which is an optional system add-on as described on http://www.elevatedx.com/features.php and must be configured by us. Standard CMS installation...
ADD A NEW MEDIA TYPE Location Utilities To add a new media type click Utilities, Media Types, Add New Entry and fill in the appropriate information using your existing media types as reference on the proper format and the pattern that defines where th...
ADD A NEW TOUR Step 1) FTP to your server and create a folder for your new tour Step 2) Using binary transfer mode, copy the contents of your existing tour folder. Note - you do not need to copy the content/ folder. Intead, create an empty folder name...
Add a New Web Site *You'll need a blank MySQL dB and a new domain on the same server as the cms_admin. Step 1) Under the Gear Icon in the right hand cormer select the "Sites" link. Click "Add a new entry" on the bottom right side Step 2) Enter the doma...
ADD A WATERMARK TO ADD A WATERMARK FOR MEMBER'S AREA PHOTOS: Step 1) Upload your watermark image via FTP to your site's member's area /content/ folder. Due to its ability to preserve transparency, a PNG file works best. CHMOD the image 755 or 777. T...
/video_tutorials/6-add-and-manage-models.mp4 Add and Manage Models Step 1) Rollover the "Models" Tab at the top of the page (or Plug-Ins >> Models >> Manage). Step 2) Click "Add a New Model/Add a New Entry" The following page displays a field for addi...
ADD CONTENT TO A TOUR Step 1) Login to your CMS admin panel. Click the Tours icon (or Plug-Ins/Manage Tours). If the icon is not listed in your top icon bar you can add it by clicking Toolbar Configuration on the left side menu. Step 2) Click Manage C...
ADD DVD DATA FIELDS Extra fields allow you to insert custom variable tags into your pages that are associated with a DVD. This is useful for adding data that is non-searchable. Examples might be a release date, store link or VOD purchase URL, mini revie...
ADD EXTRA FIELDS Extra fields allow you to insert custom variable tags into your pages that are associated with a set, model, category of 2257 record. This is useful for adding data that is non-searchable. Examples might be a person rating of an update,...
/video_tutorials/11-add-google-analytics.mp4 ADD GOOGLE ANALYTICS For CMS installations or upgrades later than March, 2012 your /smarty/smarty_folder/general/page_top.tpl template should already contain the Google Analytics code between the
ADD NATS CODE TO TOURS To add NATS code to a tour you'll need to use the following code tag for the join link, changing the link as needed to point to the correct location of your signup page. This can be entered in your admin panel by clicking Edit for...
ADD TEMPLATE FIELDS Template fields allow you to insert custom variable tags into your pages. This is useful for adding elements that you may need to change without wanting to edit the templates each time. Examples might be a contact email address or a ...
Add Trailers to the Tour Step 1) Upload the trailer video to your tour folder's site root, for example www.mysite.com/ If you want to put your trailer videos into a folder (we suggest this) you will need to create a folder called /trailers/ inside your ...
Adding Multiple Languages Step 1) Click Gear Icon(Settings), select Multi-Language Setup. English is the default. There is no need to create an entry for English. Step 2) Click Add a New Entry. Enter a name for the language e.g. French. You may specify...
Is there a way to Batch add content sets to a tour? Like in the Batch Tool? Not in the batch tool directly, but you can add them in a batch by going to your Tour Manager(On the left hand side quick menu). Select "Manage Content" for the tour of your ch...
This guide wil cover importing multiple sets of content into the system using scan and batch tools. 1) Go to Utilities >> Impoirt Export >>Scan And Add New Sets Select a date for all new sets to be set to use. ( This will scan and identify all set folde...
BATCH SCHEDULE UPDATES Location - Sets This enables bulk/batch scheduling of updates either by date or by time release. Step 1) Check the box(es) of the set(s) you want to include in the bulk scheduling. Step 2) Select either Option 1 or Option 2. ...
CHANGE TOUR AND MEMBER AREA TEXT There are 2 different types of text that can be edited within the admin panel without editing any of the page templates. One is the general text, top navbar text and copy that appears throughout the site. The other is te...
CMS QUICK START GUIDE STEP 1) THE FIRST TIME YOU LOGIN - Protect your CMS admin panel by setting up an administrator login. Go to your CMS admin panel URL. Click the Administrator Access link on the left side. You'll want to create logins for administ...
CROP VIDEO THUMBNAILS FOR PREVIEW THUMBS Step 1) Click the Content tab and select "Manage Content Sets" Step 2) Click Thumbs next to the video set you wish toedit Step 3) Click Select and crop a thumb from this set in the black bar Step 4) In the Pr...
/video_tutorials/5-custom-pages.mp4 CUSTOM PAGES Custom Pages is free feature update in the most recent version of Elevated X 3.2. It allows you to display standard HTML code into page templates in your members and tour areas of your site. Each custom ...
You can do this by creating a valid username(members account) for the owner with your biller. After this is done, in the CMS admin panel go the Gear Icon >> Users >> find the valid user and click the 'edit' link. Click the checkbox for "Show All Updates" ...
Memcache enables you to store the queries in RAM on your dB server to decrease page load times and prevent query files from being written to the server. After your host has made the changes to your server and provided you with the IP address, port numbe...
You can export sets between sites via the 'export sets' function located in the 'Utilities' area of your CMS admin panel. Click the 'Utilities' tab, then click on the "Export Sets' button, then follow the directions below. 1) Select the sets you wish to ...
GALLERY BUILDER Step 1) FTP to your server and located your cms_admin/smarty folder. Inside the smarty folder for each site is a folder named gallerybuilder which contains your gallery templates. Using the included default templates as a guide you will ...
/video_tutorials/16-gallery-builder-data-variables-ccbill.mp4 Free Hosting Gallery Tool Data Fields with CCBill work like this: If you want to pass an argument called "PA", then create a data variable named "PA" http://< domain name >/cms_admin/plugin...
This article is a guide for hosts on steps needed to upgrade PHP from 5.2 to 5.3, or 5.3 to 5.4. In order to be able to use newer builds of PHP, there are a couple steps that will have to be performed on the host end before upgrading PHP. Step 1) Inst...
In the version 4.0 PHP templates, to change the members area header image simply upload your header image over the existing members header image via FTP to the following location: /members/images/header/members_header.jpg To replace the headers( we cal...
The CMS does not manage members or members area access. Usually, your biller(CCBill, Epoch, Verotel, Etc.) will work with you and your host to secure the area and to make sure they have control of adding, editing, and removing users based on billing. Wh...
If you have a new source file type that is not currently in the setup that you wan to use as a source for creating new file formats, this guide will help you create a new soyrce entry so the system knows to look for your new file type as a source for the ...
Sometimes you want to replace photos for a set without removing the set entirely because it has videos that are present. This guide walks you through the multi-step process of removing old photos and adding new photos and processing them to an existing se...
HOW TO MAKE A FILE WRITEABLE (CHMOD 777) Our system requires that the content files and directories are set to be writable (chmod 777) and this guide will help you. TELNET * Connect to your web server with your telnet software * Change directory ...
You can copy existing episode style tours to create new tours. 1) Have your host copy all the files in the current tour, to the location of the new tour.(perhaps /tour2/ ) 2) Once this is done, in the admin, create a new tour entry by pressing "add a ne...
How to arrange your content on the server when using the Transcoder plugin: The CMS system looks in your members area for a specific folder to find content for your site: example:     /members/content/upload/ Each set of content you add into the system...
The Elevated X CMS system can be setup to use .jpg images as source materials for the thumbnail creation for all preview thumbnails. When you upload the content for a set you would also upload a folder full of images to use for thumbnails(either  members ...
EXPORT A DATABASE VIA PHPMYADMIN Step 1) Either select the database you wish to use from the dropdown on the left side of the screen - OR - If you only have access to one database, click that database link (in this case, development_dev01) on the left. ...
IMPORT / EXPORT Location - Utilities/Batch Operations This feature allows sharing of settings between sites. Media Types, Categories, Extra Fields, Template Fields Full Size and Thumbnail image settings, Zip settings and Tour settings can be shared betw...
This guide will tell you how to enable the Live Cam Show feature of version 4.0 and above of the Elevated X Pro CMS. You'll want to make sure you are using the PHP version of our free templates which are available for download in 4 variations.( https://su...
MOVING THE ELEVATED X CMS TO ANOTHER SERVER If your host copies everything including domains and keeps the system paths the same on the new server as they are now you should be set. The IONCube license is tied to the domain name in your Elevated X licen...
Optimize JPEGs: Optimize JPEG images is an optional process that reduced the file size of generated images by up to 20%. It uses MozJPEG 2 or 3(3 recommended). You can access the function by navigating to your CMS admin panel, Utilities >> Optimize JPEG...
REMOVE AND RE-IMPORT CONTENT Step 1) Click Sets, click Edit to open the content set and then ONLY check the box that says "Remove Content from this Set" and click the Edit Entry button. Step 2) Re-open (edit) the set and check the boxes for Full Size ...
RENAMING OR MOVING A MEMBERS AREA Step 1) Rename the folder or move the files to the new location Step 2) In your cms admin panel, click "Setup" for the domain/site the files belong to. Edit the content and backup paths to reflect the new folder name....
In order to upgrade Smarty templates to no longer use the JW player, please perform the following: 1) Download the newest version of the PHP templates from here: https://support.elevatedx.com/newest_templates.php [https://support.elevatedx.com/newest_tem...
In order to upgrade PHP templates to no longer use the JW player, please perform the following: 1) Download the newest version of the PHP templates from here: http://support.elevatedx.com/newest.php [http://support.elevatedx.com/newest.php] 2) Within th...
SCHEDULE INDIVIDUAL CONTENT ITEMS To start with, click the Sets icon. On the main Set page select a set to manage and click the "Preview" link next to the set. This will load a page that shows you each individual piece of content within the set. This al...
/video_tutorials/17-set-up-a-mobile-members-area.mp4 UPDATE:  These instructions are for  using Smarty Templates. New PHP templates are responsive and should auto size to whichever screen you are viewing from. You can still set up a dedicated mobile are...
WHY USE MOD_AUTH_TOKEN. The mod_auth_token module is a free apache module that can be used to work around playback issues when using simple password management in Apache. Several devices (such as android devices) have issues playing back movies that hid...
SETTING UP WOWZA/RED5/MOD_H264: Wowza/RED5/Mod_h264 support is already coded into 3.2 and 4.0 templates. Here's how to configure it. Step 1) Have your host set up a Wowza/RED5 URL such as rtmp://members.yoursite.com/foldername/ where members.yoursite.co...
If you want to add or update content to a set that is previously in the system you can do the following: 1) Add the content to the set you wish to update on the server and make sure permissions are there. 2) Edit the set in the CMS and click the save b...
USE A CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK (CDN) Note - This is not part of our standard installation. Use of our tech support staff for assistance with CDN will result in additional support charges. More details on the different options for CDNs are listed below...
USE BATCH FEATURES TO ADD CONTENT SETS The batch features allow for bulk processing of functions and operations. Normally you will add a set and then wait for the system to resize, watermark, create thumbs, zips, and so on. By using the batch features y...
Use Limited Trials With NATS and Billers Step 1) Make sure your site has been setup with a working limited trial setup in its own trial folder. Step 2) In your site's trial folder edit the 'cmsinclude.ini.php' file and include the trial id number in the...
In a standard tour, you can't use GIF files as thumbnails. The easiest way around this, for now, is to tell your system to use your members area thumbnails instead. This will require changing some code within your standard tour. HERE'S AN EXAMPLE: ...
Using SSL and https: in your front facing areas. As of 2017 Google will soon begin penalizing sites without HTTPS:// We strongly recommend using SSL for your front facing site areas. If you need an SSL certificate, here is a link for 25% off at GoDaddy ...