Article Directory Script Site setting has five subsections. In this article we'll look at the Banner Management System, Listing Setting, Site Themes and URL recovery. These settings control content display, ads display, design and URLs on the front end.
Banners section offers complete Ads, Google Adsense and other Ads from different affiliate networks. Snoft Article Directory has home, listing and detail page banners. Home banners are on the top of the featured articles. Bottom banners appear towards the bottom of the home page. Side banners appear left of right side bar under the categories. User can choose multiple banners for same location. Google Adsense normally does not allow more than three ads on the same page; therefore ads from other networks can be used.
Listing page banners appear on multiple pages that come under listing. They can be Top author pages, top article pages, search pages etc. The work exactly the same as it does on home page. They appear on top, bottom and side bar of the pages. Detail page banners appear on the article detail page and work in the same manner as they appear on home page and listing page.
Site owner can log in the admin panel and go in the sub-section Banners of the Site Setting section. Here he or she can add or pastes the source code of the ads, select the placing of the ads and save it. Each of the added banners will appear on the right hand side of the banner submission form. Site owner can edit or delete the banner and can change it any time.
Listing Settings section can be used to manage the display of the listing. It has recent article, editor pick or featured, rated articles, popular articles, random articles, number of featured authors and maximum listing per page. Site owner can select the number of articles that should display for each of these sections on the front end. For instance, if site owner enter 10 articles in the recent article fields, 10 articles will appear under the section Recent Articles on the front end. This feature is very powerful as the site owner control the content display for their article directory.
Site themes sub-section lets site owner to select which design he or she would like to use for his or her article directory. Article directory comes with 12 different designs with 3 different themes. Site owner can select the theme and change the look and feel of their article directory with a single click. They can have a custom theme developed and upload to the theme folder and it will appear in this section and the can choose their own theme.
Last but not the least sub-section in Site Setting is URL recovery. Sometimes the site can have broken links for unknown reasons. This is rare but it can happen. This feature allows the site owner to fix the broken links of their site. The site owner can select articles, video, static pages, authors and categories and fix the broken link for each of them or he or she can select all and this will go in the whole site and select the broken links if there are any.