General Documentation

Instructions on how to perform various basic and advanced functions on your site.

Adding the Apollo Crawl Script (Texas Libraries)
Attention: In order for your crawl script to work and display book jacket images you need to subscribe to the service which is a paid service. If you have ...
Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 at 1:39 PM
Header Background Images (Slate and Hemingway Themes)
The Slate and Hemingway themes provide for a header background. These header background images are a 'design feature' that is not meant for infor...
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 at 1:47 PM
Copy and Pasting Text from Other Sources
Some libraries are finding it difficult to modify their content once it has been pasted into the Ploud WYSIWYG Editor. The reason this is happening is that,...
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019 at 2:35 PM
Restricting Files and Folders to Library Staff Only
There is a way to restrict certain content within the Ploud system and that is to not publish the content and keep in in the 'Private' state. This...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 8:33 PM
Updating the Display date of Updated content
On occasion, there is a need to update certain news items or pages. However, in some areas of the site you will see that the content object's date does...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 8:33 PM
Modify Main Site Navigation
There have been multiple requests that when there is one item in a folder, don’t make users have to use a “drop down” in the global navigation bar to reach ...
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017 at 9:48 AM
Creating Sortable Data Tables
Ploud allows you to create tables within the WYSIWYG Editor. This is an excellent way to display tabular data that needs to be viewed within a table structu...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 8:34 PM
Event Registration: reCaptcha Configuration
INTRODUCTION In order to avoid automated ‘bots’ falsely registering for your events, we have included Google’s reCAPTCHA solution. reCAPTCHA provides an ex...
Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 at 3:44 PM
Enabling Event Registration
INTRODUCTION Make sure you have completed Event Registration: reCaptcha Configuration for your site prior to completing the following steps. In the Plo...
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018 at 5:43 PM
How Users Register for an Event
ted INTRODUCTION This article assumes you have already read Enabling Event Registration and have enabled registration on at least one event on your website...
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018 at 7:55 PM