General Documentation

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

How to Copy & Paste Objects
In Ploud you can copy and paste objects such as pages, cover pages and events and much more. By using the copy and paste buttons that are displayed at the b...
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 at 3:53 PM
Instruction Video List
These videos were made for the Michigan Libraries by Sonya Norris a consultant and Project Manager for Michigan state. These videos have been added to the P...
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020 at 10:33 AM
Collection Example - Published Pages Report
In this example a collection is used to list all pages that have been published.  This example assumes you have a leat a basic knowledge on creating collect...
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020 at 12:31 PM
Collection Example - Items that are unpublished
This collection example demonstrates search criteria that are not published (Not visible by users not logged in) A good way to find out what should be publi...
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020 at 11:32 AM
Collection Example - Events Created Before a Specific Date
This collection is an example of listing events that are over 90 days old. You could use this collection to find old events that are no longer in use but ar...
Fri, 20 Mar, 2020 at 2:01 PM
Adding Tags to Content Items
Adding tags to content items allows you to categorize content. This can be useful to label content that can be easily identifiable as belonging to a specifi...
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020 at 3:44 PM
Reoccurring Event Examples Closed for the Holiday
With the  Reoccurring Events feature you can create repeating events with ease. If your not familiar with Reoccurring Events  you can learn about them here....
Wed, 1 Apr, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Collection Example - Closed for the Holidays
This collection along with reoccurring events and tags displays the days a library will be closed. If your not familiar how to create a collection find out ...
Fri, 22 May, 2020 at 12:58 PM
Cover Page Hero Tile
This article pertains to the cover page feature built in your Ploud site. If your not familiar with the cover page feature you can learn more at the followi...
Thu, 21 May, 2020 at 1:34 PM
Calendar View (Display)
There are two display views you can use for the Ploud Calendar. This does not include the LocalHop calendar. The Ploud default view for a calendar is to...
Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 2:06 PM