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Administrator Dashboard Overview

The Dashboard is where you begin your HWD administration. It gives you an overview of your media gallery and allows quick, easy access to all sections in the administrator. You can manage all parts of your gallery from the administrator dashboard and also upload new media, or import new media from remote websites like Youtube or Vimeo.

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Administrator Media Manager Overview

The media manager gives you a logical and powerful system to view, edit and manage all your media items. You can filter the media list in numerous ways, and perform batch processing tasks to selected items. You can add and remove media from categories, groups, albums and playlists directly from the media manager. You can also publish, delete, feature, process and much more.

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Administrator Media Editing Overview

When editing media, you can edit and manage a huge amount of information. You can change the title, add a description, choose a custom thumbnail and setup access permissions for the media. You can link the media to categories, albums, groups and playlists. You can also add tags, and metadata descriptions and keywords, and much more. It is also possible to view and manipulate all files associated with the media.

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Administrator Category Manager Overview

The Category Manager allows you to view, edit and manage the media categories on your website. Manage each category individually or use the batch process to change multiple categories simultaneously. When editing categories, you can define custom thumbnails, and setup a featured media to display at the top of the category page.

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Administrator Album Manager Overview

The Albums Manager allows you to view, edit and manage the media albums on your website. Manage each album individually or use the batch process to change multiple albums simultaneously. When editing albums, you can define custom thumbnails, and setup your preferred ordering for media. You can also manage and add new media to the album directly in the administrator.

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Administrator Group Manager Overview

Groups are collections of users which share media and discussions on a common theme. The Groups Manager allows you to view, edit and manage the various groups that were created on your website. You can manage each group individually or use the batch process to change multiple groups simultaneously. When editing groups, you can define custom thumbnails, and setup your preferred ordering for media. You can also manage and add new media to the group directly in the administrator. You can also manage the users who have joined the group.

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Administrator Channel Manager Overview

User Channels allows you to access the various channels that were created on your Joomla website. Manage each channel individually or use the batch process to change multiple item properties.

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Administrator Media Editing Overview

The Playlist Manager allows you to access the various playlists that were created on your Joomla website. Manage each playlist individually or use the batch process to change multiple item properties. When editing playlists, you can define custom thumbnails, and setup your preferred ordering for media. You can also manage and add new media to the playlist directly in the administrator.

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Administrator Process Manager Overview

The process manager is the place to view, run and manage any media processing tasks. New processes will be added automatically when media is uploaded. Any queued tasks can be run directly from the administrator, and full details about the status of the process is clearly displayed in the list. From the process manager you can view the full details and logs from each individual process.

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Administrator Activities Manager Overview

The activities manager allows you to view the media activities that have occurred on your website.

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Administrator Maintenance Overview

The Maintenance page allows you to run important maintenance tasks for the gallery, including cleaning up the database and checking for any problems with files. This will clean out any information that you no longer use or need, and will make the gallery more efficient.

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Administrator Configuration Overview

Configuration gives you many options to configure the HWD component on your Joomla website. Change the layout on the site views, adjust media options, and set permissions for the media items.

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