Dashboard

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 and also upload new media.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Dashboard

  1. Dashboard quick links..
  2. Welcome message and support links.
  3. Recent activity in HWD.

Media Manager

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. Add and remove media from categories, groups, albums and playlists directly from the media manager.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Media List Manager

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Media search filters.
  3. Media list.
  4. Pagination.
  5. Powerful tools for batch operations.

Edit Media

The Edit Media page allows you to edit and manage an individual media item. 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 other categories, albums, groups and playlists. It is also possible to view and manipulate the files associated with the media from the manager.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Edit Item page

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Media information and category links.
  3. Media parameters.

Category manager

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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Categories

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Media search filters.
  3. Media list.
  4. Pagination.
  5. Powerful tools for batch operations.

Edit Category

The Edit Category page allows you to edit and manage an individual category. Add a description, choose a custom thumbnail and setup the access permissions for the category.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Edit Category page

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Category name, description and core options.
  3. Category parameters and metadata.
  4. Category access permissions.

Albums Manager

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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Albums Manager

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Album search filter.
  3. Album list.
  4. Pagination.
  5. Powerful tools for batch operations.

Groups Manager

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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Groups Manager

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Group search filters.
  3. Group list.
  4. Pagination.
  5. Powerful tools for batch operations.

User Channels

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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the User Channels

  1. Common Joomla Item Options.
  2. Joomla backend search filter
  3. Channel item list.
  4. Joomla pagination.
  5. Batch options for multiple items.

Playlist Manager

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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Playlist Manager

  1. Common Joomla Item Options.
  2. Joomla backend search filter
  3. Playlist items.
  4. Joomla pagination.
  5. Batch options for multiple items.

Activities

Activities allows you to view, edit and manage the user activities that were created on your website. Manage each activity individually or use the batch process to change multiple items simultaneously.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Activities

  1. Core task buttons.
  2. Activity search filter.
  3. Activity list.
  4. Pagination.
  5. Powerful tools for batch operations.

Maintenance

Maintenance allows you to clean up the database for HWD on your Joomla website. This will clean out any information that you no longer use or need.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Maintenance

  1. Run the processes.
  2. Processes that are being cleaned up.

Documentation

Configuration

Configuration gives you several 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.

Click the thumbnail on the left to view the Configuration

  1. Joomla Edit Options.
  2. Configuration Options.
  3. Option Parameters.

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