Adding a Church Document

Any Church Document posted to the site must be in PDF format – do not post original source documents (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.).

Add a Church Document to the site

  1. Select Media > Add New to open the Upload New Media Page
  2. If using the multi-file uploader:
    1. Click on the Open Bulk Edit area button.
    2. Click on the Church Documents attachment category.
    3. Select the file you wish to upload and drag/drop it onto the bulk uploaded window (indicated by the dotted lines). The file(s) will be automatically uploaded into the Media Library and will tagged with the Church Documents attachment category.
    4. Select Edit for the newly upload file you wish to edit – the Edit Media page for the uploaded document will be displayed.
    5. Click in the Caption text box. Enter the caption to be displayed for this document, for example “This is a Church Document”.
    6. Ensure the Church Documents attachment category is selected.
    7. Click on the Update button to save these changes.
  3. If using the Browser Uploader:
    1. Click on the Browse… button to select a file for upload.
    2. After the appropriate file is selected click on the Upload button. The file will be uploaded into the Media Library.
    3. When the upload is complete the Media Library will be opened.
    4. Select the file you’ve just uploaded – the Attachment Details window will be opened.
    5. Select Edit more details to open the Edit Media page for the uploaded document.
    6. Click in the Caption text box. Enter the caption to be displayed for this document, for example “This is a Church Document”.
    7. Select the Church Documents attachment category.
    8. Click on the Update button to save these changes.
  4. If you’ve tagged the document with the appropriate metadata (Caption, Attachment Category) then using the Publications > Church Documents menu selection on the website will display this document in the listing of all Church Documents.
    1. If the file is not displayed ensure that the file is tagged with the Church Documents attachment category – this MUST be selected for the document to be included in the listing.
    2. If the file is displayed but with a blank or incorrect text caption ensure that the file has the appropriate Caption entered.

Changing Church Documents Display Order

  1. Open the Media Library Assistant by selecting Media > Assistant.
  2. Select Church Documents from the filter dropdown menu; click on the Filter button.
  3. You will see the Menu Order displayed for each document tagged with the Church Documents attachment category. The documents are displayed from highest Menu Order to lowest.
  4. To change the Menu Order value for a document move the cursor over the document you wish to alter – select the Quick Edit link.
  5. When the abbreviated edit menu is displayed modify the Menu Order value based on where you want the document to show up in the list of Church Documents.
  6. Click on the Update button.
  7. Select the Publications > Church Documents menu selection on the website to review the display order of the Church Documents.