Content Manager

Overview

The Content Manager App can be regarded as a simplified version of the Appspotr CMS and the main intention of this is to manage a particular app.

Once you have created your own app through Appspotr the next step is to add content to it and update the existing content. With the Content Manager App, you can easily manage your app content anytime anywhere.

Content Manager is available as a Web application and as an iPad app (is not supported on iPhones)

In this guide, we are going to discuss how to use the Content Manager application to manage app content.

  1. Log in to your Account

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You can also reset the password if you have forgotten it.

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You will be directed to the Home Page where all your app projects are being displayed

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Profile

  1. Click on the profile icon

Your name and email will be displayed here.

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Profile Settings

When you click on profile settings you will be able to see your first name, last name and email address. You can change your name here if you want. But your email cannot be changed or edited.

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You can also change your password according to your requirement.

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Coming back to My Projects…

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You can filter projects under the Organizations if you want. And the Search Bar allows you to find a specific app easily.

In this guide, we are going to select the A1_Express (Online Shopping) to move forward.

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  1. Once you click on the selected app you will be directed to a new view.

It includes 6 sections - Analytics, Datasets, App Users, User Groups, Push Notifications and Media.

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The sidebar can be collapsed according to your liking.

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Analytics

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App Downloads : Total downloads against the platforms(iOS, Android, PWA) are displayed here

App Activity : The average time that the users spend in the app against the date

Popular Menus: The patches with the most views(Top 10 patches will be displayed)

Active Users: Active users against the platforms

You can use the time filter to filter the analytics according to the required durations and time limits

Datasets

Click on the Datasets section

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A secondary bar will open to display the available Datasets. All dataset items that have been added to each dataset in the Appspotr CMS will be visible here as well.

Add Item to a dataset

  1. Select the required Dataset

  2. Click on Add Item

  3. Fill in the fields according to your requirement

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Location - You can either search for the specific location or move the pin to the required location

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Image - You can either select from the image list or upload a new image from your local device

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Schedule Publishing - You can schedule the publishing time of the dataset, the Publish On time is mandatory but the Unpublish On time is optional. (This option will only be available if you have turned on Scheduling for the app in the Appspotr CMS)

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Notify Users - Is option is available to manage Push Notification. (This option will only be available if you have turned on Push Notifications for the app in the Appspotr CMS)

  1. Publish - You can either publish the dataset or save it as a draft. You have to use the relevant button to fulfill the requirement accordingly.

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If you want to discard the dataset that you have been creating, you can just go back and click on Discard Draft.

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Edit Dataset item

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Once you have published a dataset item, you can edit it if you want.

You have to click on the required item and you will be directed to the ‘fields view’ where you can do changes. Once you have done the changes, you can save and publish the dataset item.

App Users

Click on App Users from the side bar.

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Add User

  1. Click on Add User

  2. Fill in the fields according to your requirement

  1. Name

  2. Email

  3. Invite Type

    1. Send Invite: When you click on this, you will get an email link. Once you click on the link, you will directed to the CMS and you can sign up or sign in there

    2. Set Password: You can add a manual user by setting a password for the relevant user

Select Groups: Only the custom groups will be shown here. If the groups are not selected it will automatically select Anonymous Group

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  1. Click on Send Invitation

The new user will be added to the User List.

  1. Resetting Password - Optional

Click on the required user and click on Reset Password

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  1. Deleting User - Optional

Click on the required user and click on Delete

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User Groups

Click on User Groups from the side bar

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Create Group

  1. Click on Create Group

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  1. Add Group name

  2. Add Users - You can select the required users from the list of users of your app

  1. Click on Save

The New User group will appear on the User Group List

Once you click on a User Group you can view all the users inside of it.

If you want you can remove users by clicking on Remove here.

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To Archive or Delete the group, you can click on Group Settings.

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Note: The Send Push option here is only available if you have configured Push Notifications from the Appspotr CMS

Push Notifications

This option will only be available if you have configured Push Notifications from the Appspotr CMS

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Click on Push Notifications from the side bar.

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Create New Push Notification

  1. Click on Create New

  2. Fill in the fields according to your requirements

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  1. You can either Test the Push notification or Publish it right away.

    Note: When creating a new Push Notification you can select the Receiving groups manually, but if you click on the Send Push button on User Groups, you can create push notifications for a specific group.

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Media

Click on Media from the side bar

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Upload Media

  1. Click on Upload

You can select to add media from Camera, Gallery or Files if you are using the iPad App. And if you are using the Web Application, you can select relevant media from your computer.

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Here you have the preview option to view a media. You can click on an image or file to preview it.

You can filter the media by clicking on the All Media drop down.