The Frequently Asked Questions module supports multiple categories with unlimited entries.
⇒ Since BIGACE 2.5
The output is fully customizable, cause the module uses a smarty template for rendering. Please have a look on the available Smarty TAGs.
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Install and then apply the “FAQ” module to a page of your choice.
Open it and you should see the default entry, that comes with each installation. You can now choose a different section or even a different Template.
If you want to be able to show a different section, depending on a URL Parameter, you can set the “Section GET Parameter”. Lets assume you added “section” there, then you can call the page with the GET parameter http://www.foo.de/faq.html?section=2 and display the section 2 instead of the configured section.
The FAQ module comes with a set of permissions, you need to assign to the user groups that are going to administrate the FAQ content:
What the permissions do:
Start screen with listing of FAQ sections and the amount of entries for each section:
After choosing the categors Test, two (or one if you have no permission to create entries) new tabs open:
If you have the permission to create entries, this is the tab where you add one:
With the Version 1.1 for BIGACE 2.5, the Database layout changed. The both versions are not compatible! Assuming, that you do not have any data in the tables “cms_generic_entries”, “cms_generic_mappings” and “cms_generic_sections” you can use the following SQL for the migration:
INSERT INTO cms_generic_entries SELECT * FROM cms_faq_entries; INSERT INTO cms_generic_mappings SELECT * FROM cms_faq_mappings; INSERT INTO cms_generic_sections SELECT id, cid, "faq", name FROM cms_faq_sections;
If you did not use the default database prefix “cms_” replace it in the SQL Statements with your prefix!