Content Dashboard Interface¶
Available: Liferay 7.3+.
The Content Dashboard interface has the following areas:
When you open the Content Dashboard page, you can see the Content Audit Tool (1) at the top of the page and the Contents list (2) at the button. From the Contents list, you can access the Information (3) and Content Performance (4) sidebars. These sidebars are collapsable elements that show additional information for each item in the Contents List.
To access the Information or Performance sidebar, click the Actions Menu () for the content and select the Info or View Metrics option. Alternatively, hover over the article and click the Info () or View Metrics () icons.
To access the metrics for your content in the Performance panel, you must connect the Liferay DXP instance with Liferay Analytics Cloud and synchronize your site. To learn more, see Connecting Liferay DXP to Analytics Cloud.
Accessing the Content Dashboard¶
Click on the Global Menu and, under the Content area, click Content Dashboard.
If the Global Menu is disabled, open the Product Menu and, under the Site Menu, go to Content → Content Dashboard.
Content Audit Tool¶
This tool is the graphical area at the top of the Content Dashboard page. The chart on this area represents the total number of assets for the combination of categories in the global Vocabularies you select. This chart takes into account:
Web content articles exclusively, across all Sites and Asset Libraries.
Content you have access to.
A maximum of two global Vocabularies (for the x and y axes.)
In the Content Audit Tool interface you can find:
Chart legend (1)
X-axis Categories for the first global Vocabulary (2)
Y-axis Categories for the second global Vocabulary (3)
Bar chart (4)
Customizing the Vocabularies and Categories in the Content Audit Tool¶
By default, the bar chart shows the total number of assets for each Category in the selected global Vocabularies, but you can filter this information in different ways:
Filtering categories in the chart, by clicking the Category name in the chart legend.
Changing the Vocabularies.
To change the Vocabularies:
Click on the Actions menu () in the Content Audit area.
In the dual listbox, click the Vocabulary in the Available or In Use lists and click the selection buttons ( ) to add or remove the Vocabularies you want to show.
Click the Up () and Down () buttons to order of the Vocabularies in the chart axis.
You can use a maximum of two Vocabularies defined at the Global Site level.
By default, this area shows all the content you have access to, across all sites and Asset Libraries. From here, you can sort and filter this content using built-in or custom filters. The Content Audit Tool chart changes dynamically based on the filters that you set.
In the Contents list you can find the following elements:
Filter and Sort selector (1)
Filter editor (2)
Search field (3)
List of contents (4)
In the list of contents, you can find the following columns:
|Site or Asset Library||Location of the article in the Liferay DXP instance.|
|Status||Article workflow status. Articles with more than one version in different statuses show all than statuses.|
|First Vocabulary||This is the first Vocabulary in the Content Audit Tool.|
|Second Vocabulary||The optional second Vocabulary in the Content Audit Tool.|
|Modified Date||Date or time of the last article update.|
(*) The Page () icon denotes articles based on a Display Page Template.
The First Vocabulary and Second Vocabulary columns depend on the Vocabularies you select.
For each entry in the Contents list, you can access the following options using the Actions menu () or hovering over the article and clicking the corresponding option:
View (): Opens the Display Page in view mode.
Edit (): Opens the content in edit mode.
Info (): Opens the Information sidebar.
View Metrics (): Opens the Content Performance sidebar.
You can use the View, Info, and Metrics options for content based on a Display Page Template. You can use the Edit option when you have Edit permission for the content.
Filtering and Sorting Content in the Contents List¶
To filter the content:
Click the Filter and Order drop-down menu.
Select one of the predefined filters or a custom filter (denoted by three dots) to create your own filter criteria.
Select the content you want to filter by.
The Filter Editor area shows your filters and the total number of results. To remove one or more filters, click the Close () button next to the filter’s name, or click Clear to remove all the filters and reset the Contents list. In addition to the predefined and custom filters, you can search and filter the assets in the Content View using keywords in the Search field.
To sort the content:
Click the Filter and Order drop-down menu.
Under the Order By section, select the order for the items.
Whe you close the Content Dashboard page, the default filter and sorting option are set again.