Zones are used to organize content by its topic or category. For example, we can have a "Politics" zone. All content that is about politics should be placed into this zone. Pangea rely heavily on zones in order to organize the content on our web-sites.
Navigating to Zones
To open the zones management page, click the Settings tab on main navigation bar and click the Zones menu item below:
Notice the zone columns with details and actions:
Order - allows you manage the zone order
Zone Name - displays name of the zone
English Name - displays English name of the zone
Radio Program - indicate, if zone has assigned the broadcast program
Show in Archive - indicate, if zone content is shared with zone archive
Edit - edit zone details and settings
Delete - delete zone.
Additionally, you can find desired zone by using the zone filters highlighted below:
Child Zone - useful for creating sub-zones of any comprehensive topic. Child zones can only be created if you have already created a parent Top Level Zone. To create child zone, click the Add Child Zone icon action on any desired Top Level Zone, in Actions column.
Regardless of your choice, you will be taken to the following page
General Zone Options
English Name - allows you to name your zone in English language (if localized)
Parent Zone - allows you to assign the parent zone to designated zone
Social Network Username - if entered, the username gets mentioned in tweet from content associated to this zone
Right Responsive Region - allows you to assign the right region to designated zone for the responsive (mobile) pages
Zone Status - allows you to set zone visibility on web-site
You Might Also Like - allows you select the YMAL widget that will be displayed below the content of designated zone
Program Pages - allows you to associate the zone with radio or TV program
RSS Enabled - allow the zone to be displayed in RSS feed
Show in Archive - if enabled, zone will be displayed in zone archive
Enable for mobile apps - if enabled, content of the zone will be available in mobile application
Enable Content Type - allows you to associate the zone with particular types of content.
Banner, Layout and Archiving Options
Banner / Breadcrumb link - allows you to set the URL of banner/breadcrumb
Background image - allows you to set the background image of the zone
Change page layout - allows you to change the graphic layout of the zone
Enable zone archive page + related options - if Enable zone archive page option is checked, zone archive page will be displayed on your web-site. You can additionally set the archive display options using the Date, Number of Articles and archive starting date.
META Description - allows you to write a metadata description of your zone
META Keywords - allows you to write a bundle of metadata keywords for your zone.
Radio/TV program OptionsThe following options will only be available if user has associated the zone to radio or TV program:
Program Page Content - allows you to include more comprehensive content related to the program
Enable Program Index Page - if checked, /programindex.aspx page will be available
Program Image - allows you to assign an image related to the program
Radio Content Tab Selection (Radio program only) - allow you to select a specific tab that will display a link to the radio program
Hosts - allow you to assign the host of the program.
Radio/TV Podcast Options
iTunes Image - allows you to assign an image to the iTunes podcast
iTunes URL - allows you to assign the iTunes URL of podcast
iTunes Category - allows you to assign the iTunes podcast catergory of your program.