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Product Tracks

Used for creating new, editing, managing order, publishing, unpublishing and setting global options of tracks shown.

How to access

  • Select Extensions → MyMuse→ Products from the drop-down menu of the Joomla! Administrator Panel. Then select a product and click Tracks: ProductTracks
  • Click the Products link in the submenu. Then select a product and click Tracks: ProductTracks

Tracks

Make sure you save changes to the product before heading to the Tracks page.

Tracks List

MyMuse Product   Tracks List   Administration

 

Tracks List Toolbar

MyMuse Product   Tracks List Toolbar  Administration

  • Upload Tracks. Leads to the Media Manager page for tracks. If you have placed the Download Directory outside the "images" folder, in MyMuse->Store->Download Options, you will have to use FTP to upload your tracks. The Media Manager cannot go outside the "images" directory.
  • Upload Previews. Leads to the Media Manager page for previews.
  • Edit Track. Click on a track's checkbox then on the Edit Icon to edit. You can also click on the track's title to edit.
  • New Track. Click on the New icon to create a new track for your product.
  • All Tracks. Click on the All Tracks icon to create a listing for all your tracks. When acustomer orders this they get access to download
    all the tracks on the album.
  • Delete Tracks. Select one or more tracks with their checkboxes, then delete.
  • Return to Product. Leave the tracks page and return to the parent product.

Column Headers

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value. The list will be sorted in order by that column and a sort icon will show next to the column name.

  • Ordering. Up-Down ArrowsHelp30-Ordering-colheader-icon.png User specified ordering, default is order of item creation. When active, drag and drop ordering by 'click and hold' on the bars icon Help30-Ordering-colheader-grab-bar-icon.png then 'release' in desired position.
  • Checkbox. Check this box to select one or more items. To select all items, check the box in the column heading. After one or more boxes are checked, click a toolbar button to take an action on the selected item or items. Many toolbar actions, such as Publish and Unpublish, can work with multiple items. Others, such as Edit, only work on one item at a time. If multiple items are checked and you press Edit, the first item will be opened for editing.
  • Status. (Published/Unpublished/Featured/Trashed/ARchived) The published status of the item.
  • Title. The title of the track.
  • Access. The viewing level access for this item.
  • Price. The price you have assigned.
  • Discount. The discount if any.
  • File Name. The actual name of the downloadable file.
  • File Size. The size of the download file.
  • Preview Name. The name of the preview file, if any. If possible, MyMuse will show a play button with the preview.
  • Downloads. The number of downloads.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays 0 until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.

New/Edit Track

 Toolbar

MyMuse Product   Tracks Edit Tabs   Administration

 Details Tab

MyMuse Product   Tracks Edit   Administration

  • Title: (Required) The title of the track.
  • File Type: Audio, Video or Other.
  • Alias: The internal name of the item, also used in the URL when SEF is activated. Normally, you can leave this blank and Joomla! will fill in a default value.
  • File Time: If this is an mp3, MyMuse will try to read the tag for length. Or you can fill this in by hand.
  • SKU: (Required) A unique Store Keeping Unit.
  • Ordering: Change the ordering. This is usually easier in the Tracks listing page.
  • Price: The price assigned. If you have chosen "Price by Product" this will be shown at the parent product level.
  • Discount: Any current discount you want on the track.
  • Status.The published status of this item.
    • Published: Item is visible in the front end of the site.
    • Unpublished: Item is will not be visible to guests in the front end of the site. It may be visible to logged in users who have edit state permission for the item.
  • Access. Select the viewing access level for this item from the list box. The access levels that display will depend on the what has been set up for this site in Users→Access Levels. Note that access levels are separate from ACL permissions. Access levels control what a user can see. ACL permissions control what actions a user can perform.
  • Featured. Yes/No. If Yes  item will be shown in the Featured Tracks menu item.
  • Language. Select the language for this item. If you are not using the multi-language feature of Joomla, keep the default of 'All'.
  • Detail Image. For videos, an image to display when not playing. Also called the Poster.
  • Select other Categories: The track will get the Main Category and Artist from the Parent. In certain views it could show under other categories.
  • We Recommend: In certain views these can be included in the "Recommended Section"
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number.

 

 Track Tab

MyMuse Product   Tracks Edit Track   Administration

  • Download Path: Determied by your choices of Download Directory and Download Directory Type in the Store->Download Options.
  • Select a file: A select box to select files from the directory at  Downolad Path.
  • Download Path: The path to this products files /path/to/your/site/images/A_MyMuseDownloads/main-category-alias/product-alias
  • File Name: If a file has been uploaded, it's name will appear here. It is best to name files alpha-numerically with no spaces or non alpha-numeric characters.
  • File Alias:
  • File Length: in MegaBytes
  • Number Downloads. How many times has it been downloaded.
  • Delete Item. Remove the association of this file with the track.

Preview Tab

MyMuse Product   Tracks Edit Preview   Administration

  • Preview Path: Determied by your choices of Preview Directory and Download Directory Type in the Store->Download Options.
  • Select a file: A select box to select files from the directory at  Downolad Path.
  • File Name: Once saved, the chosen preview will show here.
  • Delete Item. Select and save to remove the association of this preview with this track.

All Tracks

The "All Tracks" option allows you to create a track that adds all the other tracks to a customer's order when purchased.

MyMuse Product   All Tracks   Administration

All Tracks Fields

  • Title. (Required) The title of the track.
  • Alias. The internal name of the item. Normally, you can leave this blank and Joomla! will fill in a default value.
  • SKU. A unique Store Keeping Unit
  • Ordering. The order the item apepars in the tracks list.
  • Number Downloads. How many times has it been ordered.
  • Price. The price assigned.
  • Discount. The current discount if any.
  • Status.The published status of this item.
    • Published: Item is visible in the front end of the site.
    • Unpublished: Item is will not be visible to guests in the front end of the site. It may be visible to logged in users who have edit state permission for the item.
  • Access. Select the viewing access level for this item from the list box. The access levels that display will depend on the what has been set up for this site in Users→Access Levels.
    Note that access levels are separate from ACL permissions. Access levels control what a user can see. ACL permissions control what actions a user can perform.
  • Featured. Coming in future release.
  • Language. Select the language for this item. If you are not using the multi-language feature of Joomla, keep the default of 'All'.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays 0 until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.