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Media Manager

Stratics just completed a major update, introducing a great new feature: Media Albums and Gallery! You'll notice a new Menu item called Media.
  1. Stratics is proud to introduce the new Media Manager addon! You'll notice a new Menu item called Media.

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    The Media feature allows you to create albums to upload images and videos. Normal users are allowed up to 50 MB or uploads and Professional users are granted UNLIMITED upload.

    To get started, click the Menu item, then find the add Media button,
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    Next, select a category or album for you photo/video. If you don't have an album and would like to create one, then select the Album radio button, click the dropdown menu, and then select "Create Album".

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    Just fill in the blanks and select the desired privacy settings for your Album.
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    Now that you have an album, you can try out uploading media to it. Start the same as before, but now when you click on the "An Album" radio button, a new set of options will appear below. You can upload your media from a file or a URL. Hit save and you are done.

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    After uploading, you will be brought to your Album where you can see a grid view of all the media in that Album. You can also make and reply to comments on the Album.

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    When you click on your uploaded image you will see a larger version, a comment box, information about the image, download options, tagging options, zoom, and several other tools.

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    And wait, there's more! The Social Groups integrate with the Media Galleries. There is a new Media tab in your Group and uploading media is the same as described above.

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    Lastly, the Article Management System integrates with the Media Manager to provide an improved gallery.

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    You can also associate Album images with uploaded Article Galleries.

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    So, you can see that this is a full featured addon that will be useful in many ways. Enjoy!

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