What is a publication ? What is it for ? The publication system permits you to write articles together, to communicate some knowledge or information you want to share. In the publication section, it's not about making a topic to answer each other, but to write together, to share, to make unique content that puts in common the knowledge of everybody : tutorials, articles, news, recipes, etc... That kind of content is an alternative to the forum topics. It's optimized for the users on mobiles. It is also available on the platforms public boards which you can see here: Public Article and Ad Board published articles on the Publisher will go viral with not just your own efforts and help, but the help of a major company also.
How to modify the publications permissions ?
The permissions of the publications can be modified in order to define which users, members or groups can publish, modify, moderate or read those contents. To do it, you have to look for the "Publications" moderation in the "Modules" part of your administration panel.
How to moderate the publications ?
Each new publication has to be moderated by someone before being published. Indeed, before being available online for the users, a publication has to be approved by the moderators of this section.
In this way, several members can take part of a publication redaction in order to enhance its content. Each version of the publication will have to be moderated before the members and visitors can see it.
How to access the publication section ?
You can access the publication section by using the main menu of the forum, and then going on the "Publication" button. The publications section has a modern, minimalist and ergonomic design, which is totally independant from the rest of the forum. The purpose is to be 100% compatible with the mobile pages and the AMP project. Note: At this time, only moderators and Team Staff can see the icon for publications. This may or may not change in the future. The reason is so that only some information about our website or course updates or classes be here.
What is the AMP project ?
The "Accelerated Mobiles Pages" project (or AMP) is an open source initiative, held up by several search engines such as Google. It allows the editors to create content easily and to load it automatically everywhere. If you want to know more about AMP : www.ampproject.org.
As a result, the pages which are compatible with AMP have accelerated loading and a better SEO on the search engines.