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Search and Browse

Content can be found on your website by searching or browsing. Search: when you look for a file by file name, keyword or phrase Browse: when you look through galleries of media on different topics To view files on your site you can initially only search for them. However as you begin to create galleries, [...]

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Ordering files

Users can order individual items off your site. As the administrator you can choose whether you want to approve or not approve that order. Below are tutorials in video and a text with illustrations formats. To view the video larger, at the bottom of the video frame either click on the “enter full screen” icon [...]

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Commenting System

The Commenting System allows users to give feedback on the content on your site.  This can be useful for gathering information about items in your collection. Instructions for using the commenting system are given below in both video form and in text with illustrations.  This functionality is only available on MEMAT’s heritage sites. To view [...]

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Administrating MEMAT

When logged in as the system administrator you have the ability to carry out tasks that no other login has permission to do. Below are instructions, both in video and in text and picture form, for administering a MEMAT site. To view the video larger, at the bottom of the video frame either click on [...]

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Using lightboxes

Lightboxes are useful for making a selection of media files and even sharing that selection with others. In the past, physical light boxes consisted of an opaque perspex with a light behind. Slides were placed on the perspex and then looked at using a magnifying glass of some kind.  On your website a lightbox is [...]

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Introduction to logins

There are 3 types of MEMAT login: 1) User login 2) Contributor login 3) Administrator login Below is an introduction to the functionality available to each of these logins given in video form and in text with illustrations. To view the video larger, at the bottom of the video frame either click on the “enter [...]

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Use your CRM

MEMAT 3 has been integrated with the professional Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system – SugarCRM. This tool helps you to manage the users who sign up on your website. Below are instructions in video form and text form on how to use the CRM to manage the permissions your users have on your site. To [...]

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Get a MEMAT site designed

MEMAT sites are easy to customise, but you do need a web designer’s help. How much help depends on what you already have in place. STEP 1: If you have no logo or branding you need to get that done first. STEP 2: You need a top and bottom include developed for your site which [...]

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Marking release information

By logging in as the administrator on your site you can edit the model and property release information about your images. If you have multiple contributors to your site you will need to login as each contributor to edit their images. NOTE: it is also possible to edit the model and property release information about [...]

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Image usage pricing

These are the rates used on MEMAT 3.0 ecommerce sites for South African buyers. When our sales staff are negotiating rights for images on www.africamediaonline.com discounts may be given for NGO’s, bulk deals and various other reasons. All prices exclude VAT: Rights Managed images: Text book: inside; one language; one territory – R450 Text book: [...]

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