The Alerts template adds models, workflows, and pages so that you can create an up-to-the-minute alert procedure. It also adds the same content as some other templates. See our other articles about:
Therefore, we'll only review the content not included in these other articles.
It adds the Alert model to hold data about alerts.
See our knowledge base article, Create a new model.
The template also adds a workflow, which sends a reminder notification to the alert content owner three days before the alert date to refresh the content:
See our knowledge base article, Create a workflow.
Another workflow auto-retires expired alert content a day after the date of the alert by setting the status to retired and sending a notification to the owner:
See our knowledge base article, Add a new page.
You have two, page actions on this page, one opens the About Alerts page in a modal window:
See our knowledge base article, Configure your page settings.
The other opens the Alert page in a modal window so you can add new alerts:
We've configured the list on the Alerts page so that when you select the item, the Alert Preview page opens in a modal window:
The Edit page action opens the Edit Alert page, which, when you open it with an item in context, the page displays a Delete action.
The template also installs an Alerts search object.
It adds an "Alerts" filter to the search page. See our knowledge base article, Add search content and design how your search results appear on pages.
Remember to see the list of other template items installed mentioned previously in this article.