Creating News and Support in Contentful

Overview

After you have uploaded a game, you can also add support or news section into Player Portal or Launcher by using Contentful. AccelByte uses Contentful to manage published contents both in Player Portal or Launcher. In doing so, you need to have your own contentful account.

How to Add News in Contentful

  1. Login into Contentful account using your own credentials. The Content page will appear.

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  1. After that, click the Add Entry dropdown list to select to add a desired content. In this documentation, news is selected as an example.

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  1. Then, the untitled news page will appear.

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  1. Add the content title in the Title (required) box.

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Once the content updated through CMS adaptor, the title will look like this in the Player Client Application:

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  1. Then, you can add an author by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button or link the draft you are creating to the existing entry (if you already have one) by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button.

  2. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new page will appear where you should input the author in the provided field.

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  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear where you have to find the existing entry. You can filter the entry by clicking the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful.

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Once the content updated through CMS adaptor, the author will look like this in the Player Client Application:

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  1. Once you are done, create your content in the content panel. Here, you can manage your content by using the provided tools such as inserting media, full preview, insert link and others. You can also format your content in markdown, in doing so you can edit your content in the editor mode and then see the result in the preview mode by clicking the Editor or Preview tab.

For more markdown resource, click the markdown cheatsheet button.

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Once the content updated through CMS adaptor, the content will look like this in the Player Client Application:

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  1. Then, you can also add a content summary in the Excerpt panel. Here, you can also edit the content in the Editor tab and see the preview in the Preview tab.

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Once the content updated through CMS adaptor, the excerpt will look like this in the Player Client Application:

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  1. Once you are done with your content, you can create a new media asset and link to make it easier for you to organize your media and links in your content by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button. You can also link the media and link in your content to the existing assets if you already have one by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button.

  2. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new page will appear. A new page will appear where you will create a new asset.

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  1. In the Title box, input the title of the asset that you are creating.

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  1. In the Description box, give a description of the asset that you are creating.

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  1. After that, drag and drop file that you want to upload from your directory to the File box or click the Or open file selector button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to select the images directly from your directory.

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  1. Once you are done creating the asset, click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button to go back to the support edit page. Here, your newly created asset will appear.

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  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear. Here, you can select the media assets that already in the database by typing the name of the asset in the provided box or to make it easier, you can click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to filter the Assets.

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  1. Once you have selected the assets, click the Insert selected assets button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to proceed or click the Cancel button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to cancel the process.

  2. You can also add tags and links to your published content, in doing so, you can create a new tags by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button. You can also link your content to the existing tags in your database by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button .

  3. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new page will appear where you need to input the new tag.

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  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear. Here, you can select which tag entry you want to use in the provided box or click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful.

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  1. Once you are done, click the Insert selected entries button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to proceed or click the Cancel button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to cancel the process.

  2. Up to this point, you have already set up all the required contents in Contentful. You can directly publish the content by clicking the Publish button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful.

  3. You can also save the content as archive by clicking the dropdown arrow button.

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How to Add Support in Contentful

  1. Login into Contentful account using your own credentials. The Content page will appear.

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  1. After that, click the Add Entry dropdown list to select to add a desired content. In this documentation, support is selected as an example.

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  1. Then, the untitled support page will appear.

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  1. Add the content title in the Title (required) box.

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  1. Select Yes in the Show as Main Category if you want to make the support page you are creating as the main support page or select No if you do not want to make the support page as the main support page.

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  1. Then, you can add add Icon to your support page.

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  1. Click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to create a new icon and make the icon as the new asset. A new page will appear where you will create a new asset.

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  1. In the Title box, input the title of the asset that you are creating.

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  1. In the Description box, give a description of the asset that you are creating.

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  1. After that, drag and drop file that you want to upload from your directory to the File box or click the Or open file selector button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to select the images directly from your directory.

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  1. Once you are done creating the asset, click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button to go back to the support edit page. Here, your newly created asset will appear.

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  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear. Here, you can select the media assets that already in the database by typing the name of the asset in the provided box or to make it easier, you can click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to filter the Assets.

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  1. After that, input a subtitle of your support page in the Sub Title box.

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  1. Once you are done, create your content in the content panel. Here, you can manage your content by using the provided tools such as inserting media, full preview, insert link and others. You can also format your content in markdown, in doing so you can edit your content in the editor mode and then see the result in the preview mode by clicking the Editor or Preview tab.

For more markdown resource, click the markdown cheatsheet button .

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  1. Then, you can create a Sub Support for your support page in the Sub Support panel. Here, the sub support will be located inside the main category support page.

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  1. Click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button to create a new support and link the support to the existing support page. Here, a new page will appear.

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  1. In the sub support page, you can create a new support page just like what you have created before. Please follow the above steps to set up a new support page.

When you create a sub support page from the main support page, the sub support page will be inside the main support page. Here, you can also create a sub support inside a sub support page if needed.

  1. Click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button to link the sub support to the existing sub-support page that already created. Here, an Insert Existing Entries window will appear. Click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to filter the existing entries.

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  1. Once you are done, click the Insert selected entries button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to proceed or click the Cancel button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to cancel the process.

  2. Finally, the sub support you are creating will appear in the Sub Support panel.

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  1. Up to this point, you have already set up all the required contents in Contentful. You can directly publish the content by clicking the Publish button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful.

  2. You can also save the content as archive by clicking the dropdown arrow button

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How to Add Key Features in Contentful

  1. Login into Contentful account using your own credentials. The Content page will appear.

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  1. After that, click the Add Entry dropdown list to select to add a desired content. In this documentation, Feature is selected as an example.

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  1. Then, the untitled feature page will appear.

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  1. Add the content title in the Title (required) box.

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  1. Fill the AppId with your game AppId that you get from the Item Configuration page in Admin Portal.

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  1. You can also add tags and links to your published content, in doing so, you can create a new tags by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button. You can also link your content to the existing tags in your database by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button .

  2. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new page will appear where you need to input the new tag.

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  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear. Here, you can select which tag entry you want to use in the provided box or click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful.

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  1. Once you are done, click the Insert selected entries button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to proceed or click the Cancel button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to cancel the process.

  2. You can create a new media asset and link to make it easier for you to organize your media and links in your content by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button. You can also link the media and link in your content to the existing assets if you already have one by clicking the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button.

  3. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new page will appear. A new page will appear where you will create a new asset.

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  1. In the Title box, input the title of the asset that you are creating.

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  1. In the Description box, give a description of the asset that you are creating.

creating-news-and-support-in-contentful

  1. After that, drag and drop file that you want to upload from your directory to the File box or click the Or open file selector button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to select the images directly from your directory.

creating-news-and-support-in-contentful

  1. Once you are done creating the asset, click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button to go back to the support edit page. Here, your newly created asset will appear.

creating-news-and-support-in-contentful

  1. When you click the creating-news-and-support-in-contentful button, a new window will appear. Here, you can select the media assets that already in the database by typing the name of the asset in the provided box or to make it easier, you can click the Filter button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to filter the Assets.

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  1. Once you have selected the assets, click the Insert selected assets button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to proceed or click the Cancel button creating-news-and-support-in-contentful to cancel the process.

  2. Create your content in the content panel. Here, you can manage your content by using the provided tools such as inserting media, full preview, insert link and others. You can also format your content in markdown, in doing so you can edit your content in the editor mode and then see the result in the preview mode by clicking the Editor or Preview tab.

For more markdown resource, click the markdown cheatsheet button .

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