Change contents category

With the Content Changer Extension you can move contents from a category into another one automatically after a specified time.

 

Content Changer Actions

You can add now actions, which are executed automatically from the cronjob.
(Components → Content Changer → Actions)

en content changer actions

 

In the actions view of the Joomla! Component you can find all actions and also when they will be executed!

 

New action to move contents from one category into another

Please add your Joomla! Content Categories before you can add new actions in Content Changer!

Click in the actions view on New to add a new action!

  • en content changer action article category moveName
    Just give an actions name.

  • Action
    Choose currently between the actions:
    "Change category" and
    "Change access level"
    the first one!
    Just write a message if you need more actions!

  • Source Category
    Select the category, where your content is at first.

  • Target Category
    Select the category, where the content should be moved after a time.

  • Value (in days)
    At least, insert a value in days, when the contents should be moved.
    The function based on the "Start Publish" date!

    This fact has the further advantage, that you can add future puglished articles, and they will also work correct after the given actions value.

 

Check proper function

If you want to check correct function, just add a new content with the source category.

You have already seen how to simulate the cronjob on settings site!

http://YOURDOMAIN.TLD/index.php?option=com_contentchanger&task=cronUpdate&cronKey=YOUR-CRON-CODE

 

Currently the contents value of "Start publish" date haven´t exceeded the actions value so now action should be executed:

de content changer einstellungen cronjob ergebnis

 

Please change the "Start publish" date to an older date which is outside the actions value and execute the URL again:

en content changer category result

 

Now the content should be moved correctly.

 

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