Advertising

This document explains the integration between BLOX "Flex" (responsive design) templates and Google DFP (Doubleclick for Publishers).

Advertorial

BLOX CMS provides the ability for you to utilize advertorial content on your website.

Alternative Mobile Platforms

Analytics

This document explains the integration between BLOX "Flex" (responsive design) templates and Google DFP (Doubleclick for Publishers).

Create an account in GTM as outlined by Google > and create a container to be connected to your BLOX site.Use a BLOX GTM Jump Start to add to your GTM container all existing default BLOX Google Analytics tracking functionality.BLOX makes the “Install a container in your content part” of t…

Using GTM to serve your Analytics tag is not required, but offers great power and flexibility to the advanced user. There are some Google Analytics (GA) events that need to get set up in GTM in order to retain all key Analytics data when moving from GA only in BLOX to using GTM. Jump starts …

Calendar

Learn more about Evvnt calendar events.

Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates event content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service.

Log inAdd ImageAdd Event title (75 characters)Add Category (up to 3 with free option)Add Event locationAdd Event Summary (200 characters)Add Event Description (2,000 characters)Select type of ticketPaidFree -Registration requiredNo ticketsEnter the capacity of the venueEnter event link type …

Circulation

Detailed information for the Syndicaster asset in Editorial / Assets.

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) units on a page. 

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP/SB (DoubleClick for Publishers / Small Business) ad units on a page.

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) ad units on a page.

Commenting

BLOX integrates with Facebook commenting and allows your readers to comment using their Facebook profile. These comments will need to be moderated though the Facebook Moderation Tool.

Note: Livefyre has been acquired by Adobe.  Significant changes are being applied to Livefyre.  TownNews will stop supporting the Free Version of Livefyre because Adobe is cancelling that service.  Instead, they are integrating the Enterprise Version with their Adobe Experience Manager softw…

World Table is a third party product that enables user comments on your site. A comment box will appear at the end of the asset. In order to use World Table, you must have an World Table and obtain a Site ID.

Content Exchange

Basic setupNavigate to the Editorial > Syndication application.Click on the gear icon in the top right corner.Expand the importer tab by clicking the plus sign.Right click on the TN Content Exchange Importer and select set as current search.In the search field to the left, expand the 'par…

Basic setupNavigate to the Editorial > Syndication application.Click on the gear icon in the top right corner.Expand the importer tab by clicking the plus sign.Right click on the TN Content Exchange Importer and select set as current search.In the search field to the left, expand the 'par…

Preferred setupNavigate to the Editorial > Syndication application.Click on the gear icon in the top right corner.Expand the importer tab by clicking the plus sign.Right click on the TN Content Exchange Importer and select set as current search.In the search field to the left, expand the …

Credit Card Transactions (Payment Handlers)

Payment Handlers is where a payment handler can be configured within BLOX. Payment handlers are third-party services used for processing credit card transactions. BLOX supports Acument, Authorize.Net or PayPal PayFlow Pro payment handler solutions.

TownNews.com's BLOX CMS, our fulfillment partner Spreedly, as well as our gateway partner (PayFlow Pro), are 100% compliant with the MasterCard 2 Series BIN acceptance. This article is in response to customers receiving inquiries/compliance statements about this change.

Recurring payments requires you to have a PayPal PayFlow Pro Merchant account.  Contact your Regional Sales Rep for account set up information.

Photo Fulfillment

Increase the value of your photo archive by selling the images directly to consumers as high-quality photographs and photo gifts.

Social Media

Field59’s live streaming feature allows you to stream to many platforms, including your website, mobile apps, and OTT apps like Roku, AppleTV and Fire TV.

Facebook and Twitter accounts can both be made Targets within BLOX Notifier by completing a permissions "handshake" between each social account and BLOX CMS. 

Detailed information for the Syndicaster asset in Editorial / Assets.

This block template will automatically generate the HTML and JavaScript necessary to integrate ad Google DFP (DoubleClick for Publishers) units on a page.