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Soul Source - Articles Feature 2016

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Just a quick word about the 2016 version of Soul Source Article feature.

The feature is one of the main blocks of Soul Source. It's a long running and busy part of  the Soul Source site. Offering the latest soul related news, reviews, informative articles and much more

Over the last few weeks  a heavy hands on sort out of this feature has been going on. As now at a pause it makes sense to post up a quick shout to let you all know the score

Soul Source Articles Feature 2016

Both the layout and the structure of this feature have seen improvements during the last few weeks

There is now a one page article index, which is titled...  Articles

You can view via this link (which also shows at the top menu level)...

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/

This is the top layer of the article feature - this acts as the index...

Here the 5 article categories are listed complete with links. Plus the categories latest posted articles.

Categories

There are now just 5 different categories and they are as follows...

Soul News:

Latest soul related news, release news, major event news and more

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/news-soul/

Features

Lengthy informative feature type articles

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/soul-articles/

Reviews

A new section that is just a month old and is going well. It's staffed by a review team of  6 members who take a look at the latest soul related projects and let you know the score

If you are involved with any soul related projects then get in touch with us about possible reviews.  The contact us feature is here - click here

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/soul-reviews/

Artist Sad news

A section where members can read and share sad news of soul artists passing on

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/soul-artists-sad-news/

Northern Soul Hall Of Fame

Dave Moore and co's informative project 

https://www.soul-source.co.uk/articles/northern-soul-hall-of-fame/

That's the 5 main categories covered. Take a look and you will find 1000s of articles ranging from the early 1997 days right up to till today here in 2016. From a wide range of members, sources and indeed viewpoints.

Posting News/Articles

All members can use this feature to pass on news, views and such  to other soul music fans.

To do this just use the "add +" link which is at the top of every page on desktops (use the hamburger menu on phones)

( look up now to the top menu for a real time view )

1. Hit the add+ link and choose article

2. Select the category

3. Read the Guidelines, if ok and all fits in then just submit your views/news

4. Add a cover image - ideal size 760 x 400 pixels 

4. Once posted  there will be a short delay before publishing. This is so the layout and the content can be reviewed to ensure that the article will work well  

Endword

 As said the Article features has over the years been  one of the main blocks of Soul Source, the improvements should help this to continue

Soul Source Support.

If you do have any questions or suggestions about this or any other feature then as always feel free to post them up in the support forum. 

That is always the best place both to pass on and also to find out all you need to know about the site

Cheers

mike




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a month on since this post..

going well, but as always it seems that not all members are aware of this feature or its various sections or indeed how to get the best use out of it

so here's a friday raise awareness comment :thumbsup:

 

 

 

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as both a test and a just so aware post

just a quick word that all announcement article type posts and comments will now be posted into the aats forum :thumbsup:

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