Managing Competitions

To manage competitions that are created in NorrCompetition you can use the item in the sidebar navigation or the icon on the Control Panel as you can see from the screen shot below:

Competitions Icon

Also you can use the menu Components > NorrCompetition > Competitions.

You will see the list of already created competitions:

Competitions List

Table

On the list above the table columns are divided to:

  • Ordering – allows you to change the ordering of the competitions.
  • Checkbox – allows you to select elements for actions.
  • State - determines the state of the competition. Unpublished/Trashed categories will not be displayed on the website. Also the participants belonging to such competitions will not be displayed.
  • Title - the title and alias of the competition. Below is the title of the assigned category. A click on the header of this column will sort the competitions by title in the alphabetic order. A click on the title will open competition edit form.
  • Type – sorting by type of the competition.
  • Access – determines the access level for the competition.
  • Created Date – sorting by created date of the competition. Below is the competiton cretor's username.
  • Start Date – sorting by start date of the competition.
  • End Date - sorting by end date of the competition. When this date is reaching the competition status is automatically set as "Completed".
  • Status – sorting by status of the competition: Active or Closed.
  • ID – sorting by unique ID for the competition.

On the top there is a filter for the quick search by competititon title.

Actions

You can perform the following actions by utilizing the toolbar at the top:

  • New - it will redirect you to a new competition form. Read more in Creating Competition article.
  • Edit - allows you to quickly edit a single selected competition.
  • Publish - allows you to quickly publish the selected competitions.
  • Unpublish - allows you to quickly unpublish the selected competitions.
  • Check-in - allows you to quickly check in the selected competitions.
  • Trash - trashes the selected competitions. For complete deletion choose a "Trashed" state in the state filter on the left sidebar. Then choose one or multiple competitions from the list and click on the "Empty trash" button.

    You cannot delete a competition with the assigned participants.

  • Clean votes – allows you to clean the votes of the selected competitions.

Changing the order of competitions

To change the order of competitions on the front-end of the website you should click on the ordering column. It will become active. Then you should click on the action icon and holding a mouse button move an element to the top or to the bottom (drag and drop). The order will be changed.

Competitions Order