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This section of the Manual is intended to guide you in setting the initial system configurations to make the software work correctly.

Note: The guidelines given below do not cover all settings and parameters, they are to emphasize only the necessary ones.

After the software was successfully installed, log in to your Admin Panel (www.example.com/admin/):
You should see the Admin Panel login form displayed:

    

Enter the username and password specified during the installation and press the Login button. 

Admin Password

After the software installation we recommend you to change the Admin Panel access details for security reasons.
Go to Admin Panel >> System Configuration >> Admin Password page. You will see the following form:
         
Change the Username and/or Password and press the "Save" button.

Admin Email

To specify your Admin email address you need to go to Admin Panel >> System Configuration >> System Settings >> Notifications tab:

         

Enter the email to be used for Admin to receive system notification. Press the "Apply" or "Save" button at the bottom to save the changes.

System Email


Then go to "Mail" tab of the System Settings:
         
And specify the following parameters:

From Name - the entered name will be displayed as*Sender*for site users when they receive any emails from the system (notifications, mailings and etc);*

System Email - from this email address users will receive all system emails.*

Mail settings

Ramain on the "Mail" tab. There you can see three transport methods options to be used for sending mails in the system: SMTP, Sendmail, PHP Mail Function and Email Scheduling option:

              

Enable the one you need checking the radio button. And specify the appropriate parameters for the selected one.
Also you can enable 'Email Scheduling' if needed. Make sure to press the "Save" or "Apply" button to complete.

Note: The full description of the System Settings section of the Admin Panel you can find System Settingshere

Task Scheduler settings

The system tasks like: user subscriptions expiration, listings expiration, job/resume alerts mailing and etc would not be performed without running the Task Scheduler script.
Task Scheduler can be run either manually or automatically.
The necessary information about Task Scheduler settings is provided here: Admin Panel >> System Configuration >> Task Scheduler page:
         

Payment Gateways


There are the following Payment Gateways provided within the software:
         

Go to Admin Panel >> Billing >> Payment Gateways page to set the appropriate parameters for the Payment Gateways that will be used in the system.
There you will also be able to deactivate those you don't want to be used.

Note:The full information about each Payment Gateway and setting instructions you can find in the "Payment Gateways" section of the Manual.

User Groups

There are 3 default User Groups in the system: Employers, Job Seekers and Guests (the last one can't be deleted).

Note: More detailed information about User Groups function in the system you can get in "Users and User Groups" section.


Go to Admin Panel >> Users >> User Groups page. You will see all existing User Groups displayed in the tabular format and available actions:

 

On this page you can edit parameters and permissions of each User Group to determine the way users of each Group will ineract with the job board.

In particular there are the following settings to make for a User Group via Admin Panel:

General parameters of a User Group:

         

Default Notification Settings are divided into 3 sections: General User Notifications, Listing Notifications and Product Notifications:

         


User Profile fields:

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User Group Default Product (this section located at the bottom of Edit User Group page):

User Group Permissions:


Note: Instructions for making all listed above settings you can find in the "User Groups" section of the Manual

Products

‘Products’ is the site’s billing system that provides an Admin with a range of tools to create a unique and flexible commercial model of the job board.

Note: In the " Products and Promotions" section of the Manual you can find general information on Products function and work.

Software package provides you with several test Products.
Go to Admin Panel > Billing > Products page. There you will see the existing test Products. You can either modify the existing Products the way you need or delete them and create new ones.

Note: The description of the Products Admin Panel menu and instructions to configure them can be found in the "Products" section of the Manual.


Deleting a Product

In a case you want to delete a certain Product, first you need to unsubscribe all users currently subscribed to it.

Note: If users of this Product are test users and you're going to delete them anyway, then there's no need to unsubscribe them for deleting this Product,
because once users of a Plan are deleted, Product deletion action becomes available too.


But if you need to keep the users and delete a Product, see the instructions below how to unsubscribe users:

Unsubscribing Users

To unsubscribe users of a certain Product go to Admin Panel > Users > Manage Users.
Click on the "Click to modify search criteria" line on the top of the page:
            


In the Products drop-down list select the needed Product and press the "Search" button to get all users of this Product displayed:


           

Check all users,  select "Change Plan" action, press Go, make sure that in the opened dialog box "Clear Subscriptions" selected and press the "Change" button:

        
Users will be immediately unsubscribed from this Membership Plan and it can be deleted if needed:
          

Listing Types


All listings posted in the system belong to one of the existing listing types that define the specific of a listing in the system. There are two default Listing Types in the software – Job and Resume.

Each listing type has its own fields. Also there are Common Fields in the system used for all types of listings.

Note: See "Listing Types and Fields" section for more information about listing types and listing fields and their function.

To review and modify the settings and fields of each listing type, go to Admin Panel > Listing Configuration > Listing Types page.
You will see Job and Resume listing types and available actions: Add a New Listing Type and Edit Job / Resume listing types:

Also there you can set the Posting pages for each Listing type.

Note: more information about Listing types and their setting you can find in the "Listing Types" section of the Manual.
Intruction for setting Posting pages see in the "Posting Pages" section.    

 

Listing fields

Each Listing type has its specific listing fields, which users need to fill in to post their Job/Resume on the site.
Press the "Edit" button opposite a Listing Type (e.g. Resume) and on the opened page you will see all listing fields used for this lisitng type:

         

Note: The detailed instructions for working with Listing Types Fields you can find in the "Listing Types" section of the Manual.


Common Fields

As it was mentioned above there is a set of fields common for all listing types and therefore called Common Fields.
To review and modify Common Fields you need to go to Admin Panel > Listing Configuration > Common Fields page:

         

Note: To get the instructions for modifying Common Fields see the "Common Fields" section of the Manual.
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