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using_adventure_planner [2014/01/07 23:30]
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 ===== Managing Your Campaign ===== ===== Managing Your Campaign =====
  
-There are features useful for managing your campaign ​as well.+Managing a running ​campaign ​takes work.  Your Adventure Planner website has tools to make that easier.
  
-  * A [[characters:​start]] section which may be updated by any signed in user.  The characters section allows PDF files and files from popular character creation software to be uploaded. ​ Files must be under 1MB.  Certain file types, such as plain text, HTML and XML files aren't allowed, because those file formats are used to store important data on your site, and a malicious user could use that to compromise the site.+==== Characters ====
  
-  * blog feature ​that lets you put a campaign summary ​on your site.  To put the campaign ​summary upjust add this text to your front page:+[[characters:​start]] section which may be updated by any signed in user.  The characters section allows PDF files and files from popular character creation software to be uploaded. ​ Files must be under 1MB.  Certain file types, such as plain text, HTML and XML files aren't allowed, because those file formats are used to store important data on your site, and a malicious user could use that to compromise the site. 
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 +==== Blog ==== 
 + 
 +You can use a blog to provide ​running ​campaign summary.  This is great for maintaining context between sessions, and can also be good for giving ​your players insight into what happened.  To put a blog on your campaign ​siteyou should include the follow ​text in the page where you want it to appear.
  
   {{blog}}   {{blog}}
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 +The main page is a great place to put this, so that your players see the most recent campaign updates as soon as they visit the site.
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 +The blogging module has a lot of options, with full details available at https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​plugin:​blog
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 +You might also want to just provide a summary of blog updates on the main page.  This is especially useful if you want the main page to also have links into the world of your campaign, or if you meet often and don't want the page to get too cluttered. ​ You can insert a summary by placing the following text in the page:
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 +  {{archive?​*}}
 +  ​
 +This option shows an nice formatted list of all of the blog entries. ​ This is good if you have a fairly small number of blog entries. ​ If you update your campaign blog weekly, you might consider the autoarchive option, which lists only blog entries for the current month. ​ To use that, use the text
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 +  {{autoarchive}}
  
  
 +There is a lot more information available by looking at https://​www.dokuwiki.org/​tips:​blogging
 ==== Calendar ==== ==== Calendar ====