"I've worked with the Bondware team since 1998 at different newspapers including Morris MultiMedia, American Hometown Publishing, the Murfreesboro Post and the Cannon Courier. The service has been solid and Bondware's newspaper roots show in the software."

Ron Fryar, Publisher, Cannon Courier & Murfreesboro Post

Grid/Column Homepage Layout

The Grid Layout system gives you the ability required to organize and display the Slideshow, Featured Articles, Sections, and Ads in columns and rows. Place elements with little to no custom code.


Editing the Homepage

Go to Design>>Homepage
UnderLayout Design choose: Grid

Two elements are in Row 1: Section Slideshow Element and the Featured Article Element


Front View: What your readers will see.


Creating Rows

The first column is generally where the slideshow element and/or an features article element will be placed, extra columns may not be necessary for the first row.

To create another row click Add a Row at the bottom. If you would like to reorganize the order of the rows later you can assign priority numbers to each row.

The second row may include columns with content or RSS Section elements

To delete a row click the Trash Can Icon in the top right of the row.


Creating Columns

To create columns in a row select 1-3 in the number of columns dropdown.
Select a lower number in the drop down to remove a column.

Two elements in Row 2 Column 1: Section Combo Element and the Section With Summary Element
Two elements in Row 2 Column 2: Section Headlines Element and the Section Full Element



These are the 4 section elements we recommend using. The bwsections Element has been deprecated.

Front View: What your readers will see.


Using 3 columns

Here is an example of of using a 3 column row for ad spots

Front View: What your readers will see.


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