Feature Bytes

A little interesting snippet of information from or about the collection, used as elements to build and populate the promotion pages and & integrated into the general navigation scheme.

Presented as icon, title & teaser line (or combinations of) in promotion context. When clicked on throws open a pop up window to view full feature card. Card includes mini essay, associated media, collection reference and possible links to other feature cards.



Feature Byte sketch for template / upload page

Title:
teaser
line:
Bi-line:
FB date:





small FB icon 50x pixles
file location



larger FB icon 75x pixles
file location

Main FB Media type:
Associated player: assigned from selection
file location:
Mini essay:
Collection reference:
Links to Related cards:
CATEGORIES
Date of creation:
Author:
User:
Audience Age:
FB age focus:
Profession:
Location of Event ('buttoned map for adding coordinates)
                                       
                                       
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Categories selection:

fashion

pastoral

building

crime  
technology

industrial

environmental

corruption  
economics

indigenous

about the collection

women  
war

holiday

unusual objects

children  
food

leisure

art

ecology  
marine

invention

music

gardens  
 

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Database Specification and Administration requirements

Facility to create new Feature bytes. To edit existing ones. To delete unwanted. Listing of feature bytes by type (filterable?)


Initial Features Bytes

Initial bogus development dozen

To ensure features work and to integrate development of FBs into overall site look and feel .

Features Bytes for launch - checklist to fill categories
Must include one from each decade of the collection span.
Must be distributed across all states (atleast to FB's per state )
Must be atleast 6 in following categories ...?