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Lunch Menu Admin

This tool is used to add, update, or delete breakfast and lunch menus for your organization.  Within CMS4Schools, you are able to have many different menus; however, all menus will be administered from this master calendar.

Accessing the Lunch Menu Admin

Accessing the Lunch Menu Admin

Within the Main Web site Administration window, click on Lunch Menu Admin in the left side menu.  If Lunch Menu Admin is not visible, you do not have user permissions for this module.  See your website administrator.

Creating Categories/Menus

Creating Categories/Menus

It is possible to have multiple menus or only one.  For example, a breakfast menu, elementary lunch menu, middle school/high school menus are possible.  Multiple menus are done by using Categories.  At least ONE category/menu must be defined.

To create a category, click on Edit Categories.

Menu Categories

Menu Categories

The above screen shot displays four categories.  To add a category, click the Add Category link.  

The screen below will display:

Add a Menu Category

Add a Menu Category

Enter descriptive category name.

Choose a color from the dropdown menu or enter the 6-character hexidecimal color from the color palette.

Click Add.  Your new category will appear in the Lunch Menu Categories screen.

Update, Delete, or Import Menus

Update, Delete, or Import Menus

Update - clicking this link will display a screen similar to the previous step where changes to the name or color of the category can be made.

Delete - eliminates a category and all events attached to it.

Import - events can be imported from a tab-delimited text file. The file can be created in Excel or other spreadsheet and saved as a tab delimited .txt file.

To Import Menu Items

To Import Menu Items

The detailed field description above provides the necessary placement of data in the tab-delimited file.

Browse to locate the import file

Click Import Lunch Menu Data

To Add Individual Items

To Add Individual Items

Return to the Lunch Menu Administration window.

To add an item to a menu:

Click on the date number on which to add the item.  The following screen will display.

 

Select at least one menu this item is to be added to.  Note:  You may select more than one.

Enter a description for the item.

Click Submit Menu.

To Update a Menu Item

To Update a Menu Item

The text of all items are hyperlinked.  Click on the text and the following Update Lunch Menu screen will display, where edits to the category, date, and/or description may be made.

Once changes are made, click Update.

Delete a Menu Item

Delete a Menu Item

Within the Lunch Menu Administration screen, click on the menu item to be deleted.  

This will bring up the Update Menu screen for this item.

Click the Delete button at the bottom of the page.

Displaying Menus on the Website

Displaying Menus on the Website

The Lunch Menu Admin link on the administration toolbar is used for adding, editing, and deleting menu items only.  

To display menus, a Lunch Menu tool must be added to the page detail of a web page as shown above.  For additional information, ADD LINK TO HELP DOC FOR MENU TOOL.

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