Guide to creating articles

N.B: CREATING ARTICLES ON OUR SITE IS MOST ADVISED TO BE DONE ON PC OR A LAPTOP

To begin creating articles on ConcatDevs, you must sign up or log in to our site. You can also sign up by clicking the “person” logo as shown in the picture below.

After registering and updating your details, to begin creating article, click on the “CREATE A POST” button and choose the type of article you want to create. The articles creatable on ConcatDevs includes

click on the type you want to create

The main content of all the post types have a space for post title, thumbnail, category, tags, and excerpts. Fill them out first before proceeding to fill in the other parts. IMPORTANT!

TRIVIA QUIZ

Trivia Quiz is a type of game in which players are asked questions about different topics and they have to get as many correct answers as possible. Besides having the benefit of improving and expanding your knowledge, either general or in more specific areas, this style of game is designed so that the contestants have fun playing, and its main objective is to create discussion and healthy debate among participants. In fact it is not mandatory that Trivia winners have to get a prize and almost everyone is OK with that as their main objective is to have fun and learn at the same time.

CREATING A TRIVIA QUIZ

ADD QUESTION IMPORTANT: Add the question you intend to ask
here.
QUESTION IMAGE OPTIONAL: If your question requires an image,
add it here
EMBED/URLOPTIONAL: If you need an embed or url for your question, Add it here
DECSRIPTIONOPTIONAL/IMPORTANT: Can be used to describe your
question or input important details. If your questions require codes this is the place to paste it.
Follow this guide on how to implement syntax highlighting
ANSWERSIMPORTANT: Answers come in different forms.
  • 3-UP & 2-UP
  • Text
  • Input
The 3-up and 2-up contains images and the answer text. the 3 and 2 signifies how they would be stacked on top each other.
The text is just an answer with texts only.
The input option will require the answerer to write the answer themselves without options

The ANSWERS Must contain at least a correct answer by clicking on the ‘CORRECT’ button on the answer you set out as the correct one.
Reveal when Answered OPTIONAL: This is where you can add a picture or text to be displayed when a quiz taker has picked an answer. This is usually the correct answer and some explanation as to why it is the correct answer


ADD QUESTIONClick to add more questions and ignore when the question is complete.
ADD RESULTIMPORTANT: This is where you will add the result that would show for the score range. You can add a result that would show when a quiz taker scores like from 0 to 4 or if you have time, can add a result for every score.

POLLS

A poll is a survey in which people are asked their opinions about something. Polls implements all the attributes of a quiz except that it doesn’t have the correct answer option and the result tab.

STORY

This is the simple but powerful type of post. It is used to write stories or article and can also implement other post types like quizzes, polls, etc

You can add other post types to your story

If your post has code snippets, follow the guide here to find out how to implement syntax highlighting on your codes.

LIST

listicle is an article made of a list, usually with some kind of extra detail to each item.

The format, however, is flexible. You could write a listicle which is nothing more than a title, five sub-headings for each list item, and a picture or gif below each.

On the other hand, listicles can be used as a framework to make a complicated topic easier to understand.

The subject you write about can be literally anything. Even if there isn’t a list which naturally fits a given topic, you can create one by looking at the subject with a certain angle.

COUNTDOWN

A Countdown is the same listicle with а reverse order. The most important units are shown at the end. The goal of this type is to force a person to scroll through the entire page in order to find out who comes first.

OPEN LIST

This type allow users to contribute by submitting new items to already created listicle and voting for them.

This post type has several special options:

  • Close for submissions
  • Close for voting
  • Hide comments

Viewers can be able to add to the list and the most voted would be displayed at the top of others

RANKED LIST

The Ranked List also allows users to contribute by voting to the list units. The system first shows the units with the highest voting score.

The special options:

  • Close for voting

AFTER YOU ARE DONE WRITING A POST, YOU SHOULD SAVE IT, PREVIEW IT BEFORE SUBMITTING

Choose A Format
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item