DQM Connect, 1.0.6 (2024.7)

User documentation – DQM Connect

What is DQM Connect?

DQM Connect is the integration of DQM in the FirstSpirit ContentCreator.

DQM Connect analyzes the project page in FirstSpirit, which the user is currently viewing using criteria set by default and additional criteria set by the DQM admin and provides guidance on how to fix the problems found.

Opening DQM

There are two ways to access the DQM analysis results:

  • Report: (ContentCreator) and (SiteArchitect)
  • DQM dashboard: (ContentCreator only)

Ask the project admin to configure the project if the buttons aren't visible.

Fixing the analyzed page's problems

Opening the checkpoint list

  • Click .
    → The checkpoint list opens.

Checkpoint types

There are 4 checkpoint types:

Warning - the issue can be highlighted
Warning - the issue cannot be highlighted
Note - the issue can be highlighted
Note - the issue cannot be highlighted

Limiting results

Use the filter to limit the displayed checkpoints:

  • In the drop-down, select a category:

    → The filter applies. Only the selected checkpoints appear.
To reset the filter:
  • In the drop-down, select All Topics.
    → The filter is reset. All checkpoints are visible.

You can configure the categories in the drop-down in DQM's main project.

Fixing the issues

Checkpoint explanation

  • Hover over a checkpoint.
    → The issue is explained in a tooltip.

The checkpoints are only displayed in English.
You can view and manage the full list of categories based on which the page is analyzed in DQM's main project.

Highlighting the issue in the graphic view

  • Click a checkpoint with the or icon.
    → The page view moves to the respective issue. The issue is highlighted with a red frame.

Some checkpoints refer to issues in a part of the page that is not visible in the process of editing the page (accordion, drop-down, etc.).
Parts of the page that are not visible cannot be highlighted.

Highlighting an issue in the source code

For some checkpoints, you can view the corresponding place in the page's source code.

  • Hover over a checkpoint.
    → If the issue is visible in the source code, the button over the checkpoint appears after a second.

Some checkpoints regarding missing elements or information refer to necessary parts in the source code that do not yet exist.
Inexistent parts of the source code cannot be highlighted.

  • Click .
    → A pop-up opens. The part of the code that the checkpoint refers to is highlighted:
If the checkpoint refers to multiple instances in the source code, all such instances are highlighted.
  • Click Previous or Next.
    → The previous or next highlighted part of the code appears.
  • Click Close.
    → The pop-up closes.

You cannot edit source code directly in the source code view.
The highlighting helps an editor or template developer to identify the affected part of the code.

After fixing an issue

Once you have fixed an issue, the corresponding checkpoint is automatically remoded from the list The checkpoint list is automatically update after each change in the view.

You can manually update the checkpoint list anytime.

  • Click .
    → The checkpoint list is updated.