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Create New Pages

There are two types of pages: Homepages and Document Pages.

Whether creating a Homepage or Document Page, it is a 2-step process: setup and design.

Homepage

A Homepage is also known as a Parent Page.

Create a Homepage when

  • The page will have children pages or
  • The page will require the use of widgets

Create a Homepage (Publishing > Homepages)

Note: a category must be created in the Category Builder before following these instructions.

  1. Enter Homepage Name
  2. Homepage Description is not required
  3. Assign Category
    • Find the category created in the Category Builder, click "Add: Category Name" so it appears in the right column, click "Apply Categories"
  4. Assign Metadata
    • Give a description, this is what will appear in search engines, "click Assign Metadata"
  5. Leave "Assign Season" as is.
  6. Click "Continue"
  7. Drag and drop a Content widget to the body of the page (Row 1).
  8. Edit the content widget by clicking the wrench icon in the upper right.

You are now ready to design your Homepage using Widgets and Supplements.

Remember: Homepages must be ACTIVATED to show live.


Document Page

A Document Page is also known as a Child/Children Pages.

Create a Document Page when

  • The page will have no children pages and
  • The page will not need additional formatting

Create a Document Page (Publishing > Document Page)

Note: Document pages are assigned to the category of their Parent Page (Homepage).

  1. Enter Document Title.
  2. Assign Category.
    • Find the category of the Parent Page in the Category Builder, click "Add: Category Name" so it appears in the right column, click "Apply Categories".
  3. Assign Metadata.
    • Give a description, this is what will appear in search engines, click "Assign Metadata".
  4. Leave "Enable Document Password," and "Access Level" as is.
  5. Click "Save".
  6. Click “Create One Now”.
  7. Add a page title.
  8. Click in white text box and add content.

You can also use Supplements on your page.

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