Space Administration - Page Templates

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The Page Templates Tab

Space Admins can configure Page Templates that allow Editors to quickly produce pages based off a generic layout.

Page Templates contain Page Sections and Fields.

The Page Templates tab contains a list of the Page Templates available within the Space.

Space Admins can add, delete and reorder the Page Templates available within the space, from within the Page Templates tab.

Accessing the Page Templates Tab

To access the Page Templates tab for a Space:

  1. Click your current Organisation's name in the top navigation bar.
  2. Under Swap Organisation, choose the relevant Organisation from the list.
    You will be taken to the Organisation view.
  3. Under the Spaces heading, click the name of the relevant Space.
  4. Click the Space name in the top navigation bar, then click Administer "Space Name".
    You will be taken to the Overview tab of the Space's administration.
  5. Click the Page Templates tab.

Create a Page Template

Before adding Page Templates, ensure you have configured the necessary Field Types and Page Sections.

See Space Administration - Field Types and Space Administration - Page Sections.

To add a new Page Template:

  1. Click the Add a Page Template button.
  2. Enter a Name for the Page Template.
  3. Click the Save button.

The Page template will be created, and will be displayed in the list. 

Delete a Page Template

To delete a Page Template:

  1. Locate the Page Template in the list.
  2. Click the arrow in the Actions column to open the Actions dropdown menu.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Confirm you want to delete the Page Template by ticking the confirmation box.
  5. Click the Delete button.

The Page Template will be deleted, and will no longer be available for Editors working within the Space.

Any pre-existing uses of the Page Template will be preserved.

Manage Page Templates

Space Admins can also manage the Page Templates within the Space.

Management functions include editing default content, renaming, and reordering Page Section types.

Edit Default Content

Any changes that are made to a Page Template will not apply retroactively. Making a change to a Page Template will not affect any instances where the Page Template was previously used as a starting point for a Page.

The default content for a Page Template will be created as a starting point when an Editor creates a Page based on the Page Template.

To edit a Page Template's default content:

  1. Locate the Page Template in the list.
  2. Click the Edit default content in the Actions column.
  3. On the next page, edit the default content for the Page Template.
    You can use the text formatting tools, as per the process for editing content in The Page Editor.
  4. Finalise the Page Template's new default content, then click the Done button.

Rename a Page Template

To rename a Page Template type:

  1. Locate the Page Template type in the list.
  2. Click the arrow in the Actions column to open the Actions dropdown menu.
  3. Click Edit Details.
  4. Enter the new name for the Field type.
  5. Click the Save button.

The Field type will be renamed.

Pre-existing uses of the Field type will be preserved, including the old name.

Reorder Page Templates

To move a Page Section type up or down in the Page Section types list:

  1. Locate the Page Template type in the list.
  2. Click the arrow in the Actions column to open the Actions dropdown menu.
  3. Click Up or Down.
  4. The Page Template type will be moved in the list.

Video Tutorial

Watch the video tutorial that follows the guide.

Accessing the Page Template Tab

The video shows the steps to access the page templates tab once the user is in the relevant space.

Create a Page Template

Delete a Page Template

Edit Default Content

Rename a Page Template

Reorder Page Templates

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