Basic Page

Use Basic Pages for your static content, such as an 'About us' page. Do not use the Article content type to publish Press Releases.

To create a new Basic Page, follow these steps:

  1. Log in and click the “Content” link in the admin menu.
  2. Click the “+ Add content” link.
  3. Click the “Basic Page” link.
  4. Enter the header for the page in the “Title” field.
  5. Enter your text content into the “Main Content” area. For more on formatting your text, review the formatting content section.
  6. Enter your text in the “Summary” field.
  7. Enter the description for your page in the “Description” field.
    1. Note: This will not show on the published page, but will be used to provide a short description for RSS feeds and tagged pages.
  8. To add a graphic for your article click “Choose File” from the Image section. Once you have selected the file from your computer click “Upload”.
  9. To add an accordion, click on the “Accordion” button.
    1. Enter “Category Title”
    2. Optional: Add text in the “Description” area.
    3. Add Links and URLs
    4. Check “Open URL in a New Window” if this is your preference.
    5. Click on the “Add another item” to add more links to your accordion.
  10. Enter required metadata from the “Metadata” tab. See the ALA Metadata section for more details.
  11. Click “Save” at the bottom of the page.