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Creating a New Page

Once you have created a site in CM1, you can add pages to it. After you create the new page, you can add content to it.
This topic only refers to regular pages.

  • To add a new section page, see Maintaining Site Navigation and Structure.
  • A home page is created when you create a new site. For information, see Working with Sites.

Access the New Page dialog from the by selecting a site, section folder, folder, or page in any column and clicking the New Page button, new page icon, in the Finder toolbar. The parent folder of the new page is the selected folder or the folder holding the selected page.
To add a page:

  1. Select Editor view.
  2. Click Sites in the
  3. In the Finder, expand the site to which you want to add the new page, and select the node where you want to add the new page.
    If you select the site root, a section, or a folder, the new page will be added to that container. If you select a page, the new page will be added to the parent container of the selected page.
  4. Click new page icon in the toolbar.
    If there is a page with unsaved changes in the Viewer, a dialog prompts you to save or discard the changes:

    Otherwise CM1 displays the New Page dialog.
  5. Select the template for the page. The selection defaults to the first template in the list.
  6. Enter the Page Link Text. The text in this field will be used to identify the links generated automatically by CM1. You can use any character. The Page Link Text must be different from the link text used for any other sections within its parent section.
  7. The Page Title is automatically filled with the text from Page Link Text. You can change the value in this field.
  8. The Page Name is automatically filled with the text from the Page Link Text, but spaces and underscores are converted to dashes and automatically omitted for user convenience, and upper-case letters are converted to lower-case letters. However, you can manually change the values in this field.
    The following invalid characters are automatically omitted from the Page Name:
    • characters that are not valid in file names on Microsoft Windows operating systems: \ / : * ? " < > |
    • characters that are not safe in URLs:
      • # (hash, pound, or octothorpe; used in HTML anchors);
      • ; (semicolon; used to append jsession IDs to URLs); and
      • % (percent sign; used to encode or escape characters in URLs.)
  9. Click [Save].
    The dialog closes. displays the new page in the appropriate folder. Editor view displays the new page opened in edit mode.

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