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Creating a page in CommonSpot v6.2

This guide will cover how to create pages in CommonSpot v6.2.

Step 1) Go to the Subsite Administration for the site where you want to create the page. Do this by following this example: author.oit.ohio.edu/subsite/admin.cfm (This tutorial will work in the /demo0/brad/ subsite.)

Step 2) Click the New dropdown button at the top of the Subsite Administration interface and choose the Page… button.

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Step 3) Find and click the subsite you want your page to be created in and click Next.

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Step 4) Use the template gallery to pick a category where your template is saved under and then click next Next.

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Step 5) Find your template in the list, click on it to choose it, and then click Next.

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Step 6) Fill in the Create New Page form.

Create New Page Form Details:

An asterisk denotes fields that are require user data or selection.

  • Name - What the page will be named in the URL. No spaces, and try to use all lowercase.
  • Title - What the head title of the page will be.
  • Title Bar Caption - The title to appear in the browser's caption bar.
  • Description - A brief summary of the page's content. 
  • Category – The category the page belongs to.

Step 7) Once the form is filled in click Next.

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Step 8) If you see the custom properties prompt, accept the default settings and click Save.

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If you followed the directions correctly, your browser will navigate to your newly created page.

***For information on how to create content and manage your site, check out the other CommonSpot v6.2documentation available at http://www.ohio.edu/oit/webservices/commonspot/contributors.cfm