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Editing a page

The CMS editor allows for a familiar experience of editing a page similar to that of many web applications and traditional word processors.

  1. Locate the page you want to edit and check it out. See Viewing files and Checking pages in and out for more information.

  2. Do one of the following:
    • While in the Pages list view, click the name of the .pcf file you want to edit.

      Image showing link to click to select a file.
    • While in Split-screen view, click the name of the .pcf file you want to edit at the left, click the Edit button above the page preview.

      Image showing location of the the edit button when viewing the CMS from the split-screen view.
  3. Click the green Edit button for the region you want to edit.

    Image showing the location of the Edit buttons.

  4. Use the editor's toolbar to edit your page. Editing tasks for a page such as inserting images and links, applying formatting such as bold, and spell checking can be accomplished using the toolbar. Icons represent the tools. Hover over the icon for function/name.

    Image of wysiwyg editor

  5. Click the Save icon. Once the content has been saved, an actual view of the configured page can be seen in Preview mode.

    Image showing location of save button on the WYSIWYG editor

  6. Publish the edited page.

Toolbar Reference

File Functions: Save, revert changes to last saved, and revert auto-saved content.

Cut, Copy, Paste, Find Functions: Cut, copy, paste, paste as plain text (recommended when pasting content from other sources), find content, or find/replace content.

Undo & Redo Functions: Undo and/or redo changes.

Remove Formatting: Remove all selected text formatting and return the text back to default settings. (Great for troubleshooting formatting oddities.)

Basic Font Properties: Add bold or italic to selected content.

List & Indent Functions: Create bulleted or numbered lists or indent content.

Text Script Functions: Turn selected content into superscript or subscript text.

Alignment Functions: Align selected text to the left, center, or right or justify the text. (Does not apply to tables - use table cell props.)

Link Tools: Insert/edit links or anchors.

Help: Display the Help window.

Table Tools: Create/edit tables.

Insert Images/Media: Add/edit images and embed videos (preferably from Vimeo or YouTube).

Misc. Tools: Add line breaks, horizontal lines, character symbols, clean up messy HTML code, toggle guidelines/invisible elements.

Insert/Edit Asset: Allows the same content to be used in multiple places. Assets are a file type that can be made separately and then displayed in more than on place.

Additional feature

One item that is not represented on the toolbar, but is available in the editor is the ability to save-in-place (CTRL+S or CMD-S). This offers the ability to save the page without clicking the usual save icon that ends the editing session. Save-in-place saves the page and allows the user to continue editing.