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New Pages

The steps in creating a new page are the same for each page style.

Instructions & Tips

All pages have the same features and common elements, the only difference between webpage types is how you edit the main content of that particular page style.

Standard – The most commonly used page template on our website.

Standard 2 col – This page has a wider default area to fit over-sized content.

Listing – Group many links together within a specially named listing.

Landing – Add an image, title, and description that links to another webpage or file.

Shared Content – Maintain a single page and share the same content into multiple areas.

Email Form – Create an interactive webpage to collect information from visitors.

Common Elements

Page properties

Navigate to the Parent Folder where the new page is to be located. Once the folder is selected, select Main Menu Bar > New >> (Page Template).

  • Any section marked with a Star Icon icon are mandatory fields and must be filled in.
  • System Name – The file name of the page, also seen in the web address (Do not include file type .html, .aspx)
  • Parent Folder –  Where the new page will be saved.
  • Display Name – Text displayed for the bread crumbs and left-navigation. It should be short and descriptive. It can contain spaces and special characters and use capitalization.
  • Title – The Title appears at the above the Main Content section. This is usually the same as the Display Name.
  • Descriptive Page Title – (optional) This title will appear at the top of the web browser. If nothing is placed here the Title field will be displayed. If an extra title is desired, keep description short and relevant to the specific webpage.
  • Display in mobile site navigation? – Yes to have pages accessible in the navigation on mobile devices.
  • Display in navigation? – Yes to have pages accessible in the navigation trail.

Banner Image

Edit page - Banner images

The Banner Image can be changed either by choosing an existing banner from Files/Images/Banners folder within the CMS or can be custom-made by sending images to the Office of Marketing and Communication. Changing a banner on a Default Page will affect any pages associated to that page.

Right Column

Edit page - Right column

The Right Column area allows additional content blocks to display on a page-by-page basis. A user can select content from the right-column folder located in the CMS, It allows reuse of content across multiple web pages.

Social Media

Edit page - Social media

Social media links may be added to web pages by creating a Social Media Block for your department or school. A Social Media Block contains information about which social media icons will appear as well as the specific pages on the social media site that they will connect to.

Advanced Options

Edit page - Advanced options

Check Spelling - runs spell-check on the file when it is submitted. A window will pop up if there are any unknown words:

  • Select Modify, Suggestions (choose different suggestions from the Drop-down Menus), Add, or Ignore for each row/word.

Check Accessibility -  Checks if the page is accessible with special devices.

  • A window will pop-up when you have accessibility issues: Enter the values to make your page accessible.

Check for broken Links - Tests links to see if they connect to active web pages.

  • A window will pop up if a link cannot connect to a page or site. Enter the corrected address to make link active.

Start Workflow - Not used.

Tidy HTML - will auto correct any manually inputted HTML coding.

Save a Page

New page - Submit

  • Submit  – Saves all changes. This will launch the Spelling, Links and Accessibility check, if they are turned on and create a Version of the page in the version list.
  • Cancel – Removes changes return user to View mode.