Community College of Rhode Island

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How to create a new page

Part I

  1. Login to the OU Campus Content Management System (for login details, see: "How to Login to the Content Management System").
  2. Expand the "Split-screen" view view so you can see the files in your site. split screen view
  3. Scroll down to, click on and open the template you want to use for the new page.
    1. Note: Most of the time you will select "template-inside-page.pcf". "Template-inside-page-contacts.pcf" contains the contact info for the department which is also on the dept. home page and may only rarely be needed on an inside-the-site page. folder list
  4. When the template opens in the right-hand window, check-out the template by clicking on the "Check out" button.check out button
  5. Click on the "Edit" button.edit button
  6. Click on the "Expand split-screen" icon again.expand split screen 2
  7. Click on the "edit main content" button.edit main content button
  8. Click on the "Save as..." icon in the tool bar.save as button
  9. The "Save As" dialog box appears with your site name after a forward slash "/".save as window
  10. Without removing the "/yoursitename":
    1. add another forward slash, then the file name you want to use plus ".pcf"
      1. Adding the ".pcf" is extremely important. if you forget to do this, you will need to delete the file and start over again.
    2. Click the "Save As" buttonsave window
    3. Please Note: if you are creating a new page that will reside inside a folder within your site, you will need to add another forward slash plus the folder name plus another forward slash.  As in: "/foldername/", with "foldername" being the name of the folder into which you plan to save the file.
      1. For example, if I were saving the file "newpage.pcf" into a folder called "samples" on the webservices site, I would complete the above as:
        "/webservices/samples/newpage.pcf"
  11. Once saved, you will see the new file appear in your directory structure in the left of the split-screen view and the file path you entered in Step 10 displayed above the "edit" button.page file name

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Last Updated: 6/4/14