Create a page

Last updated: 31 August, 2010

Follow these instructions to create a new Page in your website.

To create a page, go to the Dashboard, select “Pages”, then “Add New” (pictured right).

A new Page will open. First enter the page Title, then add your content in the Visual Editor (the big box).

In the Visual Editor, you can create bulleted or numbered lists, change the alignment of your text, and bold, italicise or underline it (pictured left). You can also add headings to your content and more by first showing the Kitchen Sink. Then click on the Format dropdown menu and select the heading type – Heading 3, Heading 4, Heading 5 or Heading 6 – that you would like) (pictured below right).

Next, attribute a page parent to your new page. If the new page you are creating is to be a top-level menu item, then it won’t have a page parent. However, if you would like to create a section and the new page you are creating is a sub-page in a section, then select the parent page from the Parent dropdown menu on the right.

For example, say you would like to create a section called “Tennis Courts” that will contain sub-pages devoted to the different kinds of tennis courts there are. The structure would look like this:
First, create a new page called “Tennis Courts”. Because this is going to be a section, this page does not have a parent page, so in the Parent dropdown menu, select “No parent”. Save this page.

Next, create a new page and give it the title “Grass Court”. In the Parent dropdown menu, select “Tennis Courts” (pictured right).

Then do the same for the other sub-pages – Hard Court and Clay Court.

Now, when you go to your website and select Tennis Courts, Grass Court, Hard Court and Clay Court will appear as sub-pages of the Tennis Courts section.

Edit a page

To edit a page, go to your Dashboard and select “Pages” to see a list of the pages on your website.

Next, click on the page you’d like to edit (pictured right).

Make your changes and click on “Update” to save your changes.

What’s the difference between a Page and a Post?

A page is static – it contains information that you would like your visitors to be able to find whenever they visit your website. For example, a page called “Tournaments”, “About Us” or “Contact Us”.

A post contains information that may only appear on your website for a limited period of time. For example, a News Article or a Photo Gallery.

* Note: click on images to expand them.

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