Creating new pages
To make up a new page, always copy an existing page from the folder in which the new page will be stored, so that it retains the correct breadcrumb trail that will build the You are here set of links at the top of the page.
Don't choose a default page as you will want your new page to link to this. (A default page is one that lists the contents of the folder and is usually named Default.htm).
If you choose to click on the 'New page' icon to make a new page you'll find that when your page has published, it will only have a 'Welcome to LSE' link and there will be no trail of links back to to its parent pages.
To copy an existing page:
- Switch to the Folders view
- Select a page from the folder in which the new page will be stored. Remember not to select a page named Default.htm
- From the toolbar menu select Edit > Copy
- From the toolbar menu select Edit > Paste - there will now be a copy of the original page within the current folder
- Rename the page to match its new title and finish the file name with .htm so that it remains a Web page. Make sure the file name does not contain any blank spaces between words. You can use underscore to separate words or simply join them together and use intercaps to distinguish the words eg 'informationForNewStudents.htm' and not 'information for new students.htm'
- Double-click the new page to open it for editing. (There is no need mark it as 'Don't publish' as it is a brand new page so cannot overwrite an existing one. You will also want to see how the page looks as you build it)
- Select all of the current text and delete it
- You are now ready to add new text to the page.
- When you have selected a title for your page you will need to copy this into the page title via Page properties. See Setting the page title.
If you want to create a new sub-folder, create the pages in the normal way and then let us know so that we can include the necessary information in your pages so that they process correctly. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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