Orientation

Structure

The CMS view is split into a sidebar and main content view. The sidebar is how you will navigate the main sections of the CMS. We will break down the main sections below:

Dashboard

To add a widget. click the "+ New Widget" button in the top right. Some widgets will need some initial set up. Once any initial set up is complete, click save. You should then see the widget on the dashboard.

To edit a widget, hover over the widget card and click the gear icon that appears in the top right:

You may also change the size and order of each widget by clicking the gear icon in the top right of the dashboard. Once clicked, you will see a menu

To resize, hover the first icon on the right side of the widget row and select the size.

To reorder, click and drag the second icon on the right side of the widget row.

To remove a widget entirely, click the x icon.

Entries

The entries section is broken up into sections. You will notice a second side bar in the main view. Each section under pages correspond with a section on the front end.

You will also notice a section called "Entry Data". This content is only used for adding relational data to other entries.

Further down you will see the site navigation sections. This is where you will edit and update the site navigations.

Entries are searchable and you are able to perform batch actions on a selection of entries. You are also able to sort entries by title, section, post date, expiry date and author.

Globals

Any globally available piece of information is set in this section. This includes things like social media information, global system information, and any third party scripts like Google Tag Manager.

Categories

Categories allow us to add additional categorization to entries.

Like entries, categories are searchable and sortable.

Assets

Anything that you upload to the CMS can be managed in this view.

Like entries, assets are searchable and sortable. You are also able to perform batch actions on a selection of assets.

You can edit an asset from this view by checking the checkbox to the left of the asset title and clicking the gear at the top.

From here you can preview, download, edit asset information, rename, replace, and edit the asset itself.

Users

This section is where you will manage users, assign user groups, and manage user permissions.

To edit a user, click the user name.

To edit user permissions, click the permissions tab at the top of the view. You will now see a large list of granular permissions you can grant to the user: