Adding Content (Generic) to a Page using the Preview Screen in dotCMS

From the Edit Tab, you are able to add new generic content including images and videos, to the page container.

August 3, 2017 - Author: Ali Burck

  1. Lock the Page to access the Edit Tab.
  2. Select Add Content.
  3. Select New Content.
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  4. Select Content (Generic).
    NOTE: The CMS may allow you to create other content types this way; however, it is Not Recommended. Rather, it is recommended that you create other content entries on the Content Tab or the Pages Tab of the Admin Screen.
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  5. Enter the Title for that piece of content.
    NOTE: This title is not displayed so it is encouraged that you be as descriptive as possible for future searchability.
  6. Using the Drop-Down Menu, change the Host to your site's folder.
  7. Using the WYSIWYG Editor, enter the Body of the content.
  8. Select Save / Publish.
    NOTE: "Save" acts as a Save as Draft option and will not publish the content to the page.
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