From the content tab you can easily add content to your website. The Paddle CMS provides different page types, from which you can start to create a page. Certain page types can only be accessed when the module is activated.
Adding content is the same for every role.
The following steps explain how to create a page:
To get started you need to navigate to the content of your website. You can do this by navigating to the tab “Manage”:
Then click on the "Content" tab, which takes you to the overview of all pages on the website. An image below shows what this looks like in the CMS.. It is possible that the image below differs slightly from what you see as a user.
In this overview it is also possible to add a page to your website. To do this, click on the "Add content" button
Now you get an overview of all the different page types that you can add to your website. Only for the modules that have been configured, specific pages will be available in the overview. Therefore, you may see more or less page types in these examples than on your own website.
For now, we'll stick to a regular page (Later in this manual, an explanation is provided of the operation of all configured modules). To do this, click on “Page”, as is shown below.
When you have clicked on this button, you will get a screen where you can enter the title and other fields. Depending on the page type, the entry fields will be different. Below is a screenshot of what the page looks like.
The fields you can complete are:
Title: The title is the title that will be displayed at the top of the page. The choice of a title is important. This must show a visitor what the subject is of a page.
Body: The body text is the content of your page. Here you can place the body text of your page, as well as various images that you want to add to the page. If you want to display multiple blocks of content on your page, you will usually leave this body text empty and add all content through the tab “Layout”.
Featured image: The featured image is an image that is not shown on the page. This image will be shown when sharing the URL of this page on social media and when the page is shown in the results of the internal search function, also when you create lists of different pages you can choose to display the Featured images of the pages.
General dictionary: if you want to add the page to a certain specific list, you can use a term from the general dictionary. (More information can be found under the chapter of the general taxonomy list)
Keywords: Keywords are similar to the global dictionary. They aim to optimize the internal search engine. This is because you place synonyms for important themes in this. An example is that you create a page about recycling parks. In the title and content of the page you will use the word recycling park several times, but when a visitor goes to the website and enters the search term container park there will be no results because the word container park never was mentioned on a page. To ensure that a page is found with the search term 'container park', add the keyword “container park” to all pages that mention recycling park.
Save as: When you have filled in all the necessary fields you can choose how you will save the page. Depending on the role, you can save the page as a specific status. Below we give an overview of the possibilities
You can also edit the page options on the right side of the screen:
On the right side of your page you will find some extra settings, such as menu settings. Menu settings allow you to add your page to your structure. To activate this, click on “Provide a menu link”. When this is checked, you can add the page to one or more navigations.
You can also choose not to make your page findable for internal search functions. You can set this by checking the box “Exclude from search”.
You can further optimize the page for search engines by using the meta tags. The Meta tags allow you to improve the findability of your website by manually adding the SEO title and the SEO description
You can also adjust the meta tags settings per page in great detail to make a specific page very easy to find for a specific target audience.
You can also set when a page is published and when it is unpublished.
You can set this by clicking on the “Publish options” tab.
When you have completed all settings and fields, you can save the page.