Create

What would you like to CREATE or ADD to your site in Cascade?

Creating a Top Level Navigation - create a top-level navigation folder and corresponding index page that will appear in the purple bar on all pages.

To create a Top-Level (purple bar) Navigation item:

  1. Click Add Content
  2. Click Folder
  3. Click Navigation Folder
  4. Enter the title that you want to appear in the Title field.
  5. Confim that Include in the Top & Footer Navigation and Include in Side Navigation are set to Yes.
  6. Click Submit.

To create a Navigation Index page:

  1. Click Add Content
  2. Click Page 
  3. Click Navigation Index Page
  4. Repeat steps 4 and 5 from the Top-level Navigation instructions.
  5. Enter any content for the page.
  6. Click the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click the Submit.

Creating a Navigation Sub-Folder - create and use a navigation sub-folder and its corresponding index page.

Navigation Sub-Folders appear under Navigation Folders and should only be used if you have multiple files to add to the folder.  Ensure that you have selected the correct Navigation Folder to place your Navigation Sub-Folder. 

To create a Navigation Sub-Folder:

  1. Click Add Content
  2. Click Folder 
  3. Click Navigation Sub-Folder.
  4. Enter the appropriate data into the Title field (i.e. Contact Us)
  5. Confirm Include in Top & Footer Navigation and Include in Side Navigation are set to Yes.
  6. Click Submit

A new Sub-Folder will appear in your folder list. To create a necessary Navigation Index Page:

  1. Click Add Content
  2. Click Page
  3. Click Navigation Index Page
  4. Give the page a Title (eg. Eighteenth Century History) - this is the text that appears in the navigation.  
  5. Confirm Include in Top & Footer Navigation and Include in Side Navigation are set to Yes.
  6. If you wish to have a different page title than indicated in the Title field, enter it in the Alternative Page Title field. 
  7. Add the content for this page now, or you can choose to do so later.
  8. Click the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click Submit.  

You will see the index file associated with the Sub-Folder in your folder list.

Create a Page - create a page with standard left navigation.

Once Navigation Folders, Navigation Sub-Folders and their index pages have been created, any additional pages within a folder are content pages.

To create a Page:

  1. Click on Add Content 
  2. Click Page
  3. Click Content Page
  4. Give your page a "Title" which will appear in the Navigation dropdown menu. 
  5. Confim that Include in the Top & Footer Navigation and Include in Side Navigation are set to Yes.
  6. If you wish to display a different title on the actual page, fill in the "Alternative Title" section. 
  7. You can then provide the information in any of the following sections: Basic Page Content, Left Column, Right Column, and Below Columns
  8. Click the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click Submit.

Upload Files (Image, PDF, etc.) - upload file(s) (image, PDF, etc.) to your site

Uploading Tip: Select the folder in your Cascade site that you wish to upload your file to before completing the following steps.

To upload a file:

  1. Click on Add Content.
  2. Look for menu option Image or PDF. Some sites may have those options available after choosing Page - look for sub menu PDF or DOC.
  3. You do not need to enter a File Name as the file will retain the name it had on your computer.
  4. In the Placement Folder field, specify the folder you want to upload the file to.
  5. Click the Drop file(s) here or choose some from your computer  to select the file(s) you wish to upload.
  6. Click the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and click Submit to upload. 
  7. Edit the page you wish to add the image or link to the uploaded file. View "Edit" and select Image for more information.
  8. Repeat step 5 for any additional files to be uploaded

Add an External Link - create an external link to an outside webpage that will appear as a navigation item in your top and side navigation

To create an external link:
  1. Make sure that you have selected the folder you wish the link to be
  2. Click Add Content
  3. Click Page
  4. Click External Link
  5. Enter Title you wish you use
  6. Ensure that Include in Top Navigation and Include in Side Navigation are set to Yes
  7. Enter the complete url you wish to use into the Link section.
  8. Make sure you are putting the link into the correct Placement Folder before clicking the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click Submit.
  9. Your new external link will appear in the left folder structure as well as having the web page display on the centre portion of the screen.

Add a Reference Link - create an internal reference link as a navigation item in your top or side navigation

To create a reference link:
  1. Click on the page you want to reference, then click on More and choose Reference from the drop down list.
  2. Give the reference page a meaningful Title
  3. Browse to for the Placement Folder for that you want the link to appear.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. You will now see the asset you wanted to link TO is showing within the folder where you wanted to link FROM and, as a result, is showing as a navigation item within that folder.

Note: the information in the reference will be a direct copy of the page and can only be edited by editing the original page.


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