Create

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

Top 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 the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click the 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 Submit.

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 a 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 the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then 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.

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 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 either the "Basic Content" section or one of the "Right/Left Nav" sections.
  8. Click the ellipses next to the Save & Preview and then click Submit.

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 completeing 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.

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