Other Templates

Overview

In addition to the standard templates for new page and section creation, the implementation for an institution may include additional templates may be available, including a URL Shortener & Redirect page, a News Article Page, an RSS Archive, or a Faculty Profile. These alternate templates can be managed and created by an administrator.

For more information about managing templates, please visit the Templates page.

Templates available for creating new content are dependent upon the structure created by the administrator. Templates are specific to the institution, and examples given may very from new page to new page, as well as from institution to institution. Note that the template choices below are examples and may not be the same template options offered by the institution.

URL Shortener & Redirect Page

A redirect is a page that sends the viewer to another page. This particular redirect works by using a specialized, shortened redirect URL that links to a specific file.

To create a redirect page:

  1. Navigate to the directory where the redirect file is desired.
  2. Click the New button or use the drop-down indicator to select URL Shortener & Redirect Page from either menu. 

    New Redirect Page
  3. A modal will appear. Click into the Original File field to browse for the file that the URL should link to. Enter a Short Name for the redirect that will be used in the redirect URL. Check the Overwrite Existing box if desired.

    New Redirect Page Modal
  4. When finished, click Create

News Article Page

A template can exist specifically for news articles. An article can be used to create an item for an RSS feed at the moment of page creation, and can be populated with text and images.

For more information about RSS feeds and items, visit the RSS page.

To create a news article:

  1. Navigate to the directory where the news article should be contained. 
  2. Click the New button or use the drop-down indicator to select News Article Page from either menu. 

    New News Article
  3. A modal will appear. Populate the available fields, which are as follows:
    • Title
    • Author
    • Keywords
    • Summary
    • Body: Makes up the text of the article. 
    • Add Navigation Item
    • Article Image: Browse for an image suitable for the article. This image will be used as the RSS image too.
    • Thumb: This will be used as the RSS thumbnail image. 
    • RSS Feed: Choose which feed to attach the article to. 
    • Filename
  4. When the appropriate fields have been filled, click Create.

RSS Archive

An RSS Archive can be created to archive a specific year of RSS feed items. 

To create an RSS Archive:

  1. Navigate to the directory where the archive should exist. 
  2. Click the New button or use the drop-down indicator to select RSS Archive from either menu. 

    New RSS Archive
  3. A modal will appear. Populate the available fields, which are as follows:
    • Page Title
    • Archive Year: Input the year for which RSS items should be archived
    • Breadcrumb Name
    • Description
    • Keywords
    • Author
    • Access Group

      New RSS Archive Modal
  4. When the appropriate fields have been filled, click Create.

Faculty Profile

The template for a Faculty Profile utilizes MultiEdit content. This provides a form-based template that presents users with an easy-to-follow guide for adding content to a structured layout. Only specific types of information can be added to the form. 

To create a faculty profile: 

  1. Navigate to the directory where the faculty profile should be created. 
  2. Click the New button or use the drop-down indicator to select Faculty Profile from either menu. 

    New Faculty Page
  3. A modal will appear. Populate the available fields:
    • Faculty Name
    • Designation
    • Keywords
    • Filename

      New Faculty Page Modal
  4. When the appropriate fields have been filled, click Create