Editor Role

People Feature

The People feature allows you to create content for individual people, which can be featured/listed in a few different ways. This feature is a good way to create and showcase a directory of people on your site.

Site Builder Admin Menu and Dashboard

Admin Menu

When you are logged in, you will see a black admin bar at the upper left side of the page. From this menu, you can easily perform such actions as view content, add content, view and add files, access your Dashboard, log out, etc.

Site Builder Dashboard

The "Dashboard" page contains all of the actions that your role is allowed to perform.

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Content Types

There are four content types available by default on an Open Berkeley site. If you are using any optional features on your site, then you will see additional content types available.

Default Content Types

The following content types are the default content types that come with every Open Berkeley starter site.

Content Page

Content pages are the majority of pages on most sites. A content page has one primary topic with one primary chunk of content. Any other...

Book Feature

The Book feature helps you create organized documentation, regulations, manuals, or other content that has a sequential or hierarchical structure.

Create People Content

Overview of People (Person) Pages

The People feature comes with a "Person" content type. There are several fields available on the Person content type. Once you create your individual Person items, they will populate at the "/people" path, and can also be displayed using several widget types.

Note about Name Fields

Due to the immense variety of name-...

Editor and Contributor Admin Menu and Dashboard

If you have the Editor or Contributor role and you are logged in to your site, you will see a black admin bar across the top of the page. There is a menu of options available from the upper left side of the page. From this menu, you can easily perform such actions as view content, add content, add and view files, log out, and access your "Dashboard." See Figure 1, below.

Figure 1: Admin bar and menu options
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Create Content Pages

Most likely, you will find that the majority of your content will be created as "Content pages." A Content page is a standard webpage, with one primary chunk of content, and is likely in the main menu of your site.

Start with Content Pages as you build out your site, then add FAQs, News Items, and Landing Pages and additional widgets (Site Builders and Widget Editors only) as additional content. For a breakdown of available...

Edit photos and files from the dashboard

From your admin menu and dashboard, you can edit the default alt and title text of image files, change the names of files, replace a file with a new version, and crop an image.

To perform any of these actions, navigate to your "Files" tab by hovering over your admin menu, or clicking on your dashboard in the upper left corner of your site.

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Add Images/Photos

Overview

Images can be added to all pages on an Open Berkeley website, either directly in a content item (such as a Content page, News item, or FAQ item), or added to a customized page (such as a Landing page, or...

Add Lists

When you have content that makes semantic sense as a list, use the list buttons instead of simply using line breaks. Proper use of lists is an accessibility best practice. To create a list, place your cursor in the WYSIWYG field and select the WYSIWYG button for a bullet (unordered) or numbered (ordered) list.