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Creating and Deleting Pages

The Pagemanager

CMSimple 4.0 and higher has a pagemanager, which you can call via the menu item "pages" in the admin menu. With the Page Manager you can create and delete pages and move entire branches (with all subpages).

It also is possible to use the pagemanager to hide pages from the navigation menu and publish again.

Changes will only be effective, if you click the "save" button below the pagemanager.

Create pages by hand

Basically, Pagemanager is recommended for creating and deleting CMSimple pages. The page manager also monitors the correctness of the page structure.

The following descriptions refer to CMSimple 5 and higher.  To CMSimple 4 and older following applies:

  • menulevel1 page:  h1 page
  • menulevel2 page:  h2 page
  • menulevel3 page:  h3 page

etc., depending on the configuration.

To create a new page, simply go to the end of the page that will be the preceding page of the new page. Enter the heading and format it as pagesplitting headline, depending which menulevel you want to assign to your new page.

<h1 class="_level1_page_">Menulevel1 Page</h1>

You can do that in the sourcecode view of the editor, or use Format => Formate => Blockformate, if alvailable in your toolbar.

After saving your input, CMSimple will create the new page. Now you can navigate to this page and enter your content.

Please note:

  • If you create a new menulevel1 page between menulevel2 pages, the menulevel2 pages which come after the new menulevel1 page will appear as sub-pages of your new menulevel1 page.
  • The other way around, deleting an menulevel1 page that has menulevel2 sub-pages, will make these sub-pages the subpages of the preceding menulevel1 page.
  • The same applies to all menulevels.

Deleting a CMSimple Page

You can delete a CMSimple page by going to the page, deleting everything in edit mode and saving the empty page.

Please note:

  • If you delete only the heading, the content of the page will be added to the preceding page.
  • Deleting an menulevel1 page that has menulevel2 sub-pages makes these sub-pages the sub-pages of the preceeding menulevel1 page. The same applies to all menulevels.
  • Deletion of pages is best done in source code view so that invisible elements of the page get deleted as well.
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