Site Pages

Finding & Editing a Site Page in WSM

This entry will show you how to find, create, edit, or delete pages. Additionally, you will learn how to restore a page to a previous saved revision date in case of accidental editing mistakes or improper modifications to the page HTML code or content.

Contents

Overview

Adding a new site page or editing an existing one is as easy as a few clicks of the mouse with WSM. It is important to learn how to efficiently organize your parent and child categories so that you can navigate through them easily when the need arises.

Steps

To Find/Add a Site Page:

  1. Go to the back end of your site on WSM
  2. Hover over Content
  3. Click Site Pages
  4. The Number of Topics column to the right will show you how many sub, or child categories that topic has
  5. The Number of Pages column to the right will show you how many individual pages that topic has
  6. To add a Topic, click Add Page Topic at the bottom right
  7. Clicking the Child Pages (blue folder) icon to the left of a topic will bring up a list of the subtopics that are inside of it
  8. Clicking the Pages (brown paper bag) icon to the left of a topic will bring up the individual site pages in that topic
  9. Once you have navigated down to the topic that you either want to add a page to, click the Pages (brown paper bag) icon to view the individual pages, and then click Add Page at the bottom right
  10. If you wish to Delete a Page, you can do so while on the Pages overview page by clicking the red X icon next to the page you want to remove. Alternatively, you can click to edit the page and use the delete button on the page edit screen.
  11. Use the table below for information regarding each field for a new page

Editing a Site Page

Field TitlesExplation of field titles and editing optoins.
Page NameThis is the page name is it will appear in navigation menus throughout the site. This is a required field.
TopicThis is the topic that the page itself is listed in. By default this will be set to wherever you originally created the page at. It can be changed at any time, however, and it is a required field.
Link TitleThe menu item title. When hovering over this text will be what is displayed on all navigation menus. Defaults to the page name if it is not filled in.
URLText used to generate the URL for the page. This should not include the .html or the/p-123 aspects of the URL. This will default to the page name if left blank.
On Page TitleTitle displayed in bold at the top of the actual web page content. Will default to page name if not filled in.
Meta TitleTitle displayed at the top of the web browser tab as well as in Google search results. This field is very important for SEO value, so take the time to write a concise title that includes keywords you want the page to rank for. This title should not be more than 60 characters and should include your company name either before or after the keywords.
Meta DescriptionThis is used as the page summary in Google search results. It is recommended to keep it at or below 160 characters, so that it will fit properly in the search engine results. This section is very valuable for SEO, so include keywords that are relevant to that page.
Meta KeywordsComma separated list of words or phrases that are relevant to the page. It is recommended to keep the list to around 1-3 keywords that you wish to target. Will default to the page's most used phrases if left blank which could hurt SEO value
Custom Head CodeThis section is mostly used by more advanced users, or the development team at WSM. It will include advanced code that will produce custom effects on the page.
TemplateThe web design template (layout) that the page will be displayed in. The template in this case refers to the way the header, footer, menus, and colors are set up.
Customer RequiredDenotes whether or not the user will have to be logged in to view the page.
Customer GroupThe group the customer must be a part of in order to view the page. "None" can also be selected.
PriorityChoose the order the page topic is displayed in. The range goes from 1-999, with higher numbers being displayed before lower ones.
Menu GroupThe menu that the page will be displayed in. The selections will change based on what menus your site has and how they are set up.
HiddenChoose whether or not you'd like te topic to be viewable in. 
HTMLThis is where you will enter the HTML code that will be translated into text that will be viewable on the site page. This is where the real content for the page is entered. WSM also has a toggle editor option. By clicking the "Toggle Editor" button, you will be able to enter content much like you would in a word document.
Rollback/RestoreIf you need to restore the page (or template) to an earlier date use the dropdown menu towards the bottom right of the page > to the left of the save button. Click the dropdown and select a previous date to restore the page's content and code to an earlier saved version.
DeleteThe option to delete the page and completely remove it from the site is located at the bottom left of the page. Click the red Delete button to permanently remove the page from the site. Please note - this is irreversible - once the page has been deleted it typically cannot be restored or accessed again.