{"_id":"581fa361ced6a41900977fae","version":{"_id":"581fa361ced6a41900977fa6","project":"56ea19ac77878a0e009e17ef","__v":1,"createdAt":"2016-11-06T21:40:49.602Z","releaseDate":"2016-11-06T21:40:49.602Z","categories":["581fa361ced6a41900977fa7","581fa361ced6a41900977fa8","581fa361ced6a41900977fa9","581fa361ced6a41900977faa","581fa361ced6a41900977fab"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":true,"codename":"Stallion 5","version_clean":"5.27.0","version":"5.27"},"__v":0,"githubsync":"","project":"56ea19ac77878a0e009e17ef","user":"56ea19901a800f0e00d9270a","category":{"_id":"581fa361ced6a41900977fa9","__v":0,"version":"581fa361ced6a41900977fa6","project":"56ea19ac77878a0e009e17ef","sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2016-03-17T02:42:52.341Z","from_sync":false,"order":2,"slug":"documentation","title":"Getting started with the platform"},"parentDoc":null,"updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2016-04-28T23:37:01.568Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":1,"body":"The PBJ Platform allows for the use of organizational **pages** which your students can use to provide additional information on the site. You can make any page you wish, but we reccomend at least using these two:\n* **About** - This page is used to provide background information on your newspaper. Important names, emails, history, any important non-staff information should go here\n* **Staff Pages** - This page is used to provide background information on your newspaper staff members.\n \nTo make a page, make sure you are logged into your account as either an **adminstrator** or **editor**, and find the link marked **Pages** on the left-hand sidebar of the PBJ Platform. After clicking on it you will be taken to the page manager. \n\nFrom here you can edit and create pages for your newspaper. Note that you can't edit or change the **Home** page, it is locked into its original configuration. To make a new page, click on the link marked **Add New** on the top left side of the manager. You will be taken to an editor that should look pretty familiar: it is almost identical to the article editor. You can write a page in the same way as you can an article. Just write text and add pictures. \n\nOnce you are finished with your new page you can press the **Publish** button on the right hand side of the editor. If you check your newspaper, the link to the new page will have popped up on the top bar of links.\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/6baecd5-Screen_Shot_2016-07-26_at_10.26.46_AM.png\",\n        \"Screen Shot 2016-07-26 at 10.26.46 AM.png\",\n        2514,\n        1110,\n        \"#f6f6f6\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"In this image, 'Staff Members' is a nested sub-item of 'About' and will appear when the mouse is over 'About' on the top bar of the publicly viewed platform.\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nIf you would like to nest a page underneath a category on the top bar of links, go to **Appearance** and then **Menus** on the left hand bar. From the menu manager, there should be a series of options reading **Pages, Posts, Custom Links, and Categories.** \n\nSelect pages, check the page you would like to add or nest and then click **Add to Menu**. Scroll to the bottom of the Menu Structure to the added page and either drag and drop it until it is in the appropriate sub-item order or manually move it's positioning by selecting the options available under the item. Last, click **Save Menu**","excerpt":"","slug":"adding-an-about-page-and-other-content","type":"basic","title":"Adding and managing pages"}

Adding and managing pages


The PBJ Platform allows for the use of organizational **pages** which your students can use to provide additional information on the site. You can make any page you wish, but we reccomend at least using these two: * **About** - This page is used to provide background information on your newspaper. Important names, emails, history, any important non-staff information should go here * **Staff Pages** - This page is used to provide background information on your newspaper staff members. To make a page, make sure you are logged into your account as either an **adminstrator** or **editor**, and find the link marked **Pages** on the left-hand sidebar of the PBJ Platform. After clicking on it you will be taken to the page manager. From here you can edit and create pages for your newspaper. Note that you can't edit or change the **Home** page, it is locked into its original configuration. To make a new page, click on the link marked **Add New** on the top left side of the manager. You will be taken to an editor that should look pretty familiar: it is almost identical to the article editor. You can write a page in the same way as you can an article. Just write text and add pictures. Once you are finished with your new page you can press the **Publish** button on the right hand side of the editor. If you check your newspaper, the link to the new page will have popped up on the top bar of links. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/6baecd5-Screen_Shot_2016-07-26_at_10.26.46_AM.png", "Screen Shot 2016-07-26 at 10.26.46 AM.png", 2514, 1110, "#f6f6f6" ], "caption": "In this image, 'Staff Members' is a nested sub-item of 'About' and will appear when the mouse is over 'About' on the top bar of the publicly viewed platform." } ] } [/block] If you would like to nest a page underneath a category on the top bar of links, go to **Appearance** and then **Menus** on the left hand bar. From the menu manager, there should be a series of options reading **Pages, Posts, Custom Links, and Categories.** Select pages, check the page you would like to add or nest and then click **Add to Menu**. Scroll to the bottom of the Menu Structure to the added page and either drag and drop it until it is in the appropriate sub-item order or manually move it's positioning by selecting the options available under the item. Last, click **Save Menu**