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  1. Select the folder, in the file structure, where you want the new folder.
  2. Select New > Folder (menu bar).
  3. Complete the required information:
    • System Name - name displayed in the CMS folder structure and the live web address. No spaces or special characters. See Best Practices for more on system names.
    • Top Navigation - select no to hide the folder in the navigation.
    • Navigation Area - select primary or secondary
    • Include when indexing - uncheck if the folder will contain only images or documents.
  4. Click Submit.

To add a file or image to your site:

  1. Select the folder, in the file structure, where you want to store the file/image.
  2. Select New > File.
  3. Click Choose File.
  4. Locate the file/image.
  5. Click Open and then Submit.

Use a Zip Folder to Upload Multiple Files

To upload multiple files into the same folder:

Step 1: Prepare the Zip Folder 

  • Windows - Select the files and right-click. Select Send to > Compressed (zipped) folder.
  • Mac - Place the files in a folder. Right-click the folder and select Compress.

Step 2: Upload the Zip Folder

  1. Select the folder, in the file structure, where you want to store the files.
  2. Select Tools > Zip Archive.
  3. Drag and drop the file into the drag and drop area or click Browse to locate the zip folder.
  4. Click Submit. The files will automatically be extracted into the selected folder.

Tables can be used to display tabular data in a WYSIWYG content area:

  1. Click Insert/Edit Table .
  2. Complete the fields below (optional). Most formatting options in this window are overridden by the template styles. 
    • Columns and Rows - Enter the number needed.
    • Width - Insert size by percent or pixels (e.g., 50% or 500).
  3. Click Insert.
  4. Add your content.
  5. Select noborder from Styles  to remove the border.

Add/Remove Rows or Columns

  1. Place your cursor in the table where you want to add/remove a row or column.
  2. Right-click and select Row or Column.
  3. Select one of the options.

Adjust Column Width

To adjust the column widths of a table:

  1. Click HTML 
  2. Locate the first table row and add the width percentage as style="width:20%"
    <td style="width:20%">Column 1</td>

    Note: Add the width to first table row and it will be carried throughout the remainder of the table.

The CMS page templates have a set font size, face and color as well as styles for headings and paragraph text. You can also apply pre-defined styles to links, text, images, tables, grids and sidebars.

Apply a Style

  1. Select the text, link, image or table you want to apply the style.
  2. Select the style from the Styles drop-down

Remove a Style

  1. Select the text, link, image or table.
  2. Select Styles from the drop-down or click Remove Formatting .

Grid or Sidebar

When choosing your options, select a style from the Style drop-down.