Website Pages and Menus

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Visitors interact with your website through its menus and pages, so it’s important to know how to change, add, and remove them. To begin, navigate to your site, click Sign In in the top right-hand corner of the webpage, and select Edit Site.

Note: When you change design themes, your pages pages and menus stay the same with the exception of the home and contact page.

 

Pages tab

Select the Pages tab in the left-hand panel to add, edit, or remove pages.

Five page collapsable sections display:

  • Header: The header holds your main navigation menus and links at the top of each page on your site.
  • Footer: The footer section holds the secondary navigation links available in the footer of your site.
  • Unlinked: This section holds all pages unavailable in your navigation areas. You can link to these pages from text on your site.
  • Retired: This section holds pages you’ve temporarily removed from your site.
  • Deleted: This section holds pages you’ve marked for permanent removal from your site.

 

Add a New Page

You can add a new page to the Header, Footer, or Unlinked section of your site.

To create a new page:

  1. Click Add page in your desired section.
  2. Provide a Page name.
  3. Customize the URL (optional). By default, your site provides a URL that corresponds to your page name, but you can replace the text to customize it.
  4. Click Create.

You can rename any existing page by clicking the more options menu and choosing Rename.

Note: If you want a page to show both in your Header and your Footer, create the page in one area and link to the existing page in the other area following the instructions below.

 

Link an Existing Page

Both your Header and your Footer can link to existing pages.

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to either Add Page button.
  2. Click Existing page.

A list of available pages shows, populated from two areas:

  1. Pages in your Header/Footer which are not in the area you’re trying to add the existing page to (e.g., if you’re adding an existing page to your Footer—as shown below—all pages in your Header section that are not currently in your Footer will show).
  2. All pages in the Unlinked section.

Check any page(s) and click Add.

The resulting action depends on on where the existing page lives:

  • If the page is currently in your Header/Footer (and you want to add it to the other one), the linked existing page will now show in both areas.
  • If the page is currently in your Unlinked section, it will move to your Header or Footer (wherever you’ve added the existing page).

Link to an External Page

Both your Header and your Footer can link to external pages (i.e., pages on other websites).

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to either Add Page button.
  2. Click New link.

Provide a Link name (the text to display) and a URL (the webpage address), and click Create.

The page shows in your Header or Footer with an external link icon .

Note: To delete a link to an external page, click the more options icon and choose Remove from menu.

 

You can add dropdown menus to your Header section. Menus help you maintain a clean, organized look and group similar pages.

To create a menu:

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to the Add Page button in your Header section.
  2. Click New menu.
  3. Provide and menu name and click Add. The menu shows as a folder in your Header navigation.

To add a page to a menu or remove a page from a menu, drag and drop.

Note: You can also remove a page from any menu by clicking the more options menu and choose Remove from Menu. The page will move to the Unlinked section unless the page is also in your Footer. Alternatively, you can also choose Move Up or Move Down to keep it in the Header section but move it outside the menu.

 

Move Pages on Your Site

You can move any page using one of the following methods:

  • Drag and drop: The easiest way to move a page within a section or to another section is to click, drag, and drop the page.
  • More options menu: Click the more options menu and choose Move Up or Move Down to move the page up or down in the current section.

Note: To move a Retired page back to its original location, set its status back to Published as shown below.

 

Retire Pages from your Site

To retire a page, hover your cursor over the page title and click the Settings icon .

Change the page’s Status to Retired.

A retired page remains fully intact and can be easily reinstated by returning its Status to Published or Draft. This will return it to its previous location with all its original content.

 

Delete Pages from your Site

To remove a page from your site:

  1. Click the more options icon and click Delete page.
    OR
  2. View any page’s settings (click the Settings icon when hovering over a page’s title), scroll down, and click Delete page.

Deleted pages show in the Deleted section at the bottom of the Pages panel.

  • Click the more options icon and choose Undelete or Permanently Delete. Undeleted pages show in the Unlinked section above and are set to Draft.
  • Click the red Permanently delete all button to permanently delete all pages in your Deleted section.

Warning! Permanently deleted pages cannot be recovered.

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