How to edit a page in Sitecore

All of the videos that were shown in training can be found on this page.

Sitecore is a web application. The only software that you need to have installed on your computer is a supported web browser. We strongly recommend Firefox or Chrome for best results. Internet Explorer is not compatible with Sitecore.

Tutorials

How to login/logoff and navigate the content tree

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to login to Sitecore, navigate the content tree in the Page Editor, and how to log off.

Please note: Since this video's creation, the Page Editor ribbon appears slightly different now—there is no longer a "View" tab. The "Navigation bar" checkbox can still be selected in the ribbon.

How to lock and unlock a page

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to successfully lock and unlock a page in Sitecore.

This is especially important for pages that will have more than one contributor.

How to edit the main content area

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview of the ways to make changes to the body content using the Page Editor or the Rich Text Editor (RTE).

Paste as Plain Text

Paste as plain text video thumbnail Overview on how to properly paste text in Sitecore with the use of the paste as plain text function. Using this feature is critical to ensure the styling of text from programs such as Word are not carried over into Sitecore.

Editing a Contact Us Block

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Steps to edit a contact us block in Sitecore. You will be able to edit the person's name, title, phone number and email address.

Editing an Orange Border Block

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to make edits to an orange border block in Sitecore.

Editing an Accordion

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on making edits to an accordion on a page in Sitecore.

Editing a Connection Block

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide How to make edits to a connection block in Sitecore.

Inserting Internal Links

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide How to create an internal link in Sitecore.

Internal links are pages that live within the content tree. If it begins with http:///www.ccbcmd.edu, then it's an internal link.

Inserting External Links

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to set up an external link on a Sitecore page.

External links are web pages that are not a part of the CCBC website. For example, myCCBC, Blackboard, SharePoint and FlexReg.

Setting up an Email Link

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to create an email link, which will open up a blank email addressed to a predesignated address.

Uploading a New PDF

CTA video screen shot Steps on how to upload a new PDF and link to it from a page within Sitecore.

Before uploading a new PDF, check to make sure there is not already an existing PDF in the media library.

Replace an Existing PDF

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to update an existing PDF with a new version. You can edit the version and replace the previous PDF seamlessly in the media library.

CTA: Setup an Internal Link

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide How to edit an internal link in a Call to Action (CTA). Use this process when you want to link to another page within the CCBC website.

CTA: Setting up an External Link

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide How to edit an external link in a Call to Action (CTA).

External links are web pages that do not live in the CCBC website. Any website that doesn't begin with http://www.ccbcmd.edu - is considered an external link.
For example, myCCBC, SIMON, Brightspace and Sharepoint are all external websites.

CTA: Link to a PDF

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide How to edit a PDF in a Call to Action (CTA) to point to a different PDF that already exists in the media library.

Submit a page for approval

Sitecore tutorial video series title slide Overview on how to submit a page in Sitecore for approval to be published to the live website.