Spring Manual

The Site Manager

The Site Manager is where you control the overall structure of your web site. Within the Site Manager you can add or edit pages, setup folders to contain collections of pages, and shuffle the order of pages and folders on your web site.

Spring CMS Site Manager: screenshot

Key to icons

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Folders are used to organise pages, sub folders or links. To show the contents of a folder click on the grey arrow to the left. The folder will expand to show the pages and sub-folders inside.

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Links are special folders which redirect to the URL you specify rather than for organising pages or folders.

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Pages contain the content of your website.

Folder icons

The folder icons change to indicate their current status:

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Folder is online and accessible by site visitors.

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Folder is offline and is not accessible by site visitors.

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Folder is hidden and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus.

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Folder is invisible and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus or search results.

Link icons

A folder becomes a link when a URL is entered into the 'link' field on the folder properties window. When the link is visited on the web, it automatically redirects to the URL specified.

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Link is online and accessible by site visitors.

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Link is offline and is not accessible by site visitors.

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Link is hidden and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus.

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Link is invisible and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus or search results.

Page icons

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Page is online and accessible by site visitors.

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Page is online and accessible by site visitors, it is also the default page for the folder and will be shown when a folder is visited on the website.

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Page is offline and is not accessible by site visitors.

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Page is hidden and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus.

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Page is invisible and accessible by site visitors, but not displayed in navigation menus or search results.

This help document has been updated for Spring Cloud based sites (AWS).