Drupal CMS: Create a new page
Learn to create a new page in Drupal.
This guide is aimed at
- PG students
Before you start
You need to be Senior Editor, Editor or Author to be able to create or edit a page.
When editing use Chrome, Firefox or Safari, but NOT Internet Explorer.
- Ensure you are logged in
- In the top toolbar mouse over Content | Add content | Page
You can also click on the word Content on the top toolbar and then click on Add content | Page
- Provide a title
This will appear at the top of the page when published and become the navigation link in the menu
- Add a Content intro / summary
It will stand out with a different background on the page and provides the user with an overview of what to expect on the page.
An example can be seen below this page's title.
- Add the main content
You may want to add some content between existing content. When you find you cannot see your cursor where you want to insert new content, you will see a red dotted line with a white arrow at the end on the right... Click on the arrow and a paragraph break will be inserted automatically, allowing you to insert the extra text.
- Decide if you want to use a sidebar - if not, take the tick out
- The Content footer can be used for things like partner logos, contact details etc. and appears at the bottom of the page
- Depending on your role:
if you are a Senior Editor: click on 'Publishing options - Draft (Current)' in the left-hand menu, choose 'published' from the drop-down menu
if you are an Editor: click on 'Revision information' in the left-hand menu, choose 'published' from the drop-down menu
if you are an Author: click on 'Revision information' in the left-hand menu, choose 'needs review' from the drop-down menu
- If you need to put the page in the menu, check the instructions for putting a page in the website's menu
- Finally, check you are happy with the result, including on a mobile device