While there are other channels where you can create and publish content, such as: Stories, News, Events, Gallery, Newsletters etc. Pages is the most versatile option for content creation.
Let's look at some of the features that can help you create rich content on your pages.
Templates are at the core of pages. Think of these like layouts into which you can fill your content. Using templates you can create rich layouts.
Widgets let you embed dynamic content onto your pages. Widgets can be used in tandem with Templates to build out compelling dynamic Pages.
Note: To delete any widget that is added to the page, don't hit backspace/delete. Instead, click on the code in the square brackets and the following pop-up will appear. Then click on “Remove Widget” and it gets removed.
Yes! You can insert a form onto the Pages that you create.
Step 1: Select the page on which you'd like to insert the form. You can do this from Pages on the admin panel,
Step 2: Click the Select option below the content editor window.
Step 3: A pop-up will appear with the list of forms that you've created using Forms. Click on the title of the form you'd like to link.
Step 4: Click Save to store your changes
You can edit/format your content using HTML code using the Code View option on the editor.
Access: You can set viewing rights of a certain page either to the public, logged-in users, or admin only using the options from the drop-down.
Membership: If your alumni association has any membership options available, this can be used to restrict access to the page to specific membership levels.
Status: You can use this to save your work as a draft and resume later. Once done, you can select the “publish option”.
Here are a few pages created by some of our partner schools. Take a look and see if you get any ideas that you could incorporate into your institution.
Introduction page: https://alumni.frenchamericansf.org/page/who-we-are
Welcome page: https://alumni.emmaus.edu/page/welcome
Profile card: https://alumni.gannacademy.org/page/about-us
Other Interesting Examples:
Explaining Mentorship feature: https://alumni.cannonschool.org/page/mentor-program
Features on the site: https://alumni.cannonschool.org/page/feature-page
Note: For the page to appear on the site, you’ll have to add it under one of the headers on the navigation menu. This article explains how
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