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.
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Templates

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.

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Widgets

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 which is added on the page, don't hit backspace/delete. Instead, click the on the code in the square brackets and following pop will appear. Then click “Remove Widget” and it gets removed. 

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Forms

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 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

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HTML Code

You can edit/add your content using HTML code using the Code View option on the editor.

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Other things that you can add to make your page more attractive are Images, and Videos.

There are few additional options you can set on Pages

Access: You can set viewing rights of a certain page either to 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 “publish option”.

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Examples

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.

Using Templates:

Staff page: https://www.llusmaa.org/page/our-staff-1

Introduction page: https://alumni.frenchamericansf.org/page/who-we-are

Welcome page: https://alumni.emmaus.edu/page/welcome

Using Widgets:
 
Preferences: https://www.llusmaa.org/page/senior-host-programs

Albums: https://alumni.keystoneschool.org/page/alumni-day

Profile card: https://alumni.gannacademy.org/page/about-us and https://www.gacsalumni.com/page/alumni-board

Using Forms:

Ballot: https://www.llusmaa.org/page/holding-fund-2019

Survey: https://alumni.lpu.in/page/polling-and-information-for-hyderabad-alumni-reunion

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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Write to us at help@almabase.com in case of any queries

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