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Once you add a content row to a page, you can insert content into them. Content can include:

  • Articles
  • Forms
  • Publications
  • Syndicated content

Once you add content to a content row, you can customize the display options for the content area and page. This section provides information on adding content to content rows. For information about customizing display options, see Changing How Article Content Areas Display.

Adding Articles to Content Rows

In Extend, articles are the primary type of content. Once you create an article, you can add it to a content row on a page. For information about creating articles, see Create an Article.

 To add an article from the Article Manager
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel to which you want to add content.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. In the content row column that you want to add content to, under Add Content, click Article Manager.
  5. In the Content List, select the article that you want to add.
  6. Click Submit.

Adding Forms to Content Rows

Forms are important to organizations. Forms let you gather information and ideas from individuals interested in your organization with ease and speed. Once you create a form, you can add it to a content row as a stand-alone piece of content or as a companion piece to an article. For more information about creating forms, see Forms

 To add an article from the Form Manager
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel to which you want to add the form to.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Manager.
  4. In the content row column you want to add content to, under Add Content, click Form Manager.
  5. Select the form you want to add from the Add Form page.
  6. Click Submit.

Adding Publications to Content Rows

Publications are time-sensitive collections of articles that are released based on a preset date. Each article is set to release on a specific day, replacing the previous article. Once you create a publication, you can add it to a content row on a channel page. For information about creating publications, see Publications.

Note

When you add a publication, Extend displays a message in the content area that identifies the content item as a publication. The message does not display on your live Web site.

 To add a publication
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel to which you want to add content.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. In the content row column that you want to add content to, under Add Content, click New.
  5. Click Publication.
  6. Enter a Title, then click the Schedule tab.
  7. Create a schedule for the publication. For more information, see About the Schedule Tab.
  8. Click Submit.

Adding Syndicated Content to a Content Row

Syndicated content is content created and maintained by other organizations on your Extend network. When other organizations syndicate content items, you can publish the items on your Web site.

These directions only apply if you are set up to syndicate articles across a network of sites. See Syndicate Articles for more

 To add syndicated content
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel to which you want to add content.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. In the content area to which you want to add content, click Article Manager.
  5. In the Scope drop-down menu, select Network and click Go.
  6. Select the syndicated content item that you want to publish.
  7. Click Submit.

Adding a Content Item to an Occupied Column

Each column can contain an unlimited number of content items. This adds flexibility to your page layout.

 

 To add a content item to an occupied column
  1. Point to Site, then click Channel Manager.
  2. Select the channel to which you want to add content.
  3. Under Actions, click Layout Channel.
  4. At the bottom of the column, click Add Content.
  5. Click Article Manager.
  6. Select the content item that you want to add.
  7. Click Submit.

Adding a Web Feed

A Web Feed is a syndicated feed of content from other Web sites that you can display on your Web site. Extend lets you add Web feeds to enhance your Web site, and provide information and resources to your visitors.

 To add a Web Feed
  1. Point to Site, then click Layout Manager.
  2. In the content row you want to add the Web feed to, click Add Content then click New .
  3. Click Web Feed.
  4. Enter a Title and Feed URL for the Web feed.
  5. If necessary, enter a Title URL and Height for the Web feed.
  6. Click Save.