If you open the Design module and are not already logged on to a portal, the dialog to log in will be shown.
Select the desired portal and log on.
In the Layout Manager, you can select an appropriate template for your
layout with the mouse.
On the left-hand side of the Layout Manager, in the Templates
area you will find a thematic grouping that will help you
when searching for special requirements regarding the layout you wish
to create. By clicking on Empty Template, only this
template will be offered for selection. Clicking on General shows
in the right-hand area shows all templates that have been constructed
with various color schemes and style properties. Mobile shows
all templates that are designed for mobile end devices.
Select the desired layout in the right-hand area with a click of the
mouse. It will be loaded in the Design module and
can be edited and published there.
By clicking on the Layout Wizard, an assistant
will be started that will take you step by step through the creation of
your new layout, helping you with the configuration of its most
In the Layout Manager, you can also reach already published layouts
that are already available to you in your portal. Click in the Layouts
area on the link to Published.
In a newly created portal, you will see the Default layout here,
i.e. the standard layout which is assigned automatically to every newly
created portal. You can use this layout, either in order to later
change it into your individual layout, or to use another, self-created
layout by clicking on
Define as standard layout.
A layout can be opened for editing by clicking on Open
layout. Clicking on Create
copy of layout duplicates the existing layout and opens the
copy for editing. With Delete,
an existing layout will be deleted.
If you click on the link to Recently edited, all
layouts will be listed that were edited recently. By clicking More…,
you have the ability to open layouts that have been saved locally.
For a large list, the search in the upper area of the Layout Manager
will ease you in the location of layouts. Simply enter the title or the
GUID of the
layout to be searched for into the box.
In the Users module, one may set in the individual
user accounts which layout should be loaded in the browser when the
corresponding user logs in.