Creating and editing layouts

Design module

Templates




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.

All

All layout templates will be shown.

Empty template

By clicking on Empty Template, only this template will be offered for selection.

General

Clicking on General shows in the right-hand area shows all templates that have been constructed with various color schemes and style properties.

Mobile

Mobile shows all templates that are designed for mobile end devices.

Selecting layout templates

Select the desired layout template 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.

Layout Wizard

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 important properties.

Layouts

Published

Already published layouts that are already available in your portal can be opened by clicking on the link Published.



In a newly created portal, you will see a standard layout, which will be used when the portal is loaded in the browser. You can edit this layout or use another, self-created layout by clicking on Define as standard layout as your 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.

Recently edited

If you click on the Recently edited link, all layouts will be listed that were edited recently. By clicking More…, you have the ability to open layouts that have been saved locally.

Other

Here a layout file can be selected in any folder.

Import / export

Further information on this topic can be found here.

Search

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. Right-hand of the search field the sorting of the list can be set for the title, date or user. By clicking on Sorting the sorting can be changed to ascending or descending.

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.