Adding a Basic Web Content Article¶
Each web content article is based on a structure that defines its available fields. Liferay includes the Basic Web Content structure out-of-the-box, but you can create your own. See Understanding Web Content Structures for more information.
Creating a Basic Web Content Article¶
Open the Site Menu, and navigate to Content & Data → Web Content.
Click on the Add button () and select Basic Web Content.
Enter a title (required) for the new article and add the desired content to their respective fields.
When finished, click Publish.
Congratulations! You have added a basic web content article to your Site. See Using the Web Content Display Widget for more information on displaying this article on a page.
When creating or editing a Basic Web Content article, you can access the following options via the Properties tab in the sidebar menu:
|Basic Information||Displays the structure the web content is based on, and a Summary field where you can enter a short description.||The structure cannot be edited once the article is created. See Web Content Structures for more information.|
|Default Template||Used to select which template to use to display this web content, by default.||See Adding Web Content Templates for more information.|
|Display Page Template||Used to select a Display Page Template for this article, if one is desired.||See Creating and Managing Display Page Templates for more information.|
|Featured Image||Used to select a small image to use as the article's thumbnail.||The image can come from a URL or uploaded from your system.|
|Metadata||Used to set any tags or priority for the article.||See Tagging Content for more information.|
|Friendly URL||Used to set a custom friendly URL for this article.|
|Schedule||Used to schedule a date to display or expire the article, if desired.||See Scheduling Web Content for more information.|
|Search||Used to set whether this article will be indexed for search.|
|Related Assets||Used to select any related assets, if desired.|
|Permissions||Used to set any permissions for Guests or Site Members, specific to the article.||Click More Options to see permissions for more than who can view the article. See Roles and Permissions for more information.|