Create and Manage Pages in Brand Guidelines

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Pages within Brand Guidelines are where you can add content for a guide. Each page belongs to a specific chapter. You can create pages, headers, table of contents share, and duplicate pages.

Learn more about creating guides and chapters.

Create a page

  1. Navigate to the guide you want to add a chapter to, then click Edit guide.

  2. Click + next to the name of the chapter where you’d like to add the page.

  3. Enter a name and click Create.

Edit a page title

  1. Navigate to the guide with the page you want to edit, then click Edit guide.

  2. Double-click the title of the chapter to enable in-line editing, rename the page, then click away to automatically save.

  3. Alternatively, you can edit the title in the page settings.

Page Settings

The page settings allow you to customize the look and feel of the page title and header, in addition to adding a table of contents to the page.

  1. Navigate to the guide with the page you want to review and update the settings for, then click Edit guide.

  2. Click the page, then Gear.png, and select Page in the settings panel on the right side of the screen.

  3. Publish: Publishing makes a page visible to all users who have access to the guide. Unpublished pages are considered a draft and can only be viewed by editors.

    • Click the toggle to publish or unpublish the page.

  4. Title: Click the title section to configure the title settings.

    • Chapter: Click the toggle to show or hide the chapter title above the page title while viewing the page.

    • Chapter Title: Click Screenshot to update the title. Click Screenshot to save.

    • Page: Click the toggle to show or hide the page title while viewing the page.

    • Page Title: Click Screenshot to update the title. Click Screenshot to save.

    • Color: Click the dropdown to update the font color for the titles to one of your brand colors.

  5. Header: Click the header section to configure the header settings.

    • Height: Choose one of the available options to update the height of the header. 

    • Background image: Add a background image to the header by clicking Select to choose an image from the Asset bank or Upload to choose one from your computer.

    • Color: Click the dropdown to update the background color of the header to one of your brand colors.

  6. Table of contents: Click the table of contents section to configure the table of contents settings. A table of contents can be automatically generated by indexing all the headings with the label Anchor link and Table of contents elements of your page.

    • Table of Contents: Click the toggle to display the table of content in the sidebar.

    • Page: Click the toggle to display the table of contents at the top of the page.

  7. Additional options: You'll see additional options at the bottom of the settings section. 
    • Duplicate: Click Screenshot to duplicate the page and all its contents. Learn more about duplicating.

    • Share: Click Screenshot to share the page. By default, pages are accessible to all the users who have access to the guide they belong to. If needed, you can assign higher or lower levels of permission than those set at the parent Guide level. Learn more about sharing pages.

    • Delete: Click uuid-ec3b4edc-d17b-355a-fb06-7764a2581292.png to delete. If you delete a page, all of its content will also be deleted.

Move a page

You can move pages to other chapters or reorder pages within a single chapter.

  1. Navigate to the guide with the page you want to move, then click Edit guide.

  2. Click and hold the title of the page in the left sidebar to drag and drop it to the preferred position.

Duplicate a page

You can save yourself time and avoid starting a new page from scratch by duplicating a page with all its content. When duplicating, you’ll be able to add the duplicated page to the same guide or move it to another guide.

  1. Navigate to the guide with the page you want to duplicate, then click Edit guide.

  2. Click the page, then click Gear.png, and select Page in the settings panel on the right side of the screen.

  3. Click Screenshot at the bottom of the settings panel.

  4. Guide: By default, the duplicated page will be added to the current guide. Click the dropdown to move the duplicated page to a different guide.

  5. Chapter: By default, the duplicated page will be added to the current chapter. Click the dropdown to move the duplicated page to a different chapter.

  6. Click Duplicate.

The page and all the available content will be duplicated. If you are duplicating the page in the same guide you'll be redirected to the new page automatically.

If the page is duplicated and added to a guide different than the one you are editing, you can jump directly to the respective page by clicking Visit page in the Success message at the bottom-left hand side of the screen.

Publish/Unpublish a Page

By publishing a page, you will make it visible to all users who have access to it. Unpublished pages can only be viewed by editors. You can publish and unpublish a page in the page settings. 

Note

Make sure that the guide of the page is visible as well. If the guide is hidden, the published page will not be accessible.

How to add content to your pages?

  1. Hover over the page right below the page title and click the add_content.jpg icon to add a section. A new section with a widget picker will appear on your page.

    Tip

    Hover right above or below an existing section and click the add_content.jpg icon that will appear to add a new section to that position.

  2. By default, the section makes use of one column. To better divide your content, you can also make use of different column layouts . Hover over the section, open the 1 column dropdown and click one of the alternative layouts.

  3. Click the add_content2.jpg icon inside the section and select one of the available widgets.

    Tip

    Hover over a section and click the duplicate_brand_guidelines.png button to duplicate the section and its content.

    • Text = Click the textbox_guidelines.jpg button if you want to available text styles (headings, paragraph, etc.) to your page. Write and manage your content in the text editor. Use the Paragraph dropdown in the WYSIWYG editor to select the preferred heading for your text. Use the other available options in the editor to format or color your text. The text widget is limited to 4000 characters.

      Click the link_brand_guidelines.png button in the editor to create a link. Enter the display text in the Link Title field and enter the URL in the Link Target field. Enter mailto followed by the email address in the Link Target field if you want to link to an email address. For example: mailto:example@bynder.com

    • Image = Click the image_guidelines.jpg button to add an image, document or other file type and select one of the following options.

      Choose from assets

      Click Choose from assets to select an asset from the Asset Bank, which will open the Compact View. Filter or search for the asset you need and select it. Open the dropdown at the bottom of the Compact View and select whether you want to use the original asset or one of the available public derivatives. Click Add media to add your asset.

      Note

      You can only select Original if the asset is marked as public.

      Choose from desktop

      Select this option if you want to add media from your desktop.

      Optionally, you can configure what should happen when users click the image. Hover over the image and click the brand_guidelines_image_settings.png button and select one of the options below.

      Open preview

      Select this option if you want a preview of the image to open when users click it.

      No action

      Select this option if you don't want anything to happen when users click the image.

      Custom URL

      Select this option if you want a URL to open when users click the image. Enter the URL in the Type URL field and decide whether the URL should be opened in a a new tab by ticking or unticking the Open in a new tab box. The changes will be saved automatically.

    • Color palette = Click the color_palette.png button if you want to add a color palette to your page. A placeholder will appear. Click the + button in the placeholder to add the first color. Enter the name for your color in the Color name field.

      Enter the desired color code in one of the available default color mode fields. The matching color codes for the other default color code fields will be populated automatically. These values can't be edited individually. Optionally, you can click the + icon to add other colors or brand_guidelines_image_settings.png within the widget to show and/or hide color models.

      Tip

      Are you using a custom color model?

      In the Enter name field you can enter the name of your custom color mode and in the Enter code field next to it you can enter the custom code color. This way, users can be informed about any custom color codes used in your branding.

      The custom color fields will not automatically pick and display your color. Use one of the available default color mode fields instead.

    • Video = Click the video_guides.png button to add a video to your page. A placeholder will appear. Click the video_guides.png icon in the placeholder and the Compact View will open. Filter or search for the video you need, select it and click Add media.

    • Collection = Click the collection_embed_button.png button to embed a collection (the embed code for the collection will need to be available). Learn more about embedding collections here.

    • Audio = Click the audio_widget.png icon to add audio to your page. Read more about audio widgets here.

    • Table = Click the table_widget.png icon to add a table to your page. Read more about table widgets here.

    • Space Divider = Click the space_divider.png button to add a space divider to your content, which allows you to add space between widgets so you can better customize the layout of your page. Use the handle to set the height of the divider from 24 pixels up to 500 pixels. The width of the divider is automatically adjusted to the width of the column.

    Tip

    Preview your page by toggling the Preview switch in the right top corner of the screen. Toggle again to go back to the editing mode.

  4. (Optional) Hover over the section and click the background_color_guidelines.png button to set a background color for the section. The color(s) that are set up as brand color will be available to choose from.

  5. (Optional) Add a table of contents to your page. The table of contents is automatically generated and indexes all the headings with the label ‘Anchor link and Table of contents' elements of your page. For example, add a new text widget to a page, change the text style from paragraph to title, then select View Guide. Notice the new widget is now available under the page in the sidebar.

    Click the hamburger_menu.png button in the title bar of the page and click Table of Contents. Decide whether you want to show the table of contents in the sidebar and/or on the top of the page by toggling the corresponding switches. You can also use the same heading text style to anchor sections of the page. This is particularly useful for long pages as it allows users to jump to a specific section of the page without having to scroll.

  6. Click the Save button to add the element to your page.

How to duplicate content?

  1. Go to the page where you want to duplicate content.

  2. If applicable, click Edit Guide to enable the editing mode and make sure the Preview mode is disabled.

  3. Hover over a section and click the duplicate_brand_guidelines.png button to duplicate the section and its content.

How to modify content?

  1. Go to the page where you want to edit the content.

  2. If applicable, click Edit Guide to enable the editing mode and make sure the Preview mode is disabled.

  3. Click a title, table or text box to modify the content. Click an image, video or audio asset to replace it. Change one of the available color codes in a color palette to modify the color or hover over a color and click the remove_content.png icon that appears.

How to move content?

  1. If applicable, click Edit Guide to enable the editing mode.

  2. Hover over the section with the content widget that you want to move to another position.

  3. Click the move_section_guidelines.png icon that appears in the right top corner of the section.

  4. Drag and drop the section to another position.

How to delete content?

  1. Go to the page where you want to delete content.

  2. If applicable, click Edit Guide to enable the editing mode and make sure the Preview mode is disabled.

  3. Go to the title, text box, color palette, image or video that you want to delete. Hover over the right top corner of the element and click the trash icon remove_content.png that appears.

  4. Read the warning message and click Delete if you want to remove the item permanently.

    Note

    This action is permanent and cannot be undone.

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