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Add, edit or delete an article

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Articles are managed using the Article Manager. To reach the Article Manger:

  1. Log into your admin area (www.yoursite.org/administrator)
  2. Select Content -> Article Manager

You will then see a list of all of the content articles of your site.  From here, you may add, edit or delete an article. The Article Manager looks like this:

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Adding an Article:

  1. Click New in the upper-right of the Article Manager. This will open up the Article Editor with a blank, new article.
  2. Add a title in the Title field.
  3. Choose your Section and Category in the respective drop downs. NOTE: You may only choose one Section and one Category within that section for an article.
  4. Set Published to Yes (unless you want to leave this article unpublished.
  5. Add your content in the large text box.  You can use the WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor to style your text, add photos, and links to other content on your site, or links to other sites.  [More info on using the WYSIWYG]
  6. Click Save to save the article and return to the Article Manager. Alternatively, you can click Apply to save the article and remain in the Article Editor for this article.

Editing an Article:

You will also use the Article Editor to edit existing articles. Begin by navigating to the Article Manager:

  1. Log into your admin area (www.yoursite.org/administrator)
  2. Select Content -> Article Manager

Finding Your Article

Now you will have to find the article you want to manage.  This can be tricky if you have a large number of articles on your site.  However, there are a couple of tools to narrow things down quickly.

The first is the Filter field.  This filter searches the titles of all of your articles, and returns any with a matching string in the title.  So, if you enter your article's title here, or a part of it, the Article Manager will filter out for you the article you are looking for, as well as any others that may contain the same character string in their title.

You can also search by Section or Category.  Select your article's Section or Category from the respective drop down in the Article Manager, and it will filter out for you all of the articles in that Section or Category.

Similarly, you can filter by Author or publishing state.

Use any of the above methods to locate your article in the Article Manger.  Once you see it listed, click the article's title to open that article in the Article Editor.

This is what the Article Editor looks like:

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You now have the article open in the Article Editor, and may change any of it’s parameters as you desire.  You can also edit the content of the the article, located in the large text box.  You can use the WYSIWYG editor to style your text, add photos, and links to other content on your site, or links to other sites. [More info on using the WYSIWYG]

Deleting an Article:

Deleting articles is also done using the Article Manager.  Begin by navigating to the Article Manager:

  1. 

Log into your admin area ( www.yoursite.org/administrator )

  2. Select Content -> Article Manager

Now you can find your article using the instructions for Finding Your Article ( see above.)  Once you have found it, ceck the check-box to the left of the article in the list.

Now click the “Trash” button at the top of the Article Manager.  This will move your article to the trash.  Note that this does not permanently delete the article, and you may restore it later if you change your mind.

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For more information on the Trash, and how to manage the articles you have place there, please see Using the Article Trash.

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