Creating Components

To create a new component:
  1. Select the management context from the context selection box, then select Content | Components.
    This opens the Components list view.
  2. Click New.
    The New Component dialog is displayed.
  3. Specify a name for the new component.
    If necessary, modify the automatically generated ID.
  4. Select the component template.
    Clicking the file selection button opens a dialog for selecting a component template.
    Tip: Clicking component type overview in the template selection dialog opens a list of component types, showing the parameters, slots, etc., that are available in a given management context.
  5. Set the publishing status and period.
  6. Click Apply.
    This creates the new component and opens it in the component detail view, ready for editing, see Editing Components.