Editing Content Assets

The content edit area allows for editing the details of the currently selected content asset. Depending on the content asset type, the available editing options differ.
Table 1. Content asset editing options
Element Type Icon Available Editing Options
Page Properties (edit locale, name, description, parent, view ID, type), Page Variants (create and manage page variants assigned to the page), Sub Pages (create and manage assigned child pages), Labels (create and manage labels assigned to the page)
Include Properties (edit locale, name, view ID, type), Components (create and manage components assigned to the include), Labels (create and manage labels assigned to the include)
Page Variant Content (edit the configurable parameters as provided by the type), Properties (edit locale, name, publishing status and period, assignments to business objects, view ID, template), Labels (create and manage labels assigned to the page variant), Placeholders (for template-based page variants, create and manage components assigned to the placeholder)
Component Content (edit the configurable parameters as provided by the type), Properties (edit locale, name, publishing status and period, assignments to business objects, view ID, template), Labels (create and manage labels assigned to the component), Placeholders (for component templates, create and manage components assigned to the placeholder)
Slot Assignments (create and manage components assigned to the slot)
Placeholder Assignments (create and manage components assigned to the placeholder, configure the rendering of the default content)
Catalog Category Properties (view name, ID, description), Edit Category Information (opens the current category in the Commerce Management category detail view)
Product Properties (view name, ID, short description, long description), Edit Product Information (opens the current product in the Commerce Management product detail view)

To edit content assets:

  1. Select the intended management context from the context selection box, then click Design View.
    This opens the storefront in the editing mode.
  2. Navigate to the element you intend to edit.
    In the content structure tree, click the arrow buttons in front of the element names to expand the child elements. Continue until you reach the content asset you intend to view or edit.
  3. Edit the details as necessary and click Save.
    The changes are applied immediately, and the render area updates the preview correspondingly. For details about the available editing options, refer to the table above.