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What are the display name, title, keyword and description?

Display name This is the information used as a breadcrumb trail and in the left navigation. When adding the Display Name, consider how the name will affect the breadcrumb trail and navigation performance. A very long display name will cause text to wrap to multiple lines in the left navigation. Title This is the name […]

Change page type

Page assets are associated with a set of configurations for each page type. The configuration set for the left navigation page type is different from the configuration set for the full page. To change the page type, the configuration set must be changed. Not all users in Cascade have a role that will allow them […]

Adjust spacing between paragraphs, sentences and headers

Paragraphs are double-spaced by default because that makes the text easier to read on a computer screen). Hitting the enter/return key between paragraphs will add a double-space, creating a new paragraph, but holding down the shift key when hitting enter/return will add a single space, creating a line break. Line breaks are often used to […]

Change the order of left navigation links

The left navigation is built from the folder/file structure is Cascade and is ordered alphabetically by default. To rearrange the order of your indexed assets, select the parent folder from the asset tree. The asset information will be displayed in columns in a new window. Choose the “Order” column heading to show the order in […]

Perform a bulk change

Managers can take advantage of the “Bulk Change” feature to change the configuration set on multiple assets at the same time. Detailed instructions are listed on Hannon Hill’s website: http://www.hannonhill.com/new-kb/Bulk-Change/

Create a page that auto builds the left navigation

The Left Column page type includes a column of links on the left side of the page. The links in the column are created dynamically from the indexed folder and page assets that are created within your site. The text for the links in the left navigation column comes from the text you enter into […]

Add inline PHP to your pages

Say you want the following code in the content area of your page: id = 300; echo $app-id; for($i=1; $i<=10; $i++){ echo “$i “; } ?> However, after you submit, the WYSIWYG converts the code to this: <?php echo “this is just a test”; $app->id = 300; echo $app-id; for($i=1; $i<=10; $i++){ echo “$i “; […]

Name an asset in Cascade

Each asset must be assigned a unique System Name in order to be saved into Cascade. Think of the System Name like you think of the file names when you go to Save (or Save As) a Word document. The System Name is what Cascade displays in the asset tree. It also becomes part of […]

Change an ordered list from numeric to alpha

When you create an ordered list on your Web page, the default style is numeric like this: list item 1 list item 2 list item 3 Sometimes however you want your list to be ordered alphabetically instead of numerically. Apply an alpha style to your ordered list like this: < ol style=”list-style: lower-alpha;” > a. list item a […]