Select the folder within the asset tree you’d like a new asset to be developed in. At the top left control panel, choose Add Content, then select one of the following:

Add new asset

Choosing to create a new file will give you the option to:

  • select an existing file from within your site by clicking on the Parent Folder section and browsing the assets, or

new file panel

  • upload a file by utilizing the Browse button within the Data section. The system name will be created automatically whenever the file is uploaded based on the name of the file as it appears on your desktop. Make sure the file name is concise and lowercase with no spaces; hyphens are allowed.

upload file panel

Choosing to create a folder will direct you to a menu in which you enter a new system name* for the folder. Click SUBMIT to finalize the process. *System names must be concise, lowercase and no spaces; hyphens are allowed.

new folder panel

Choosing to create a link will direct you  to a menu in which you enter a new system name* for the link. Place the link URL within the “Link” box, making sure to include http:// as part of the URL. Click SUBMIT to finalize the process. *System names must be concise, lowercase and no spaces; hyphens are allowed.

new link panel

Choosing to create a webpage will direct you to a menu in which you enter a new system name* for the webpage. *System names must be concise, lowercase and no spaces; hyphens are allowed.

Decide on the Title of your page, which should replace the wording “Standard Page” within the template. This Title will appear at the top of the newly created webpage. You may place your cursor in the tan space within the Main Content Area in order to begin adding copy. Make sure all information appears how you’d like it and click SUBMIT to initiate the workflow. (If copying information from an email or Word document, copy and paste into Notepad, then copy and paste into the page editor.)

page builder panel

Page editing. Select the page you want to revise from left-side panel, and then select the EDIT tab on the right side of the page. Information will be shown within the Main Content Area of the page editor. If copying information from an email or Word document, copy and paste into Notepad to strip formatting, then copy and paste into the page editor from Notepad. Finalize edits and click Save and Preview, then SUBMIT to initiate the workflow.

editing panel

Creating a Hyperlink. In EDIT mode on a page, highlight the text that you would like to be the link. Click the INSERT/EDIT LINK icon, which is represented by a chain.

  • For documents within your website, use the INTERNAL option and click the brackets to browse to the document.
  • For external websites outside of your own site, click the EXTERNAL option and paste the full link in the link box.
  • For emails, replace the “http://” with “mailto:” and enter the email address.

WYSIWYG Linking Button

Inserting An Image. In EDIT mode on a page, click the INSERT/EDIT IMAGE icon, which is represented by a silhouette mountain. Browse to the image by clicking the brackets. Before you INSERT, enter in ALTERNATE TEXT describing what the image is. The ADVANCED tab allows you to place the picture left, right or center and to add space around the image. Make sure your image is the proper size for web applications, typically no more than 300 pixels wide. If larger, the image will need to be re-sized in photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

add image screen

Upload many images at once. Put all files in a folder on your computer. ZIP (or compress) the folder by right-clicking on one of the highlighted files. Make sure you are in the proper folder within your asset tree. It’s helpful to create an “images” folder within the directory to keep files within the CMS organized.

  1. From the top navigation menu, select Add Content -> File.
  2. Select the file to upload by clicking the file chooser icon or by dragging and dropping a file from the file system to the browser window. The File Name field will update with the name of the file. Optionally, update the name of the file in the System Name field.
  3. This time, Cascade will recognize the zip file by its extension and will prompt you to let it unpack the files (Yes) or to upload the zip file like any other file (No). To let Cascade do the unpacking, click Yes. At the upper right, the Save & Preview button will then become Unpack. Click Unpack to begin the upload/unzipping process.

add multiple pictures

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