The homepage of a SiteNow Standard website is a special landing page with the content divided into panes which can be rearranged on the page. The homepage does not include the Edit tab which is common on other pages of the website.

Note: Only users with the webmaster role may edit the homepage.

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To add a pane to the homepage

  1. Log in to your website and navigate to the homepage.
  2. Click the 'Customize this page' button at the bottom on the page.
    the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website as viewed by an authenticated user with the webmaster role with a red rectangle around the \"customize this page\" button

     
  3. Click the "+"  button in the light blue area marked 'Content.' Once the pane is placed you can drag it around for better placement.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website with a red rectangle around the \"add new pane\" button

     
  4. At the left of the resulting window, select a tab (eg, Articles) to see the panes which are available for that category. Click on the title of the pane you wish to add or click the 'New custom content' link to add a single-use pane with custom text via a text area. If you have a previously created, reusable custom content pane, you may find this under 'Miscellaneous' or under the arbitrary category that you may have included (this is an optional step on the custom content pane's creation page). 
    The dialog to select a pane to add to a page with a red rectangle around a pane title and a blue rectangle around the link to add a custom content pane

     
  5. If the pane selected in step 4 has configuration options, configure the pane as desired and then click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of configuration area.
    The configuration dialog for the Articles Simple List pane with a red rectangle around the Finish button

     
  6. Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the homepage.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website after making a change to the content with a red rectangle around the save button

     

To edit a pane on the homepage

  1. Log in to your website and navigate to the homepage.
  2. Click the 'Customize this page' button at the bottom of the page.
    the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website as viewed by an authenticated user with the webmaster role with a red rectangle around the \"customize this page\" button

     
  3. Click the gears (edit) button in the top left of the pane you wish to edit.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website with a red rectangle around the edit button of a pane

     
  4. In the resulting window, make your changes and then click 'Finish' at the bottom.
    The configuration dialog for the Articles Simple List pane with a red rectangle around the Finish button

     
  5. Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the homepage.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website after making a change to the content with a red rectangle around the save button

     

To remove a pane from the homepage

  1. Log in to your website and navigate to the homepage.
  2. Click the 'Customize this page' button at the bottom of the page.
    the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website as viewed by an authenticated user with the webmaster role with a red rectangle around the \"customize this page\" button

     
  3. Click the trash can symbol (the delete button) in the top left of the pane you wish to remove and confirm that you want to remove the pane.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website with a red rectangle around the delete button of a pane


     
  4. Click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the homepage.
    The in-place-editor view of the homepage of a SiteNow Standard website after making a change to the content with a red rectangle around the save button
Article number: 
103871
Last updated: 
June 27, 2016
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