What is a Collection Page and how can I use?
A Collection Page allows you to create a visual navigation that links similar galleries and pages in your site.
It is best to have already created your Gallery and Custom Pages before trying to add to a Collection Page.
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In this article
- Create Collection Page
- Page visibility
- Add Item – Page, Header Text, Header Image
- Cover Images
- Change order of items
- Saving changes
- Add to Site Menu
Create Collection Page
From your Dashboard, expand the left Sidebar and tap 'Pages'.
Tap 'Create Page' > select 'Collection Page'.
A dialogue panel will be displayed. Enter a name for your collection.
Tap 'Add Collection' or 'Cancel' to exit.
Your new Collection Page will not appear in your Site Menu.
The 'Visibility' will be shown as 'Online'. There are three visibility 'states' possible: Online, Private and Offline.
Tap to activate dropdown and change.
Online: (default) this collection will be live and accessible to anyone.
Private: this collection will be accessible only to those with the password.
Select and enter password (always shown here).
Offline: this collection will be inaccessible and visible only to you. The visibility of linked pages (within the Collection Page) will not be affected.
Add Item – Page
Tap 'Add Item +' > select 'Page'
Select from available Galleries or Custom Pages.
It is not possible to add Proofing Projects, Store Products or Blog Posts.
Tap 'Add to Collection' or 'Cancel' to exit.
Your Collection Page now show thumbnail links to the Gallery Pages or Custom Pages you selected.
To remove a page from the Collection tap the 'Remove' link in the lower-right corner of the thumbnail frame.
Add Item – Header Text
Header Text will appear at the top of your Collection Page and is useful for introducing.
Add Item – Header Image
Header Image will appear at the top of your Collection Page.
A narrow, landscapes style crop may work best, depending on your chosen Theme, you may need to 'Preview' and adjust in an image editing application before adding.
You can add a Header Image or Header Text but you can not use both at the same time.
The cropping, size, position or the image used as your 'Cover Image' can be changed at any time.
Hover over top portion of thumbnail to activate the 'Edit Cover Image' pop-up.
Crop Cover Image
You can change the cropping, size or position.
Tap 'Done' or 'Cancel' to exit.
Replace Cover Image
Tap 'Change Cover Image'
You can 'Upload' a new image or 'Import' from an existing page.
Tap 'Done' or 'Cancel' to exit.
Change order of items
You can change the order your items appear by tap-and-dragging on the lower panel.
Move to the position you want it to appear. A blue-colored vertical 'line' will show the new position.
Any changes you make within the Collections Page Editor will not be applied to your Live Site until you have 'Save Changes' in the top-right corner.
Title: the title of your page how it will appear in your site menu.
Path: this path will precede your site in your url. eg: www.example.com/collection-page
Best practice is to use lower-case characters and a hyphen '-' between words.
Description: the description of this page will only be shown in search engine results. It will not be visible on your site.
Delete Page: Removes Collection Page.
Add to Site Menu
Your Collection Page needs to be added to the Site Menu
Hover the 'Not in Menu' link and tape the 'Change' link that appears.
Follow our Site Menu Editor guide.
The actual 'Collection Page' Design options that are available for your theme may differ from what is shown in the example above (Horizon Left theme) as they are theme dependent (some themes may not have the same options).