Create a new page


  • The instructions here give an overview of the page creation process, focusing on the essential settings
  • For a more detailed walkthrough, proceed to the deep dive presentation

Before You Begin

Before diving into creating an page, you should have an understanding of:

  • SEO best practices for page creation
  • How the parent - child relationship works in Rivista
  • How responsive design templates collapse


1)  Open New Page

Figure 1: New Page button in the Page Manager
  • From within the Publishing tab in Rivista (Figure 1: A), click the Page Manager on the navigation menu on the left (Figure 1: B).  In Page Manager, pages are organized in a filterable table. You can filter by Title (Figure 1:D), URL (Figure 1:E) and other fields (Figure 1:F). You can also set the Publication status (Figure 1:G). 
  • To create a new page, click green New Page button at the top of the page (Figure 1: C).

2)  Provide Basics For Page

Basics Title X The Title will appear at the top of the page and as a link in content lists, unless overridden by the Teaser Title field
  Page Type   This is automatically set by Rivista on save
  HTML ID   This is automatically set by Rivista on save

Categories allow the page to be quickly findable in Rivista page tools. It does not affect the front end of the website.

  Template X

Templates determine how a page displays content.  Different templates have different page positions attached to them. Supported templates include calendar, fullwidth, index, index wallpaper, issue, landing, publication and tabbed

Location Parent Page X

Assign Parent Page. A page's Parent Page determines its URL path.

  URL X A page's URL is generated automatically based on its issue or parent page and its title. The URL can be customized manually. Please use caution when changing an existing URL because it will break any links that have been published outside of Rivista.
  Current URL  

The Current URL field includes a preview of URL even if page is unpublished.

  Home Publication X The Home Publication is the publication the page is assigned to.
Teaser Content Thumbnail Image  

Upload Thumbnail Image that will appear when the page appears in modules.

  Teaser Title   The Teaser Title will override the page’s page title when the page appears in a module, if it is set. Its use is optional. 
  Subtitle   The Subtitle can be programmed to appear when the page is displayed in modules.
  Byline   The Byline includes the page's author, if there is one, and can be programmed to appear when the page is displayed in modules.

The Summary can be programmed to appear when the page is displayed in modules.

Body Content Body Field  

WYSIWYG editor

  • Format Article Text
  • Add an Image
  • Add YouTube Video
    (Note: The Adding YouTube Video instructions are specific to adding a YouTube video, but you can embed video from other third party sources. The general process is the same, but the specific steps to find the video embed code varies from one video platform to another.)
  • Add a page break
Rivista Tags Advertising Category   Ad categories can be assigned to pages of the client's ad strategy supports it
  Select Rivista Tags   Assign a Rivista tag to your page that will determine where the page displays in modules.
SEO Meta Tags Title Tag Override   The Title Tag Override is an optional tag that will override the automatic title tag generated by Rivista. Only use this field if you are sure you want to override the default title.
  Meta Description   The Meta Description is displayed in search engine’s description field.
  Meta Keywords   Meta keywords are separated by comma and may be used by some search engines.
Page Configuration Require SSL   Allows you to require SSL on page
  Page Tools  

Page tools allows you to add Add This, Email, Print and Comments icons to top of page

  Show Breadcrumb   Allows you to show breadcrumb on page
  Show Page Title   Allows you to show page title on page
  Page-Level Classes   A text field that allows you to assign an HTML class that can be applied to page in body tag
  Date Created   The time the content was created. This is automatically set by Rivista on save.
  Created by   Which user created the content. This is automatically set by Rivista on save.
  Date Modified   The time the content was last modified. This is automatically set by Rivista on save.
  Modified By   Which user last modified the content. This is automatically set by Rivista on save.
Access Control

Access control check boxes

  • Administrator - User will see three tabs after logging into the back end: Home, Publishing and Ad Manager and has access to all tools in the Publishing tab.
  • Calendar Access Requested - If the setting for the publication is such that Calendar access is not automatically granted to new users, the user must request permission to submit events. The user’s request for this permission is indicated in this checkbox. To add as a calendar submitter, the administrator must check the box Calendar User under Access Controls.
  • Calendar Approver - This account holder will have access only to the Calendar and may approve events there.
  • Calendar User - If this box is checked, the front-end user may submit calendar events.
  • Content Editor - This account setting gives the back-end user access to the Home, Publishing and Ad Manager tabs. Under the Publishing tab, the user may access all tools necessary to update content on the site, but the User Manager and Store Manager tools will not be visible.
  • Guest User - A Guest User is a front-end user who has set up a basic account but may not have permission to submit events or view registered user-only pages.
  • Registered User - If this box is checked the user may view pages with that are Registered User pages. A back-end administrator must check this access level in order for the user to view registered user pages. There is no way for a front-end user to request access in the My Account interface.
  • Sales Associate - Does not allow a user access to the administrative side of the site, but will give them an account on the front end.
  • Super Administrator - This super user setting gives the highest level of permission to the account holder. In addition to the access held by the Administrator, the Super Admin will see the Administration tab to the right of the Ad Manager tab, and may change global settings for the site in this tab. Super Administrators are the only back-end users who may see credit card information.
Add and Arrange Modules Add and Arrange Modules interface  

Used to position modules on pages

ADD LINK: Using the Add and Arrange Module Editor

Child Pages Child Pages   All of the page's children pages
Child Articles Child Articles   All of the page's child articles
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