dotPeak CMS User Guide

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CMS user guide

Login

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Dashboard

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ADD PAGE

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UPDATE PAGE

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TOOLBAR

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ADDING LINK

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ADDING IMAGE

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ADDING FILE

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DELETE PAGE

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ADD NEWS

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VIEW NEWS

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Enter your Username here

Enter your Password here

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To login to your dotPeak CMS,

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Enter your username and password.

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Click on Submit button

Click on this arrow to Submit your Login details

simply open an internet browser and go to your website home page, followed by forward slash admin, e.g. www.yourwebsite.com/admin

Usually your username would be the same as your email address.

Press Enter key on the keyboard or click on the Submit button.

NOTE: If you cannot login to your dotPeak CMS account, please contact your administrator.


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To Acces your Dashboard click on My Dashboard icon

After logging in to your dotPeak CMS account, the first page you would see is a dashboard.

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So what is a dashboard? Dashboard provides easy access to commonly used sections of your CMS (like a computer desktop). You can create shortcuts to your dotPeak CMS sections and save them on your dashboard. Dashboard will also provide you report about your recent activities.

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How can I customize the dashboard? 1. Click on Customize Dashboard icon 2. Tick the links that you would like to add to your dashboard and click Save


03 To add new page to the main navigation, click on “Main Site” .

To add a sub page select any of the links here.

Type your new page name here.

How to add a new page?

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To add a new page, first select the main page. If you would like to add this page to main navigation click “Main Site” or click on any other page, for example “Programmes”.

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Enter the new page name in “Add a new page” textbox and press “Add” button.

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Your new page automatically gets SEO friendly URL, Keywords and description.


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To start updating any page of your website, first click on the page from “Website Navigation” section. The page contents will appear on the right side of the screen. Now you can start making changes. Once you are done with the changes, simply click “Yes” on Publish and “Save” button.

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Menu Title is what your website users will see on the website for example “About us”.

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Page Title is the title of the page that will appear as the main heading on Google search result.

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You can specify multiple keywords for any pages separated by commas. For example for About us the keywords could be ‘about us’, ‘about’, ‘Company Name’, ‘history’ etc.


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Description is a short meaningful summary of the page.

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If you would like to create a page, but not show it on website (e.g. if you are still working on page contents) then before saving page click on Publish “No�.

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To change the contents of your page use the text editor.

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Depending on your web page template, you might be able to change your banner image by browsing a new image. Make sure that the width and height of the new banner image are same as the old one.

NOTE: for SEO purposes it is important to assign meaningful page titles, keywords and description to every page. It is best practice to keep these short, compact and relevant; ideally not more than 5-7 words.


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To edit the pages on your website you can utilize the functions available to you on the toolbar which can be found at the top of all content editors. The toolbar contains the same functions as Microsoft Word, e.g. Bold, Italic, Heading, Sub-heading, left/right justify and bullets & numbering etc.


07 Type your web link address here.

How to add link to webpage?

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Click on insert/edit link icon Select link type. URL is used for making a link to a web page.

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Type URL for example www.google.com

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Click “Ok� button


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How to add images?

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To add an image to a web page first click in the content editor where you would like to insert image.

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Click on “Insert image” icon

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Click on “Browse Server” button. If your image is already on the server, click on the image to locate and select it. If your image is on your computer then click on “Browse” to select image from your computer and click “Upload”. Once uploaded to the server, simply click on the image to select it.

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For SEO purposes, type a meaningful small description of the image in “Alternative Text” textbox.

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Press “Ok” and your image would appear in your content editor.


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How to add file?

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To add a file to a web page first click in the content editor where you would like to insert file.

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Click on “Insert file” icon

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Click on “Browse Server” button. If your file is already on the server, click on the file to locate and select it. If your file is on your computer then click on “Browse” to select file from your computer and click “Upload”. Once uploaded to the server, simply click on the file to select it.

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For SEO purposes, type a meaningful small description of the file in “Alternative Text” textbox.

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Press “Ok” and your file would appear in your content editor.


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How to delete a web page?

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To delete a page first click on the page from “Website Navigation” pane.

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Click on “Delete” button at bottom of page. A confirmation box will appear asking you to confirm the deletion.

NOTE: Deleting a page will delete the page and all its sub pages. Once deleted, it cannot be recovered. Please be extra cautious before deleting a page. If you would like to use a page at a later date, use Publish “no” option instead of deletion.


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How to add news?

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To add news click on “Add News” icon ()

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Type a news title.

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Enter news details in description area.

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Select Publish “Yes” and click on “Save” button.


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How to View/Delete/Edit News?

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Click on “View News” icon under “Contents” tab

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If you are looking for a particular news, type your search keywords in search box and click “Search”

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To delete news, tick the checkbox on the news row and click on “Delete” button.

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To delete all news tick on the checkbox in header to select all news and then click on “Delete” button

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To edit a news simply click on the “Edit”

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Use “Rows per page” select box to show how many news per page you would like to see.

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Use next (), Previous (), First (), Last () icons to browse through your website news.


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dotPeak CMS comes with modules for Customers, Invoices, Reports, Sales, Blog, Forum and many more. If you would like to know more about these features please contact us.

Invoice

020 7624 3556

info@dotpeak.com

Reports

Sales

Credits: Marlin Christian[Web Designer]

Egle Dagilyte [Marketing Director ]

Shahid Khan [Project Manager ]