You can add custom fields to any page type, to record additional items of data — such as dates, numbers, or look-ups — with each page of the type. These fields can then be used:
- to organize the pages in the menu
- to trigger notifications
A custom property can be a:
You can use custom properties to create hierarchical menus. For further explanation see the section on Structured listing on the Listing types page.
Adding and editing a custom property
Navigate to the listing page for the page type. You may be able to do this directly from the menu or
- from the content drop-down select Page types
- from the list of page types, select the one to edit
While viewing the listing page, from the content drop-down select Custom properties and review the existing properties
To edit, select the existing custom property or
To create a new custom property, select New custom property
First choose a label (name) for this property at the top of the page.
Configure the other field properties under General and Settings:
Internal Name may not contain spaces
May be viewed - default is on. Change to off if this field should be hidden.
May be edited - default is on which will allow anyone that can edit the page to change this value.
May be listed - default is on. Turn this off for an old field that is not longer relevant. To include a custom field in a listing page, see Listings Pages
Description fields are optional and can be the same.
Value type is the key field which allows you to choose a date, text, number, URL and other fields. Depending on the value type, other fields will display or hide.
Required - set this to true if the field cannot be blank
Unique - sed this to true if every page must have a different value, such as an ID code
Delete a Custom Property
Navigate to the custom property as above.
From the content drop-down, you should see an option for Delete <property>, where “property” is name or lable of this property.
To confirm, select Delete from the pop-up. This will delete all data in the custom property field and remove it.