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Use this guide to create a notes page and upload notes to your school’s website.

Step 1: Navigate to Assets

Step 2: Change to column view

  • If your assets open in Card View, you can change this by selecting the View icon in the top right, below your User icon. Select Column View from the drop-down as this is the easiest to use. See our guide on Views for more.

  • Your school's folder will already be selected.
  • Scroll to the right to see your assets.

  • Select the folder wherein you want to save your notes.

Create a new folder – if required

  • If you want to create a new folder, select Create in the top right hand corner. Select Folder from the drop-down menu.

  • Enter the name of the folder in the Title field.
  • Select Create.

Step 3: Upload your notes

  • Select Create.
  • Select File.

  • Select the document you want to upload to your Assets and select Open.

  • Select Upload.

Step 4: Navigate to Home

  • You now need to return to the main navigation to access Sites where you can create or edit a new page.
  • Select Adobe Experience Manager from the top left of the screen. 

  • Select Sites.

  • Your school's home page will already be selected.

Step 5: Create a new page

  • Select the existing page you would like your new page to sit below. Do not select the icon next to the page with the tick. For example: This new page will be a child page of Home.
  • Select Create in the top right hand corner.
  • The Create drop-down menu will display.
  • Select Page.

Step 6: Choose a template

  • Select Content page template.
  • Select Next.

Step 7: Enter the page title

  • Enter the Title of your new page. This title will be used on the page, in the URL and in the navigation menu. For example: Notes.
  • Do not fill out any other fields.
  • Select Create.

Step 8: Open your page

  • A success message will appear once the page is created.
  • Select Open to edit the page.
  • If you select Done, you will need to edit your page later.

Step 9: Edit your page

  • Select Edit in the top right of the page. This button is next to Preview.

Step 10: Add rich text editor component

  • You must add a link to your PDF or document using the Rich text editor component. This allows your community to see and access the PDF or document on your website.
  • Select the Drag components here.
  • Select the plus sign.

  • Select the Rich text editor from the Insert New Component list.
  • Text components that you add will be outlined in blue. The words 'Rich text editor' also appear in the bottom right corner of the box. 

Step 11: Link the document to your page

  • Select the Rich text editor component.
  • Select the spanner icon to add text. This is the Configure button.

  • Write or find the text you want to add your link to. For example: Athletics Carnival permission note (PDF 150KB).
  • It is important to add the file size in the text, so that users understand how big the file is before downloading.
  • Highlight the text and select the chain icon from the toolbar. This is the Hyperlink button. 

  • In the Path field, select the tick icon to navigate through your assets to your school's folder where you have previously uploaded your PDF or document. 

  • Once you have found your document, select the file name. Your selection will turn blue.
  • Select the Select button in the top right. 

  • Select the tick in the bottom right of the pop-up to confirm. 

  • Note that the text has become bold and underlined.
  • Select the tick icon in the top right to close the Rich text editor.
  • Your document is now linked to the page.

Step 12: Publish your page

  • For changes to be updated on your live school website you will need to publish the page.
  • Select the slider icon in the top left corner. This is the Page Information button.
  • Select Publish Page from the drop-down. 
  • If you don't see Publish Page you are an Author and will need to select Start Workflow instead. Go to our Author publish a page for more information.