Panels: Creating a new Panel page

To create a new page, first click “Structure” within your admin toolbar.

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You should now see the Structure page. On this page, click Pages.

Note: Within this page, there is also a Panels option. Do not mix up Pages and Panels, or the next step will be very confusing.

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You will then be taken to the Pages page for your site. This page shows you all of the Pages that currently exist on your site. To create a new Page, click “Add custom page”. 

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You will then be taken to the first of four Page creation forms. On this form, you must provide the following information:

  1. Fill in the Administrative title
  2. Fill in the URL path for the new page
  3. Optionally, check “Make this your site home page”
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Click “Continue”.

 You will then be taken to the second of four Page creation forms. On this form, you must choose the layout, which your new Page will have. Clicking on the “Category” dropdown list will allow you to pick a different layout category to choose from. To read more on layouts, read Section Understanding Panels layouts. Once you have selected your layout, click “Continue”. 

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You will then be taken to the third of four Page creation forms. On this form, you may choose to Add bode CSS classes. The classes you should use are as follows:

  • uos--landing : If this new page is going to be a landing page where the page title is the Site ID. This class adds padding between the navigation and the main content that would normally be filled by the page title header.
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Click “Continue”.

You will then be taken to the last of four Page creation forms. On this form, you may choose to add content to your page (this can be done after as well). To read more on adding content to your page, read Section Adding content and Mini panels. Once you are done adding content, click “Finish”. 

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Finally you will be taken to your Page’s edit screen. Before you do anything else, click “Update and save”.

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That is it – you have now created a new Page for your site. To learn how to provide Drupal with a French URL path, visit Section Creating a French alias.

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