Nodes can be thought of as entire pages or pieces of content that you would like to display on your website. These pieces of content can include pages, articles, blog posts, links that are associated with summaries and images, and more.
All nodes can be found under the main “Content” tab and can be added by clicking on the link “Add content”, as shown below:
Generally, all nodes in the uOttawa Web CMS distribution have a mandatory title, have various publishing options and can be categorized into groups. The webmaster of your site can then use these groups to render lists of content on your site. For example, “News Articles” can be tagged into a common “Content Group”, which could then be used to render a list of News Articles on your website’s home page using their titles and summaries.
The following subsections describe the most common nodes available in the uOttawa Web CMS distribution.