First steps in PageSeeder

Login to PageSeeder as an administrator and switch to the developer perspective. To learn about what projects and groups are in PageSeeder, please read 1. Before you start.

Great, let's get our feet wet!

Create a first project

Click on the Create Project icon.

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Fill out the form:

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Project name

The name of the project, it will prefix all groups in that project.

Note

There are restrictions on the characters that can be used.

Description

A description for the project, it will appear next to the project in various pages in PageSeeder.

Owner

Is generally the same as the project name.

Welcome message

This message will be sent in the welcome email that new members of this project receive upon joining.

If things work out as planned, the following screen should display after clicking on Submit.

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Click on the Home Page link, to go inside the newly created project. The next screen should display the project home page.

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Create the first group

Next, we need to create a group within the project.

From the project home page, click on New Group. (or alternatively, the Create Group icon on the left hand side).

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Fill out the form:

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Group Name

The name of the group. The full name of the group will automatically be prefixed by the name of the project.

Description

A description for this group. It will often appear beside the group in the user interface.

Welcome Message

This is the message that will be sent by email to users who are invited to the group.

Click on Submit, to create the group:

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Click on the Home Page link, to go inside the newly created group. The next screen will display the group home page.

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Next...

Have a look at the big picture in 3. Overall Architecture.

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