Create a Portal
  • 14 Jan 2022
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Learn how to create a Portal below. Note: This document covers basic settings only. More advanced documentation coming soon.

What is a Portal?

A Portal is a collection of Publications. You can embed your Portal(s) on your WordPress, Typo3 or Joomla based website. Using yawave generated embed code provided to you when you create a Portal, you can embed Portals on any website.

  1. Click Collect/Portals.

clickportals

  1. Click Create Portal.

clickcreateportal

  1. Enter the portal name in the Portal field (Note: This field has an 80 character limit.). If an additional language is needed, click Add Translation and select a language from the drop-down menu.

enterportalname

  1. Enter a description for the portal in the Description field (Note: This field has a 160 character limit.).

enterportaldescription

  1. Upload a thumbnail by clicking the Thumbnail image box. Note: You can also drag and drop an image over the Thumbnail image box.

dragclickuploadportalthumbnail

  1. Upload a cover image by clicking the Cover image box. Note: You can also drag and drop an image over the Cover image box.

dragclickuploadportalcover

  1. Enter a URL-friendly version of the portal name in the Permalink Settings field. Note: The Permalink Settings field is automatically populated with the Portal name you entered in Step 1 above. This field is also referred to as a slug.

enterportalslugname

yawave also shows you the URL Preview using the slug you entered.

portalurlpreview

  1. Click the category(ies) you want to be shown in this Portal from the Categories drop-down menu. Note: You can click more that one category. If no categories are shown in the drop-down menu, this means you haven't created categories for your Publications yet. Read the Create a Category instructions and create your category(ies), then come back to this step and select your category(ies) from the Category drop-down menu. Make sure you click Save before creating additional categories.
Publications will not be shown in your Portal if:
  1. Click Save.
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