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The Basics: Creating New Directories


What is a directory?

Directories are created as a way of organizing pages of similar content in one area.

An about directory, for example, would house the following pages:

  • Contact information (mailing address, email address, office hours, etc.)
  • Mission statement
  • Staff information

Creating a new directory

Step 1:

Navigate to where you want the directory to reside.


Step 2:

Click New and select New Folder with Page

new directory

Step 3:

Fill out the directory information accordingly and click Create.

new directory dialog box

Step 4:

Build out your index page and additional pages as necessary. Once finished, publish the entire directory.

Please Note: Avoid renaming your index files as it will break your breadcrumb on the front-end.

directory index


Renaming a directory

Step 1:

Navigate to the top level of your directory.

top level of directory

Step 2:

Hover over the directory and click on the More actions icon.

more actions

Step 3:

Click on File and Rename

file rename

Step 4:

Hit Enter/Return to confirm changes.

Note: You will need to republish directories and subsequent pages after renaming them.


Last Updated: 10/19/23