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Add content types to projects and folders

When a project is first created a number of content types will have been added to the project to get you started. As you use the system, you may find you need to add additional content types to support new features.

Adding a content type to a project

The process of adding content types to the system is straight forward, you'll need to be a System Administrator to carry out the following process.

  1. Open the Management Console in the Project Explorer.
  2. Expand Project Setup.
  3. Select Content Types, the content type grid will open in the work area
  4. Press the Add Content Type(s) button in the bottom toolbar, the Unassigned Content Types dialog will open. 
  5. Locate the Content Type(s) you'd like to add from the grid by checking the checkboxes followed by pressing Save. The content types will be added to the project.

Assigning a content to a folder

To start using the new content type in a project, it will need to be added to a folder where you intend to use the content.

  1. Locate the folder where you would like to to include the content type in the Project Explorer.
  2. Right click on the folder and select Properties from the context menu. The folder properties screen will open.
  3. Select the Content Types tab.
  4. Press the Add Content Type(s)  button in the bottom toolbar, the Unassigned Content Types dialog will open.
  5. Locate the Content Type(s) you'd like to add from the grid by checking the checkboxes followed by pressing Save