Create a content item as the data source for a component

Abstract

Create a content item and assign it as the data source for a component at the same time.

You can create a new content item at the same time as you assign the item to a component.

To create a new content item as a data source for a component:

  1. In the page editor, open the page with the component that you want to create a data source item for, and select the component.

    A component with no data source selected in the page editor
  2. In the right-hand pane, click Browse.

  3. In the Assign content item dialog, in the content tree, select the parent item for the new content item.

  4. Click Create new.

    The Assign content item dialog box
  5. Select a template.

  6. Enter a name for the new content item.

  7. Click Assign.

Now you can edit the new content item.