Editor’s Guide

Learn how to use Scrivito as an editor

  • About In-Place EditingWhat is in-place editing, and how does it work? Learn about Scrivito’s editing controls like the top panel, the sidebar, and widgets. 
  • Published Content & Working CopiesWorking copies are for adding and editing content. Learn about the changes list and the working copy controls in the sidebar.  
  • Working with PagesLearn about the basic and advanced functions available in the page menu like creating, duplicating, copying and moving pages. 
  • Reviewing Changed PagesThe changes view mode lets you conveniently compare changed pages in a working copy with their published version. See how it works!
  • Using Widgets and Editing Their PropertiesWidgets are building blocks for all kinds of content you can place and freely arrange on pages. Here’s how to use them.
  • Using the Hierarchy BrowserScrivito’s hierarchy browser is a smart tool for quickly getting an overview of and adjusting pages part of your website’s structure. Learn how to use it!
  • Managing Resources Using the Content BrowserScrivito's Content Browser is a powerful tool for managing content. It lets you set the properties of objects in the CMS, supports filtering, searching and tagging, allows you to edit images, and much more.
  • Editing Page and Widget PropertiesPages and widgets have properties associated with them, e.g. a background color or image, or SEO-related data. Learn how to set properties using the built-in editors.  
  • Selectively Publishing Changed ContentLearn how to publish just some of the changes that were made in a working copy by transferring them to a different working copy.
  • Handling Intermediate ChangesConcurrent changes to content in different working copies require your attention when publishing them. Here’s how to discard, override, or merge edits that were applied in parallel.
  • Using the Publishing HistoryYou can access previously published working copies, e.g. to revert unwanted changes, either completely or selectively. Here’s what Scrivito’s publishing history has in store for you. 
  • Sharing a Working Copy by Adding OwnersLearn how you can invite others into your working copy to collaborate with them.
  • Restricting Pages to Logged-in VisitorsScrivito lets you restrict pages to logged-in visitors. Learn how to use this feature and what it effects.
  • Changing the Look of the Example AppThis short tutorial demonstrates how the basic look and feel of the Scrivito example app can be customized without changing the code of the application.


Watch our 2 minute introduction to Scrivito’s user-friendly WYSIWYG editing interface

Supported browsers for editing

  • Google Chrome: latest 2 versions
  • Mozilla Firefox: latest 2 versions
  • Apple Safari: latest version
  • Microsoft Edge: latest version

Browser support for viewing websites built with Scrivito is much broader, as it reflects ReactJS requirements.

Learn how to develop your own website with Scrivito and JavaScript

 

Get started!

Download or clone the Scrivito Example App and start exploring it.

Customize the Example App!

You can use our fully fledged Example App as a basis for your own website.