Creating a page version

Once you've created a page folderpage folder - A way of structuring the pages within a project and forms the URL structure – they can contain sub-folders. Known as `node` in code., you'll need to add a page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. to it that'll be visible to your customers.

Page versionsPage versions - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. can also already be available to you if a developer in your team has already set them up.

  1. Select the page folder where you want your new page version to be and click New then select Create page version
  1. Input a name for your new page version, this can be anything you want but it's best to keep it relevant to what you're creating
  1. Select the simple layout or a page templatepage template - A template of a page that can be used as a base to create new pages – they're created using the page template builder. Previously known as `blueprints`. (this article shows you how to create a page template)
  1. Click Save and this will open the page builderpage builder - An interface you work with to build your pages.
  1. Edit your page version by adding layout elementslayout elements - What needs to be added to a page before a Frontastic component can be added or a component group. Previously known as `cells`. and Frontastic componentsFrontastic components - A customizable building block that's used together with other components to create a commerce site. Known as `tastic` for short in code. (we go through how to do this in the Using the page builder article) then click Save

Your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. will be found in the Draft section in the site builder. To make your page version live click the more icon (three vertical dots) next to the name of your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. and select Make default.

If you want to make your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. live but not the default version, you can schedule your page version to go live in the very near future (like 1 minute) and it'll go live at that time but won't be your default page. See scheduling page versions for steps to schedule a page version.

To edit your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. at any time, click the edit icon on the name of your page version and you'll be taken to page builderpage builder - An interface you work with to build your pages. to edit your page version.

Page version settings

You can edit the name of your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. by clicking the more icon and selecting Settings.

Delete or archive a page version

You can delete your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. completely by selecting the trash can icon and then clicking Delete.

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This action can't be undone.

If you want to remove it from the Draft state and keep it as a reference, you can move it to the archive by clicking the more icon and selecting Archive. You can then access your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. within the Archived section if you change your mind.

Page history

You can check the history of your page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. by selecting the more icon (three vertical dots) and clicking Version history:

You can also duplicate a page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. or schedule a page versionpage version - A page can have multiple versions and in different states within a page folder, such as draft, scheduled, live, and so on. which we'll go through later, but first, let's look at how to use the page builderpage builder - An interface you work with to build your pages..


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