This article is for the new version of the structure editor.


Once you’ve got some items in your project, you will need to add structure to them. Adding structure to items is essential as it enables you to add content to them.

What is structure?

The process of creating structure is essentially adding different content input fields such as text fields, asset fields, radio button fields and so on to create the basis of the page or component that you'll be gathering content for. Once the structure has been created, these fields will are used to provide the relative types of content being added.

Structure vs a template - What's the difference?

An item can have a 'custom structure', which is a specific structure that exists only on that item, or the item can have a template applied to it.

A template is a saved structure, which can be easily applied to other similar items. An example of this would be having a structure saved as a template called 'Blog Post', which contains all fields needed to capture content on a typical blog post page.

The benefit of saving structures as templates is that you can very easily apply the template to items that need the same structure.

Tip: Plan to migrate your content using one of our CMS integrations? All of our integrations with CMS systems work on template mappings, so we recommend saving all item structures as templates if you plan to migrate your content.

How to add structure to an item

You can add structure to an item in two ways:

From an item

1. Open a blank item (without a structure or template currently applied). You'll see a button telling you to 'Add structure'.

2. Click the 'Add structure' button and you'll be taken into the structure editor.
3. Drag the fields that you want in this structure from the left onto the middle of the page to build up your structure.

You can re-order the fields by clicking the 6 dots at the far-right of a field and dragging and dropping it into a new position.


Customise fields with field names to reflect the content you want to collect. You can also add instructions below the field for further clarity or a word or character limit. Click the 'Settings' link underneath a field name to see this option.

4. Save the structure by clicking the 'Save structure' button.

You've now saved the structure and have applied it to this item, so you can now add content to it!

From the Templates tab in your project

1. Navigate to the Templates tab.
2. Click the 'Create New' button and add a name for the template.

3. Drag the fields that you want in this structure from the left onto the middle of the page to build up your structure.

You can re-order the fields by clicking the 6 dots at the far-right of a field and dragging and dropping it into a new position.

Customise fields with field names to reflect the content you want to collect. You can also add instructions below the field for further clarity or a word or character limit. Click the 'Settings' link underneath a field name to see this option.

4. Save the structure by clicking the 'Save template' button.

5. Navigate to the Content tab, and select your item using the checkbox.
6. From the Actions dropdown button that appears, select 'Apply a Template'.

7. Select your template from the list and click 'Apply Template'.

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