Using tabs

You can use tabs to display different pieces of related content together, e.g. if you have content in multiple languages, SEO or metadata.

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Written by Bruno Wilson
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This guide will walk you through how to use tabs. It includes the following steps;

A structure refers to the layout of fields added to one individual item. A template is a layout of fields that can be applied to multiple items: Structure vs a template - What's the difference?

Structures and templates are edited in the same location in Content Workflow; this location is called the structure/template editor as referenced in this guide.


Add a tab to an item structure or template

1. Open the structure editor. This can be done in two ways:

a) From an item, click the structure applied to the item ( 'No template applied' or the template name), and then click 'Edit the template'.

b) By editing the template directly from the Templates tab.

Note: Changes are not automatically saved when editing structure. To ensure your changes are saved, click 'Save' in the top bar or 'Save & Close' to exit.

2. Click the 'New tab +' button:

3. Click on the name of a new tab to rename it:

Reordering tabs

Drag and drop the tab to reorder. Click and drag tabs to their new position, as indicated by the blue 'drop' line:

You can also move tabs linearly by using the tab settings menu, and choosing 'Move left' or 'Move right'.

Duplicate or delete a tab

  1. Open the settings menu of the tab you want to duplicate or delete

  2. Select the relevant option

Content in the item on the original tab will not be duplicated.

All fields and instructions text included on the tab will be duplicated.

View tabs in the item

To navigate between different tabs, click on the tab, you wish to view inside the item content editor.

Tip: The tab you're currently viewing is represented in the browser URL. Copying this URL will take people directly to that tab.

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