CommonSpot: How to Edit a Page (Adding, Moving, and Deleting Elements)

Learn how to edit a page by adding, moving and deleting elements. A template helps create the look or theme of your page, by default the Base Plus One template is used for UWP pages. In some cases, you may need to add additional editable elements, or move and delete elements from what is provided in the template.

Adding Elements:

To manually add additional editable elements do the following:

-  Click on the Click to insert new element link.

Click to insert new element link

-  From the Element Gallery window, choose to use the Find field to search for an element by name OR click each category name to expand and browse through the available elements until you find the one you want to add to your page. 

Element Gallery

-  Click on the element and it will be added to your page for further editing.


Moving Elements:   

To move the position of an element within its container, follow the below steps:

-  Click on the element action icon (gear) for the element you want to move.

-  Choose to click the Move Element option from the upper portion of the context menu OR click the More option to expand the menu and choose one of the four move options (Move Up, Move Down, Move to Top, or Move to Bottom).

Element context menu - Move options


Deleting Elements:

To delete elements, follow the below steps:

-  Click on the element action icon (gear) for the element that you want to remove.

-  Click the More option to expand the context menu and choose Delete

Element context menu - Delete option

-  A box appears confirming the deletion.  Click Yes

Delete Confirmation window

 *See related KB article – ‘How to Edit a Page (Basics)’. 

KeywordsCommonSpot, website, edit, elements, add element, move element, delete element   Doc ID64474
OwnerMatthew G.GroupUW Parkside
Created2016-06-27 11:10:42Updated2023-11-01 08:26:27
SitesUW Parkside
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