Creating and Editing a Tutorial

Goal

Create or edit a Tutorial.

Prerequisite knowledge

Steps

You can create a new Tutorial by following the steps below, or edit an existing one by only editing some of the fields.

  1. In the administrative menu, go to Content > Add content > Tutorial or find the Tutorial you would like to edit as described in Finding Content.
  2. Fill in the form fields. See the table for fields and values below.
  3. Field nameExplanationExample value

    Language

    Select the language of your content (English, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese-Brazil, French, Dutch). The content item will be displayed on the corresponding language version of the website. For more on language versions see Managing Translations

    English

    Title

    The title of the Tutorial.

    iText Quick-Start Tutorial

    Summary

    Optional: A short summary of your content. As the Tutorials page is a Landing Page , the teaser text is not automatically listed there.

    [teaser text]

    Body

    The copy of your content. You can select plain text, filtered HTML, full HTML or the default Markdown as text format.

    [copy of your content]

    Inline Image

    Browse and upload an image that you can then insert into the Body.

    [an image]

    Domain access options

    "Send to all affiliates" must always be selected. "Publish to" one must be selected - target audience for the site: customers (iText) OR developers (iText Developers).

    iText Developers

    Menu settings

    Tutorials are added manually to their Landing Page, you don't have to put them in the menu.

    -

    URL path settings

    The URL of the page. Generate automatic URL alias is enabled by default, usually there is no need to change it.

    -

    Meta tags

    You can edit Page title, Description, Abstract, Keywords for SEO. Usually there is no need to change the default settings.

    -

    Book outline

    Add the Tutorial to a Book as described in the topic Creating and Editing Books

    -

    Authoring information

    The author (Authored by) and publishing date (Authored on) aren't displayed for Tutorials, so you can leave the default (logged in user and date of publication).

    -

    Publishing options

    Add Moderation notes for reviewers and set the Moderation state of your content (Draft, Needs review or Published). To learn more about moderation states see Content Moderation and Approval.

    Needs review

  4. Click Preview to check what your Tutorial will look like on the site. Click Save to create your Tutorial or save your changes.