CMS: Adding Additional Dynamic Item Pages for a Collection

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Before you begin, you will need:
You can add additional dynamic pages at any time. Use these pages to display your content in different ways, using different elements.
This article refers to adding an additional dynamic page for an existing collection. If you want to add a new collection, with new dynamic pages, you can do so by adding a preset.
New datasets experience:
In Wix Studio, we've moved datasets to the Inspector panel on the right to make them easier for you to use. Learn more about the new datasets experience in Wix Studio

Step 1 | Add a new dynamic item page

You can display different collection fields, or update the design when you add a new dynamic item page. You can add up to 64 dynamic pages per collection.

To add a new dynamic page:

  1. Add a blank dynamic page:
    • In Wix Editor
      1. Click Menus & Pages on the left side of the Editor.
      2. Click Dynamic Pages then click the Settings icon  next to the collection you want to link your dynamic page to.
      3. Click Add Dynamic Item Page.

        A screenshot of the the Menus & Pages panel in the Editor, highlighting the Add Dynamic Item Page option
    • In Editor X:
      1. Click Pages in the top bar.
      2. Hover over the relevant group of dynamic pages and click the More Actions icon .
      3. Click Add Dynamic Item Page.

        A screenshot of the the Pages panel in Editor X, highlighting the Add Dynamic Item Page option
  2. Use the page URL to determine the content displayed on the page:
    1. Click the More Actions icon  next to the new page.
    2. Click Settings.
    3. Edit the fields under What's the page URL?

Step 2 | Add elements to the page and connect them

You can now set up your dynamic page the way you want. Add suitable elements such as images, text boxes or buttons and connect them to your content using the desired fields in your collection. You can keep any default elements that come with the page, or delete them.

To add an element and connect it:

  1. Go to the Add panel in your Editor.
    • Wix Editor: Click Add on the left side of the Editor.
    • Editor X: Click Add at the top of Editor X.
  2. Click the element you want to add.
  3. Select the element in the Editor and click the Connect to Data icon  (or in Editor X).
  4. Select the dataset you want to connect the element to under Connect a dataset.
A screenshot of a button element in the Editor with the Connect Button panel open and the Connect a Dataset menu highlighted
  1. Choose what you want to connect to each field under Connection Options or Components.
    Note: The options vary depending on the type of element. For example, most elements have Connection Options while repeaters have a Components section.
A screenshot of a gallery element in the Editor with the Connect Gallery panel open and the Connection Options highlighted
If your collection does not have the correct field type, you can add a new collection field when selecting connection options. From the relevant Connection Options field, select Add a new collection field, enter a Field Name and select the Field Type.