CMS (Formerly Content Manager): Working with Rich Content and Adding it to a Dynamic Page

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Rich content allows you, and others with the necessary permissions, to edit text, images and videos directly from your CMS (Content Management System). You can add, edit, and delete the fields in the same way you would edit any other field type and display the content on a dynamic page.

Set the field type in your collection to "rich content" and enable a suite of extra editing tools right inside the CMS. 

You can use the rich content field as an individual element on a dynamic page. Currently, the rich content field is not compatible with repeaters or tables.

Adding a rich content field in your collection

Select the "Rich Content" field type when you create a new field. You can also edit existing fields to make them rich content fields. After creating a rich content field, add and format your content in the field for each item in your collection. 

To add a rich content field:

  1. Go to CMS in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click the relevant collection.
  3. Click Manage Fields
  4. Click + Add Field
  5. Click the Field type drop-down and select Rich Content
  6. Enter a name in the Field Name field.
  7. (Velo only) Update the Field Key, which is used in the site's code. You cannot update this field later. 
  8. (Optional) Enter Help text if you want a tool tip icon next to your field title.
  9. Click Save.
A screenshot of the Edit Field panel, highlighting the Rich Content field type.
  1. Click the rich content field and enter text and use the available formatting options to customize the text. 

Adding a rich content element to your page

Display dynamic rich content from your collection on your site's pages. When connected to a dynamic page, each page with a rich content item has its own URL that you can link to other elements such as buttons, menu items or images.

To add a rich content element:

  1. Go to CMS in your Editor:
    • Wix Editor: Click CMS  on the left side of the Editor.
    • Editor X: Click CMS  at the top of Editor X.
  2. Click Add Content Elements.
  3. Click Rich Content.

    A screenshot of the Add Content Elements panel, the Rich Content option is highlighted.
  4. Click Connect to Data.
  5. Click the dataset you want to connect to under Connect a dataset.
  6. Click the rich content field you want to connect to under Connection Options.
  7. Select a rich content page from the Preview drop-down to see how it looks.
A screenshot showing the dynamic pages floating drop-down for a gym webpage

Media and text options in the rich content editor

In the rich content editor, you can work with a variety of text and media. Each type of content has its own settings that you can use to customize the look and feel of the page.

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