When you activate a page, you are publishing it to the live NYU website. Pages created or modified in the CMS Authoring Environment are not visible on the live NYU website until they have been activated. While in the Site Admin view, there are five status colors to help users determine the current publication state of their pages.
Page activation is one of the most important and commonly sought out features in the CMS. There are three ways to activate a page, two of which can be done while in Site Admin view and the third while in Edit Mode.
As with activating a page there are three ways to deactivate a page, two of which can be done while in Site Admin view and the third while in Edit Mode.
If a page is no longer necessary and you do not need it in the future, you can delete it from the CMS. Deleting pages cannot be undone. If you delete a parent page, then all child pages underneath will be deleted as well.