Component Basics

Insert a Component

  1. There are three different ways to insert a new component onto a page:
    1. In the Sidekick, locate the component you wish to add to the page. Click on the component and drag it to where you would like to live on the page; or
    2. Right-click on an empty space that reads "Drag components here." Click "New..." from the menu and select the component you wish to add to the page; or
    3. Right-click on a component that is already on the page. Click "New..." from the menu and select the component you wish to add to the page. Doing this will place the new component above the component you originally right-clicked on.
  2. A placeholder will now appear where you have inserted the component.

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Edit a Component

  1. Depending on the functionality of the component, there are three different ways to edit a component on a page:
    1. Right-click the component you want to edit and click "Edit" from the menu; or
    2. Double-click the component you want to edit; or
    3. Select "Edit" from the toolbar above the component.
  2. Edit the component as needed and click "OK" to confirm updates.

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Duplicate a Component

  1. Depending on the functionality of the component, there are two different ways to duplicate a component:
    1. Right-click the component you want to duplicate and click "Copy" from the menu; or
    2. Select "Copy" from the toolbar above the component.
  2. A shorthand listing of your copied component will appear in the Clipboard of your Asset Tray.
  3. To paste the copied component onto the page:
    1. Right-click on the component you wish to insert the copied component above and click "Paste" from the menu; or
    2. Select "Paste" from the toolbar above the component you wish to insert the copied component above.
  4. Note: To copy a component and automatically delete the original when pasting it elsewhere on the page, select "Cut" instead of "Copy."

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Delete a Component

  1. Depending on the functionality of the component, there are two different ways to delete a component:
    1. Right-click the component and click "Delete" from the menu; or
    2. Select "Delete" from the toolbar above the component.
  2. A window will appear and ask you to verify that you really want to delete the selected component. Click "Yes" to delete.

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