Interior pages in the Standard Template include:
Basic pages have fewer options for setup, making it easier and faster for those new to Cascade and the Template, or who have simple content to display. Walk through the Basic Page setup here.
Structured Pages have all of the options Basic Pages do, as well as some extended options to accommodate more complex information structures, such as tabs, accordions, and FAQs, as well as media such as Photo Galleries and Slideshows in the content area. Walk through the Structured Page setup here.
How to Choose Between Basic and Structured Interior Pages
The basic page and structured page are used for general content display. They share several common features. The basic page has fewer options for setup, making it easier and faster for those new to Cascade and the Template, or who have simple content to display.
When considering between a Basic Page and a Structured Page, it helps to determine ahead of time what type of content should go in the page. Figure 1.0 - Page Types and Options provides an at-a-glance view of the common and distinct features between the two types of pages.
|Figure 1.0 - Page Types and Options|
|Options||Basic Pages||Structured Pages|
|Sections, Tabs, Accordion, and FAQs||X|
|Media Display/Embed, Photo Galleries, Slideshows||X|
Additional Page Types:
Bio pages offer a structure that organizes and displays biographical data in a common, unified format, and without the need for custom development. Bio Pages are quite different, so they are documented in a separate section.
Interior pages are also often grouped together in sections (such as for a department or division within a school). There is specific documentation for setting up Section pages for this purpose.