The standard page for your website. All other page types on the site will share the functionality of this page type.
First start by creating a “Web Page”. Each page on your site will have an assortment of tabs that house different types of data/content for that page.
In the Wagtail admin, we break up all the fields on a page into separate tabs to help with readability and to group similar functionality together. Listed below are the available tabs, what they do, and what fields you can expect to be shown in them.
The Content tab is meant to house all data fields related to the page’s content. You have the following options:
Title: The name of the page.
Cover Image: The big hero image you want for the page.
Body: The field your content will live. This uses a StreamField to allow you to dynamically create a page layout and content.
The Classify tab is meant to house all data fields related to the page’s classification. You have the following options:
Classifier Terms: The taxonomies you want assigned to this page. These taxonomies can be used for certain blocks to control what pages are related to a certain block. These taxonomies are defined in the Snippets section of the admin.
Tags: An optional tagging mechanism that can be used by a developer for any reason.
The Layout tab is meant to house all data fields related to the page’s layout. You have the following options:
Template: The template you want the page to use to render.
Show list of child pages: Toggles whether this parent page should show a list of its children pages.
Number per page: Controls how many children pages you want to show at once.
Order child pages by classifier: Child pages will first be sorted following the order of this classifier’s terms. For example, if this were set to a classifier called “Status” (which contained terms “In Stock” and “Out of Stock” in that respective order), then child pages that are “In Stock” would be shown first before pages that are “Out of Stock”.
Order child pages by: Controls how the children pages are sorted on this parent page. For example, if “Title, alphabetically” were selected here, the pages would be listed A-Z. If Order child pages by classifier is set (above) then this ordering will be applied after the classifier ordering. Following the previous example, if “Status” classifier were set above, “In Stock” items would be sorted A-Z, then “Out of Stock” items would be sorted A-Z.
Filter child pages by: Using Classifier terms, control which children pages are shown on the parent page.
The SEO tab is meant to house all data fields related to the page’s SEO settings, like Open Graph tags and Google’s structured data. You have the following options:
Slug: The URL path you want the page to exist on. If not set, it will be automatically generated from this page’s title.
Page Title: The title you want to be shown at the top of your web browser.
Search Description: The description you want to be placed in your site’s meta tags.
Open Graph preview image: The image you want your site to show when someone shares this page on social media.
Structured Data - Organization: These are numerous fields to construct structured data that Google uses. Fill this out on your home page and it will apply to all pages on your site.
The Settings tab is meant to house different controls for the page rendering. You have the following options:
Go live date/time: The date/time you want this page to be visible to visitors.
Expiry date/time: The date/time you want this page to become invisible to visitors.
Content Walls: This StreamField allows you to select Content Wall snippets that will be displayed to your users before they can access the page. A common use case is a pop up showing them a limited offer.