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Location: Websites – (Web site name) – Edit – Items – Item Types

Required Setup: In order to view this page:

  • You must be assigned the role of General Manager, Marketing Manager, or a custom role that includes the Solution permission.
  • The Kigo discovery theme must be selected in Appearance – Themes.

Scope: This feature is available for Kigo Plan 2 and above.

About the Item Types Page

The Item types page lets you create and edit item types to use on your web pages. Item types help you group the items you create into categories, allowing your web site's visitors to locate the information they need more quickly.

Item Type Page

Field Definitions

Add New Type

  • Name: Enter the name of the item type.
  • Slug: Enter any descriptive text that you want to appear at the end of your URL.
  • Parent: Select an item type to be the parent of the item type you're creating, or select None to have no parent type.
  • Description: Enter a description of the item type.

Update Item Types

  • Name: This is the name of the item type. You may click the name to edit the item type details.
    • Edit: Opens the Edit type page, where you can make updates to the item type's name, slug, parent, and description.
      • Name: Enter the name of the item type.
      • Slug: Enter any descriptive text that you want to appear at the end of your URL.
      • Parent: Select another item type to be the parent of the item type you're creating, or select None to have no parent type.
      • Description: Enter a description of the item type.
    • Quick edit: Change the item type's name and slug.
      • Name: Enter a new name for the item type.
      • Slug: Enter any descriptive text that you want to appear at the end of your URL.
    • Delete: Delete the item type.
    • View: View an example of how the item type looks when published.
  • Description: This is a description of the item type.
  • Slug: This is the descriptive text that appears at the end of URL for this item type.
  • Count: This is the number of items that are associated with the item type. Click the number to open the All items page, where you can update the items associated with the item type.

Creating Item Types

  1. Enter a name for the item type in the Name field.
  2. Enter the descriptive text you want at the end of your URL in the Slug field.
  3. Click the drop-down arrow in the Parent field and select a parent for the item type, or select None to have no parent type.
  4. Enter a description of the item type in the Description field.
  5. Click the Add new type button.

Editing Item Types

  1. Hold your cursor over the item type you want to edit. A list of options appears.
  2. Click the Edit link.
  3. Make the necessary changes in the provided fields.
    • Enter a name for the item type in the Name field.
    • Enter the descriptive text you want at the end of your URL in the Slug field.
    • Click the drop-down arrow in the Parent field and select a parent for the item type, or select None to have no parent type.
    • Enter a description of the item type in the Description field.
  4. Click the Update button.

Quick Editing Item Types

  1. Hold your cursor over the item type you want to edit. A list of options appears.
  2. Click the Quick edit link. Options to edit the item type appear on the page.
  3. Make the necessary changes in the provided fields.
    • Enter a name for the item type in the Name field.
    • Enter the descriptive text you want at the end of your URL in the Slug field.
  4. Click the Update type button.

Deleting Item Types

  1. Hold your cursor over the item type you want to delete. A list of options appears.
  2. Click the Delete link. The item type is removed from the list of available item types.

Viewing Item Types

  1. Hold your cursor over the item type you want to view. A list of options appears.
  2. Click the View link. A web page with the item type displayed appears.

Additional Information/Related Topics

Item Tools

All Items

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