User Interface | The Ribbon
Sitecore offers users a number of options, which are organized into categories in tabs at the top of the ribbon. Browse the sections below to learn more about each tab on the Sitecore ribbon.
At the far left there is a red Sitecore button, and underneath it, the Save button, which remains constant independent of the tab selected. Use the red Sitecore button to sign out of the application.
The Ribbon Structure
- the interface contains tabs at the top of the ribbon.
Groups - each tab is divided into groups labeled in white text along the bottom of the ribbon.
Commands – each Group is further subdivided into Commands for each individual action.
The Publish tab contains the Preview button, and may be the most helpful tab to keep open while editing. Note that pages are published by submitting/approving them under the Review tab.
contains the change command, which allows a page to be hidden.
contains several commands that allow more control over the files that are published.
- Page Editor allows the current page content to be viewed and edited. Click on the red “X” to close the page editor window.
- Preview displays the page as it will appear on the live website. This feature is important as it allows the user to check work before starting the publishing process.
- Publishing Viewer shows which versions of the page are on the current site.