Example of a page in the menu structure


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Overview of Site Sections

Site structure is how you organize your pages and how they are connected. The site structure menu is like the table of contents in a document. This allows visitors to easily navigate to your content. The site structure is also important from an SEO perspective and pages must be in a logical order with appropriate names otherwise search engines are not able to index your pages properly.



Considerations Before Adding a Page Into Your Site Structure 

Before adding a new page into your site structure, you will need to consult the Site Owner or Site Access Owner on the medschool site. This is an important step because there are many considerations to think about before adding new pages. If you are uncertain who is your Site Owner or Site Access Owner or, if you are a Site Owner or Site Access Owner, please complete a Support Request form and we will be happy to help guide you through the process.

Considerations before adding a page into your site structure: 

  • Is your page part of a hierarchical or tree-like structure?
  • Is your page structured to be SEO-friendly?
  • Did you add Target Keyword and Meta Description?
  • Have you looked at what your competitors are doing?
  • Do you have duplicative content on the page?
  • Do all your URLs work?
  • Does your page meet the WCAG AA accessibility standards?


Adding Your Page Into Your Site Structure

  1. Log in to your site.
  2. Go to the Content Overview page.
  3. Find the desired content you want to add into the site structure.
  4. Under Operations, click Edit

    Example of the content overview page with steps 2 & 4 hi-lighted
  5. In the Additional Options section, expand the Menu Setting option.
  6. Toggle on the Provide a menu link
  7. Open the Parent Link dropdown menu and select the appropriate parent page. 

    Example of the menu settings expanded with steps 5 and 6 hi lighted
  8. Click Save

    Example of the save button