Previewing URL Mapped content

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Ryan O'Dell

Aug 30, 2023, 5:34:44 AM8/30/23
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Is it possible for a Content Editor to preview URL Mapped content?

If so, how?

If not, are there any workaround/solutions to assist with this?

Thank you,

Will Ezell

Aug 30, 2023, 8:13:34 AM8/30/23

There are a couple of ways - 
  • First there is the new "Pages" portlet that shows all pages+urlmaps and give you one click access to preview/edit mode.  You can see this on the demo site.

  • Second, when editing a content that has a url map, the editor will see a "preview" button that will take them to edit mode:

    Screenshot 2023-08-30 at 8.10.03 AM.png

  • And finally but maybe least helpful, a user should be able to go to any page in edit mode and browse the site for it.

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Ryan O'Dell

Aug 30, 2023, 9:19:59 AM8/30/23
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Hi Will,

Sounds good, I like the idea of the "Preview" option from the content-let edit screen... however, I don't see that in dotCMS v23.1.5, which version does that get introduced in?

Many thanks,

Ryan O'Dell

Aug 30, 2023, 9:22:52 AM8/30/23
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Jameson Mauro

Aug 30, 2023, 10:51:38 AM8/30/23
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Hey Ryan,

Yep, that's the one! 

Thanks for the question; this alerted me that I'd forgotten to add a bullet to Adding and Editing Content. Updated some screenshots while I was at it, too. (It's fresh enough that it may require a hard refresh if cached locally.)
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