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Customizing Public Area

Article ID: 95
Last updated: 29 May, 2019

KBPublisher can be extensively customized and you can get some spectacular results if you want to design your own site.

The default format of the KBPublisher Public Area is:

  1. The standard header is controlled by the Header field.
    Settings -> Public Area -> Common -> Header

You can:

  • Include the header by checking the Header field
  • Remove the Header by un-checking this field

If no header is assigned, a header is controlled by the Header title field.
Settings -> Public Area -> Common -> Header title

  1. Likewise, the left menu is standard. The menu is controlled by the View Format field which is under Look & Feel.
    Settings -> Public Area -> Common -> View Format

The menu choices are either Browseable, Left Menu or Intranet

  1. Directly under the header are menu options and a breadcrumb trail.

The menu options, which are extra links that can be included in the menu, are displayed first. For example, you might want to include a "Home" link if the knowledgebase is part of a larger site.

The menus are controlled by the Extra links in navigation field.
Settings -> Public Area -> Common -> Extra items in navigation 

To include extra links, click the [...] button and you can manage extra links.
The breadcrumb trail is displayed after any extra links. It reflects the article you are currently viewing in the knowledgebase.

  1. Site modules/Menu items.

The menu options are extra links in navigation menu.

The menus are controlled by the Site modules/Menu items field.
Settings -> Public Area -> Common -> Site modules/Menu items

To manage menu items, click [...].

  1. This area will change depending on "Page Design" settings.
    Settings -> Public Area -> Page Design.

In the "Page Design" section you can manage built-in blocks, add custom blocks, and organize blocks on the grid.

Article ID: 95
Last updated: 29 May, 2019
Revision: 12
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