LocalSignal displays a website's pages in sitemap form. The sitemap documents the pages on a website organized in hierarchical fashion.
LocalSignal Pages use panels as building blocks for a web page. Panels can be used across multiple pages. Depending on how the panel is coded, it will feature editable areas. The LocalSignal CMS attributes and values control what content is editable on the page.
Layout allows you to edit which panels are used on a page. This means rearranging, adding, or deleting panels.
Warning: Removing panels from a layout with data causes the data to be deleted.
LocalSignal has a Store Panel Layout feature that allows developers to save a page’s panel layout in order to be applied across multiple pages.
The Apply Panel Layout feature utilizes Stored Panel Layouts to set up new pages. You can only Apply Panel Layouts to pages that do not currently hold any panels.
The content of a LocalSignal website is editable in the specific page. LocalSignal developers code the panels in a specific way so the fields can be edited in the Page Content Editor.
There are different types of LocalSignal editable fields used on each website.
Text: One line input field for text on the page's content editor.
Textarea: Multi-line input field for text on the page's content editor.
Content: Rich Text Editor (WhizzyWig) that allows formatting, headings, links, lists, and more.
Menu: Select a Menu to be used from a dropdown list of Menus available. To add or edit a menu, navigate to the Menus section under the website heading.
Link: Allows the user to specify the link location and text in the content editor.
Select / Dropdown List: Gives users a defined list of options in the content editor. Only one option can be selected.
Maps: LocalSignal Maps allow users to utilize Google Maps on their website. Users can input an address, map hue color, map water color, map zoom level, and a map marker.
Forms: The Form tag allows users to select from a list of LocalSignal Forms.
Image: Upload or select an images through the LocalSignal page editor.
Background Image: Allows users to upload or select a background image to be used on a designated area.
Video: Easily embed a YouTube video.
The preview button on a Page opens the page's current draft in a new tab. The current draft is different from the current published page. To view the current page, visit the domains actual URL.
LocalSignal automatically generates a sitemap for each Client Account. the Sitemap logs the name of the page, the page URL, and the date the page was updated.