[test] How to successfully create a new post on Contentful

Learn how to create a new article consistent with our new template on the Contentful platform, thanks to these few simple videos.
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Creating, uploading and publishing new articles within Contentful is very simple and quick. The platform is user-friendly and the editing tool is particularly intuitive.

In order to create contents that are consistent with those already published in terms of graphic format, structure and usability, however, it is advisable to follow some common steps that are quickly and exhaustively illustrated in the next videos.

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Create a new simple page

1. Enter DXB

2. Select "Add entry"

3. Click on the "Simple Page" content type

4. Start creating your new content









Create a new simple page

Define an internal name for Contentful

This is not the title and it will not be shown in the page to final users.

Always make sure to insert the title that you want to be shown in the "Title" area

Define an internal name for Contentful

Fill in the title of the article

Unlike what happens for the "Name" section, this is the title that will be effectively displayed to final users.

Fill in the title of the article

Create a new lead block section

1. Add the title of this section in the description area and select "Heading 2"

NB: it's important that you add the title that you want to be displayed in the description area because the titles in the "title" area is for internal use and won't be displayed.

2. It's possible to use only Heading 2 and 5 in the description area


Create a new lead block section

Fill in the subtitle and choose the Hero type

It's important to always insert a subtitle in order not to have a blank space right under the title (if possible between 100 and 250 characters).

Fill in the subtitle and choose the Hero type

Use a new image as featured image

Make sure that the name of the main image of the article contains the keyword you chose for that content.

Always insert the name of the image (with the keyword in it) in the "Alternative text" section.

Use a new image as featured image

Use an already existing image as featured image

If you choose to use an image that already exists in Contentful, make sure to use it as it is and don't make changes.

If the image already exists it's probably because it's already included in an other page: if you make changes to the image or the asset, the changes will be seen also in the other pages where that asset is included.

Use an already existing image as featured image

Create a new simple page

Create a new simple page

1. Enter DXB

2. Select "Add entry"

3. Click on the "Simple Page" content type

4. Start creating your new content

Define an internal name for Contentful

Define an internal name for Contentful

This is not the title and it will not be shown in the page to final users.

Always make sure to insert the title that you want to be shown in the "Title" area

Fill in the title of the article

Fill in the title of the article

Unlike what happens for the "Name" section, this is the title that will be effectively displayed to final users.

Create a new lead block section

Create a new lead block section

1. Add the title of this section in the description area and select "Heading 2"

NB: it's important that you add the title that you want to be displayed in the description area because the titles in the "title" area is for internal use and won't be displayed.

2. It's possible to use only Heading 2 and 5 in the description area

Fill in the subtitle and choose the Hero type

Fill in the subtitle and choose the Hero type

It's important to always insert a subtitle in order not to have a blank space right under the title (if possible between 100 and 250 characters).

Use a new image as featured image

Use a new image as featured image

Make sure that the name of the main image of the article contains the keyword you chose for that content.

Always insert the name of the image (with the keyword in it) in the "Alternative text" section.

Use an already existing image as featured image

Use an already existing image as featured image

If you choose to use an image that already exists in Contentful, make sure to use it as it is and don't make changes.

If the image already exists it's probably because it's already included in an other page: if you make changes to the image or the asset, the changes will be seen also in the other pages where that asset is included.