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How to move pages

1. You can move around pages in OpenCms without creating broken links. When pages are moved as described below, internal link URLs are updated accordingly (links from third party websites to specific pages will need to be updated though).

2. To move a page, left-click the page icon and select Rename/Move from the drop down menu.

Rename or move page in OpenCms

3. In the dialogue that appears click Search to open the website navigation structure.

Click search in move dialogue screen

4. Next, click the folder or sub folder where you would like to relocate the file.

Relocating files in OpenCms

You can only move a page to a folder or sub folder. If you click on an HTML file directly, an error message will appear.

5. The link on the left will update accordingly. Press OK.

6. When you open the folder in question, you will find that the page has been relocated:

Moved files has flag and lock

7. Preview the page and test the navigation menu at the top to ensure the navigation order is still correct for that folder. If necessary, edit the navigation order for that file in the page Properties (left-click the file icon and selet Properties  from the drop down).

8. Publish (Publish changes) changes.

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