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Module 2: Develop web form

Add a title and add description text


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Add a Title

To add a title to a form page:

  1. Navigate to the web form page
  2. In the Page tab, Edit group, click Edit
  3. In the BYLINE field, enter the title of your form
  4. In the Page tab, Edit group, click Check In to save your changes
  5. In the Publish tab, click Publish (if you are ready to publish your web form page)

Add Description Text

It is highly recommended that you add description text on your form to describe its purpose to your users. To add content, you must use the Content Editor Web Part in Zone 1.

To add description text on your form:

  1. Navigate to the web form page
  2. In the Page tab, Edit group, click Edit
  3. In Zone 1, click Add a Web Part
    The Browse tab will open at the top of your window with web part options
  4. In Categories, click the Media and Content folder
    Note

    You may need to scroll down to find the Media and Content folder.

  5. In Web Parts, click Content Editor Web Part
    click Content Editor Web Part
  6. In About the Web Part, ensure Zone 1 is selected after Add Web Part to, and then click Add
    Select Zone 1 then click Add
    The Content Editor Web Part is added to Zone 1 on your web form page
  7. In Zone 1, Click here to add new content, and enter the text you want to appear above the form

At this point, you have added text to your web form page, but if you Check In, you’ll notice that the blue box with the title CONTENT EDITOR WEB PART remains on your page.

To hide the web part title, you must edit the web part:

  1. Hover over the right side of the blue box in the web part, and then click the down arrow
    Click the down arrow
    Tip

    The web part menu is always available via this drop-down menu, but the arrow is hidden. Whenever you want to edit a web part, you must hover over the upper, right side of the web part to make the arrow appear.

  2. In the drop-down menu, Click Edit Web Part
    Note

    The web part properties display in a box at the upper right of your window. You may need to scroll over and up to see the web part properties.

    scroll over and up to see the web part properties
  3. Next to Appearance, click the + to open the menu
  4. In the Chrome Type category, click None from the drop-down menu, and then click OK
    The blue box with the title CONTENT EDITOR WEB PART is removed from your form page in the published view
    Note

    You will still see the blue box in edit mode

  5. In the Page tab, click Check In to save your changes
  6. In the Publish tab, click Publish (if you are ready to publish your web form page)
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