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Page properties - Advanced tab

Publishers and Web Admins have access to the Advanced page properties tab. This tab contains additional settings for a page to redirect, change the design theme associated with the page, add a page body class for discrete customization, and to add a short, "vanity" URL for the page for easier reference. This tab is not available to those in the Author role.

The Redirect field allows for a /content/... reference to a page or a fully qualified absolute URL to a page, e.g.,

The page content will be retained when this is set, but the page URL will redirect to a new location once published with a redirect.

The Design field allows for an individual page and its descendant pages to be assigned a different theme than the rest of a site. This is used primarily for magazines within a site.

This should not be changed on an individual basis as it may cause confusion to those visiting your site.

The Page Body Classes field allows for individual pages to have custom styling based on a class via local assets, or for use with other tracking or third-party features that require finer grain targeting.

Vanity URLs are used to allow for shorter links to a site page when the actual page path may be longer than desired, e.g., instead of

This is primarily used for print campaigns that link back to a web page within Ensemble.

Advanced page properties
Advanced page properties