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Embedding a content item


This article explains how to embed another content item into a content page in Pangea CMS. The steps apply for content items published by your own service.

You can embed a content item on any text-based content page in Pangea CMS. This includes articles, feature stories, and other content types available via New > Content in the top menu.


NOTE: The screenshots in this article show the Article edit screen. However, the steps also apply for other text-based content.

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Embed a single 'See Also' link

You can embed a single 'See Also' link to any content item. An example of a single 'See Also' link is available below:


Follow these steps:

  1. Position the cursor where you want to embed the link.
  2. Click the Insert Embed Content icon.
  3. Ensure Single item and Content are selected.
  4. Use the search paramaters in the left panel to narrow the search results, then click Search.
  5. Click + Attach (the plus icon) next to the item you want to embed.
  6. If prompted, select Add as See Also link.
  7. Configure how the embedded link will look. The available options differ according to the content type. When you are satisfied, click Attach.

The link is now embedded on the page. However, the changes are not visible on the public website until you click Save or Save & close.




Embed multiple 'See Also' links

You can embed a collection of 'See Also' links to multiple content items. An example of multiple 'See Also' links is available below:


Follow these steps:

  1. Position the cursor where you want to embed the list of links.
  2. Click the Insert Embed Content icon.
  3. Select Multiple items.
  4. Use the search parameters in the left panel to find the content items you want to include in the list.
  5. Click + Attach (the plus icon) next to each item you want to include. You can view and manage the attached items in the right panel.
  6. After attaching every item you want to include, click Save.
  7. Enable the Display Custom title slider if you want to enter a custom title. Otherwise, 'See Also' is added as the default title. Click Attach.

The links are now embedded on the page. However, the changes are not visible on the public website until you click Save or Save & close.




Embed content directly

For Multimedia content types, optionally embed the content directly onto the page. This article contains examples of directly embedded content.

Follow these steps:

  1. Position the cursor where you want to embed the content item.
  2. Click the Insert Embed Content icon.
  3. Ensure Single item and Content are selected.
  4. Under Content type in the left panel, select the type of content you want to embed under Multimedia.
  5. Use the additional search paramaters in the left panel to narrow the search results, then click Search.
  6. Click + Attach (the plus icon) next to the item you want to embed.
  7. Select Add as embedded content. If you do not see this option, it is not possible to directly embed this content type. You need to embed the content item as a 'See Also' link.
  8. Click Attach.

The content item is now embedded on the page. However, the changes are not visible on the public website until you click Save or Save & close.




Examples of directly embedded content

Examples of directly embedded Multimedia content items are available below:

An embedded Photo Gallery:


An embedded Video:

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An embedded Audio Clip:

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