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Consistently adding authors to content pages is recommended to demonstrate authority and build trust with your audience. The author names are displayed at the top of the published content page.

On text content pages, an author highlight box might be displayed below the main content (if Highlight author is enabled in the author settings).

This article explains how to add authors to a content page.



Create an author

Before you can add an author to a content page, the author needs to be included on the list of approved authors for your site. From Pangea CMS, you can add a new author to the approved list. For details, see the following article:

From the edit screen for a text content page, you can conveniently create a new author via Upload > Author. When you use this method, a separate dialog opens with the author settings, so you do not lose any unsaved work.



Add authors to a content page

The steps below assume that the edit screen for the content page is already open in Pangea CMS. To learn how to create a content page from the beginning, see the following article:

Two methods are available for adding authors to a content page:


Add authors via Editor

To add one or more authors to a text content page:

  1. Go to Editor > Add author.
  2. Click inside the Authors box to open the list of approved authors for your site.
  3. Start typing a name to quickly find a specific author. Search by the first name, last name, or English name.
  4. Select the author you want to add to the page. If needed, add more authors.
  5. Hit Add.

The author names are added via Editor.

The changes are not published until you hit Publish or Publish & close in the bottom-right corner of the edit screen.


Add authors via settings

To add one or more authors to any content page:

  1. Select Authors, contributors in the left panel.
  2. Click inside the Authors box to open the list of approved authors for your site.
  3. Start typing a name to quickly find a specific author. Search by the first name, last name, or English name.
  4. Select the author you want to add to the page. If needed, add more authors.

The author names are added under Authors.

The changes are not published until you hit Publish or Publish & close in the bottom-right corner of the edit screen.



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