Bitrix Site Manager

Creating and editing a file

In this section

  • Context bar
  • Form fields
  • Example of creating a file
  • This form serves to create and edit files. To create a new file, click New file in the Site Explorer, or click on the administration toolbar in the site public section. A new file/page is created in the folder currently opened in the Site Explorer. By creating a new file, you add a new page to the current section of the site.

    To open an existing file for editing, click this file in the Site Explorer, or click in the administration toolbar.

    Context bar

    Button Description
    View file Displays the file source code. The button is displayed when editing an existing document.
    Edit as PHP Edits the file source code. This mode is for use by developers only.
    Edit as HTML Edits the document in the integrated visual HTML editor whose user interface is similar to that of Microsoft Word.
    Edit as text Displays the file text as is without PHP code. However, HTML tags are displayed in this mode.
    Rename Opens a form in which you can provide a new file name. The button is displayed when editing an existing document.
    Download file Downloads the selected file to your local machine. The button is displayed when editing an existing document.

    Form fields

    Field Description
    Template The template that will be used to create the page. For example: Standard page, Page include area or Section include area. The field is displayed when creating a new file.
    File name The file name including extension, for example, news.php. The field is displayed when creating a new file.
    Page title An arbitrary page title. The specified title will be displayed in the page body. The field is displayed in the Edit as HTML or Edit as text mode.
    Page properties
    This section is used for customising and editing the page property values and for managing the META tags, such as page keywords and description. The section is displayed in the Edit as HTML or Edit as text mode.
    Field Description
    Code The property name.
    Value Specifies the property value.

    Note!
    You can define properties in the Site Explorer module settings. An empty form field can be used to create a property, whose value will be used only with the current page. In this case, the Code field should contain the property mnemonic name. The property code is specified with the Roman letters only.

    See also: Folder properties.

    Control buttons

    Button Description
    Save Saves the current page.
    Apply Saves the page properties. Editing continues.
    Cancel Cancels current changes.

    Example of creating a file

    1. Click New file in the Site Explorer. The default editor specified in the Site Explorer module settings will be opened.
    2. Select the template that will be used to create a page.
    3. Specify the file name (e.g. company.php).
    4. Click Save to add the new file to a current folder. Click Apply to save the file in a current folder and continue editing.