Once you’ve created a Collection, you can go back and edit collection items, fields, and other settings—even after the project has been published.
Once you’ve created a Collection, you can go back and edit collection items, fields, and other settings—even after the project has been published. This article will cover:
To access the Collection settings, open a Collection in the CMS and click on Settings. You can also click on the settings icon next to the Collection in the Collection Panel.
The singular and plural versions of the collection name can be edited at any time after a Collection has been created.
You can add, edit, or remove any fields in your Collection. In each field you can modify the label and help text. Customizing the help text can make it clear to Collaborators what each field is intended for.
Learn more about Collection Fields.
The connections manager in a Collection's settings allows you to see where a Collection Field is connected to in your designs. To access the connection manager, open the Collection settings, scroll all the way down, and click the button labeled "view connections".
Here, you can:
Once you remove a connection from an element, the element falls back to the default content associated with that element. For example, a paragraph will show the default placeholder text for the paragraph element.
A Collection is a living, breathing database—it’s constantly growing as you add more items to your Collection. You can make changes to existing Collection items or create new ones at any time in the Designer or the Editor.
Especially when working with a large database of content, bulk-editing can be a lifesaver. You can sort or search your content to determine what to edit.
With a Collection open, select the pin icon in the top right corner of the list to show or hide fields in the Collection. You can sort alphabetically or numerically by clicking on the column heading.
Using the search bar is another quick way to find exactly what you want to edit.
To edit multiple items, click the Select button in the top action bar to activate bulk editing.
Select items (SHIFT-click to select a range of items) and perform any of these bulk actions:
You can delete a Collection when you don’t need it anymore. This will also delete the Collection template page from your project.
To delete an entire collection, you need to:
If you wish to keep all your Collection lists and the designs within them on any of your pages where they exist (except for that Collection’s template page which will be deleted):
If you want to remove all the designs in Collection lists on all pages:
Deleting all CMS collections from your project will unlock Basic Hosting for that project unless you have Ecommerce collections which cannot be removed.
To remove all CMS from your site, delete each and every Collection in your project following the steps to delete a Collection above.
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