Get to Know the Site Builder Page

When you edit an existing update or create an update for a site, the update opens in Site Builder. Take a minute to become familiar with the layout of the page and the tools available.

Here are a few things to note:

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The name of your site is listed.


Check the update for the name of the update you’re currently working on. If there’s more than one update available, you can switch to a different update.


Check the language to see which version you're currently working on.


Use Undo Undo icon to reverse the last edit or change you made in the editor. Use Redo Redo icon to reapply the most recent change you reversed using undo. You can use undo multiple times to reverse a series of changes in the current update including changes in content, style, and page organization.


Test Profiles give you the opportunity to create profiles with various audience attributes and use the profiles to represent different site visitors to test recommendations. Test profiles are set up when a site administrator creates a recommendation.


Use the preview options to see how the content will look under different circumstances. You can navigate to any page and see the base site with the changes from the current update applied. Click Fit to Window and choose a dimension to view the page as it will appear on a device with that screen size. Several sizes are given and you can create your own device size. Click editor ruler icon to see markings. Click an interval on the ruler to quickly see how the site appears at different sizes. You can also select portrait/landscape icon to see how a site will appear on a mobile device depending on orientation. Themes with a responsive design automatically arrange page content for the best use on the selected screen size.


Links to site pages don't work in preview mode.

Use the switch at the top of the page to alternate between view and edit. Click Preview icon to preview the site. This shows the page as it will appear to your site visitors, without slot and component borders and other visual aids used while editing. You can use the links on the pages to move around the site, including links in navigation menus, links in text, and so on. Links to other sites open in a new window for security purposes. Links to pages in the current site open in the same window or a new window depending on link target you specify.


Use the available options to process your changes. Click Commit to merge your changes to the base site, or click Save to save your changes to the update.

Use the annotation controls to add annotations or view existing annotations.
  • To add an annotation, click Add annotation icon, click the component where you want to add the annotation, then enter your comment in the text box, and click Post. See Add Annotations in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content and Experience.
  • To view annotations, click View annotations icon. When you click an annotation, the annotation note will get focus in the conversation.

Click More Menu icon to show (or hide) the conversation panel, where you can create or participate in a discussion about this site. See Use Conversations in Collaborating on Documents with Oracle Content and Experience.


Click the Expand menu to show (or hide) the tools in the sidebar.


You must set Edit switch to Edit before you can use the tools in the sidebar.

Click an icon (12–18) in the sidebar to manage pages, add components, change the theme, and more.

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12 Pages icon

Edit and add pages, manage nested page structures, reorganize pages, and change page settings.

13 sites layout icon

Add section layouts, such as horizontal or vertical layouts.

14 sites assets icon

Add assets to your site. You can select any assets that are in the repository that was selected when the site was created.

15 sites component icon

Insert components into your site. You can choose from different types of components, such as themed, custom, seeded, or see all available components.


Design icon

Select a different theme for the site or change the background for a page or slot.

17 Settings icon

Adjust the settings for the site, such as keywords for search engine optimization (SEO) and site redirects.

18 Manage sites icon

Return to the Sites page to manage your sites.