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The Home page (previously "Home page builder") is the first page an end-user will see when they visit your knowledge base. The Home Page Builder lets you customize your home page by adding links, changing colors, including categories from your knowledge base, and more.

Home page of Document360 KB site:

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The header, primary and secondary navigation, and footer appear on the home page but are configured in the "Customize site > Header and Footer" in Settings.


Accessing the Home page design settings

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  1. From the Knowledge base portal, navigate to "Settings > Knowledge base site > Customize site"
  2. The page holds all the basic site design configurations
  3. From the "Customize site" page, click "Customize site" again
  4. Select "Home" listed under "Main pages" on the left

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  1. A default Home page design is available for you to customize
  2. The different sections of the Home page are listed on the left, and a "Live preview" is available on the right
  3. Click on "Add new section" and choose from the available options
    • Rich text
    • Multicolumn card section
    • Image with text
    • Custom code section
    • Knowledge base categories
    • Widgets

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  1. You can hide or reorder the section on the left pane using drag-and-drop

The main "Hero seciton" at the top cannot be dragged and moved.

  1. Click on the "Save" icon to save all your recent changes
Publish button inactive

The Publish button becomes active only after you save your changes.

  1. Click on "Publish" to activate the changes made in the portal on the Knowledge base site

Home page themes

Customize your Home page with the Document360 themes. You can configure a unique theme for each workspace or language.

The following theme options are available in document360:

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1. Engage
2. Innovate
3. Learn
4. Default

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  1. Click on the "Themes" icon on the Home page design page
  2. Select the desired theme
  3. Click on the "Eye" icon to view a static preview
  4. Click the "Activate" button

Home page SEO

You can use a meta title, meta description, and a featured image for your Home page.

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  1. Click the "Settings" icon on the Home page design page and a popup appears
  2. Enter the Meta title and description for your Home page
  3. Turn on the "Visibility settings" toggle. The home page will not be visible in the knowledge base when the visibility setting is turned off
  4. Add a "Featured image" from the Drive by clicking "Choose image."
  5. Click "Save"