How Do I Access CMS on Webflow?

Are you wondering how to access the Content Management System (CMS) on Webflow? Look no further!

In this article, we will guide you through the process step by step. So, let’s get started!

Step 1: Log in to your Webflow Account

First things first, you need to log in to your Webflow account. Head over to the Webflow website and enter your login credentials. Once logged in, you will be directed to the Webflow dashboard.

Step 2: Select Your Project

On the dashboard, locate and click on the project you want to access the CMS for. This will open up your project editor.

Step 3: Access CMS

To access the CMS, look for the “CMS” tab located on the left-hand side of your project editor. Click on it, and a dropdown menu will appear.

Create a Collection

If this is your first time accessing the CMS for this project, you will need to create a collection. Collections are where you define and organize your content types.

To create a new collection:

  1. Navigate to “Collections” in the CMS dropdown menu.
  2. Click on “Create New Collection.”
  3. Give your collection a name that represents its content type (e.g., “Blog Posts”).
  4. Add fields to define what information each item in your collection contains (e., title, author, date).
  5. Save your changes.

Edit Existing Collections

If you already have collections set up in your project, you can directly access and edit them by selecting “Collections” from the CMS dropdown menu. Here, you can add or remove fields, modify collection settings, or make any necessary adjustments.

Step 4: Add and Manage Content

Now that you have access to the CMS, it’s time to start adding and managing your content. To do this:

  1. Click on “Collections” in the CMS dropdown menu.
  2. Select the collection you want to work with.
  3. Click on “Add New +” to create a new item in your collection.
  4. Fill in the fields with the relevant information for your content.

You can also edit or delete existing items by selecting them from the collection list and making the necessary modifications.

Step 5: Publish Your Changes

After making changes or adding new content through the CMS, don’t forget to publish your changes for them to take effect on your live website. Simply click on the “Publish” button located at the top right corner of your project editor. Your updated content will now be visible on your website!

Congratulations! You have successfully accessed and utilized the CMS on Webflow. Now you can effortlessly manage and update your website’s content through this powerful tool.

Remember to save any changes regularly and keep an eye out for new features Webflow might introduce to enhance your CMS experience!