Create your own community website!
Sonoran CMS - Custom Pages
To add custom pages to your community, navigate to
Administration Panel -> Customization -> Custom Pages
Sonoran CMS - Page Editor
Once your page is created and saved, a dropdown will appear on the dashboard showing all community pages. In this dropdown, you can select the page you want to open it up
Sonoran CMS - Home Page
All pages are public, you can copy the URL after going to a page and share it with anybody, they don't even have to be part of the Sonoran CMS community!
To start editing a page, either add a new page or edit an existing page in the page editing admin menu.
Sonoran CMS - Page Editor
The text section includes a rich editor for including blocks of text. In this editor, you are able to set font sizes, bold, italic, underline, strike-through, and more!
Image sections allow you to insert one image into your page, just paste a link to the image in the text box.
The video section can be used to insert YouTube links into your custom page, just paste a regular YouTube link (or a shortened one) into the text box.
Button sections allow you to put individual buttons on your page that can be directed to an external page, custom form, or custom page.
Button Group sections allow you to have a group of buttons together on your page that can be directed to an external page, custom form, or custom page.
Information Block sections allow you to add multiple blocks to provide information for, these can be configured to grab "Total Community Members", "Total Department Members" or "Custom". "Custom" allows for customizable text.
Through these inputs you can change the page's title, path slug, and privacy setting.
Using the slider and three align buttons, you are able to control the size and align of each section
If you wish to add custom HTML to your page, you can click the right most button of the rich text editor
In the HTML editor, you are able to write or insert your own HTML code that wouldn't be possible using the default editor.
If you wish to add buttons to your page, you can add a button or button group section to your page. Each button has several settings that define how the button looks like and acts. Each button can be direct users to external websites, custom forms and custom pages.
Sonoran CMS - Custom Page Editor - Demoing Buttons
Custom pages can be setup as links from toolbar items
Example Community Toolbar
To setup links to community pages, go to
Toolbar Customization. Create the button you'd like to see, check "Community Page Link," and select the page you want
Sonoran CMS allows you to organize the order in which pages appear wherever they're listed, the main area pages are seen in an order would be the side navigation menu.
Sonoran CMS - Page Editor - Sorting Pages
To sort pages simply press the yellow bordered "Sort Pages" button on top of the pages table. This will enable "Sort Mode" and will allow you to adjust their order by dragging and dropping the rows. Once the preferred order is met you can save by clicking the "Save Sorted Pages" button.
Sonoran CMS - Page Editor - Sort Pages Button
Sonoran CMS allows you to easily organize the order in which your page sections are listed.
To sort page sections simply press the yellow "Sort Sections" button to the right of the blue "Add Section" button. This will enable "Sort Mode" and will allow you to adjust their order by dragging and dropping the rows in the table. Once the preferred order is met you can disable Sort Mode by clicking the "Disable Sort Mode" button.
Pages can now be privatized and require permissions to view, now when editing a page you can change whether or not the page is private. This will then provide permissions for the page within the Department Editor.
Only Private Pages will show in the Department Editor.
Sonoran CMS allows you to easily customize the landing page/dashboard for your community, this page is the first page your members will see from signing into your community. This allows the full customization of a custom page for your landing page.
Sonoran CMS Custom Page as Dashboard Page
To set a Custom Page as your Dashboard / Landing Page, navigate to the Custom Page Editor. Create a new page or choose between an existing page, once you have the page in mind press the grey home button, this will set it as the landing page.
Custom Pages can now have a custom path to the page, this path will append to the Sonoran CMS url. If you're using a custom domain it'll detect that and provide the proper URL.