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Create an OC Park page

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OC Park pages are great for showcasing the wonderful features of the parks within your council.

The fields built into the content type enable you to easily present specific features, location details, hours and contact details, and an image gallery. 

One particularly important feature of the OC Park content type is the ability to add temporary announcements. This feature allows you to warn your community of any temporary closures, warnings or disruptions within your parks.

A park page with the full-width template

How to create an OC Park page

  1. Right-click in the site tree where you want to create the page.
  2. Choose Create page.
  3. Select OC Park as the content type.
  4. Select which template you would like to use.
  5. Fill out the necessary fields of the page.
  6. Add any supplementary information in the WYSIWYG Editor
  7. Publish the page.

What to include on your OC Park page

Use the following information to fill out OC Park page fields:

Field Function/Display
Page name Completes the unique page URL
Facility name The name displayed in the parks listing page and as the title of the page
Add facility summary A brief overview of the park for listing pages and search results 
Select facility categories

The categories associated with the park. These categories are also used as a search filter on the parks listing page

Note: Site Managers or System Administrators can customize the preset options available for Park categories and features, before content authors start creating content. Visit our Manage the Parks module article for more details on how to do this.
Select facility features

Available amenities/services available at the park. These features are listed in a side panel on the page.

Note: on mobile view, all side panels are displayed below the main content area

Add facility image

Main image for the park used in the listing page and the OC Park page

Note: When choosing an image, make sure it is at least 900px wide. This size will work for both templates available.


The park opening hours. If the park doesn't have set opening hours, leave this field blank.

Extra details about hours Enter any additional details about opening hours, such as a public holiday or seasonal variations here
Location details
Street address Street location for Google maps
Locality Suburb of facility for Google maps
Postal code Post code or ZIP code of facility for Google maps
Latitude Longitude (in decimal "lat, lon" format)

The latitude and longitude to determine the parks location on a map. You can add this yourself, or it will be automatically generated from the street address when the page is published.

We recommend manually entering the lat/long for parks that don't have a fixed address. This will drop a map pin at the coordinates you specify.

Note: if you are adding this manually, please ensure the 'Overwrite lat/long values when the page is published' setting is set to 'No'. Access this setting from More > Site Management > your site > Settings > Location

Contact Details
Contact name Name of contact person or organization
Contact phone number Phone number of the contact person or organization
Alternate phone number Alternate phone number of the contact person or organization
Contact email Email of the contact person or organization
Facility website (starting with http:// or https://) Website URL for the park
Temporary announcement
What kind of announcement is this Select from 'Temporary Closure', 'Announcement', or 'Warning
Add an announcement Text for announcement
Supporting information
Additional side panels Add additional side panel content using a  WYSIWYG editor. Use the field provided to name the panel and the 'edit' button to open the WYSIWYG editor.
Add supporting images Park related images for an image gallery on the details page
Add supporting links Park related internal/external links
Add supporting documents Park related documentation
Enter custom text and link Additional internal/external links
Add common search terms people would use when looking for this facility Park keywords or metadata to boost page in search results
Content labels

These labels organize your content internally (i.e. your site visitors won’t see the labels). You can make contents lists using these content labels.

The admin of a park page

OC Park pages have 2 templates to choose from: the OC Default template or the OC With Full-Width Image. Both templates are 2-columns, with a main WYSIWYG content area and a right-hand column for side panel content to list park features. While both templates have a field for a page image, the OC With Full Width Image template is better suited to prominently display an image of your park. See this article for more information about OC Park templates.

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