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Create an OC Lost Animal page

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The OC Lost Animal content type populates the entries on the lost animals listing page; they do not present as an individual page on their own. However, they do provide a lot of detail about animals found by the city or council. You can also indicate if the animals are available for adoption.

lost animal entry on the listing page

How to create a lost animal page

  1. Right-click in the site tree where you want to create the page. We recommend making them under the lost animals listing you've already created.
  2. Select Create Page, then choose the OC Lost Animal content type.
  3. Fill out the necessary fields.
  4. Publish the page.

What to include on your lost animal page

Use the following information to fill out the fields for your OC Lost Animal page:

Field Function
Page name Completes the unique page URL
Animal name The title of the animal listing
Impound date The date that the animal was found and impounded
What type of animal is it?

The species of animal. These are the categories of animals listed in the Site Management settings; your community also uses these categories to filter search results on the listing page.

Note: Site Managers or System Administrators can customize the preset options available for Animal types before content authors start creating content. Visit our Manage the Lost Animals module article for more details on how to do this.

Add animal image An image of the lost animal. On the listing page, this image displays with the entry and can be enlarged.
Additional details
Council reference number The animal reference number used by the city or council. Your community can use this number while communicating about a lost animal with your council.
Where was the animal found? The location where the animal was found
Breed The specific type of animal
Color A color description of the animal
Gender Indicate the gender of the animal: Male, Female or Other
Is the animal desexed? Indicate if the animal is desexed by checking 'Yes' or 'No'
Microchip number The microchip number assigned to the animal.
Any distinguishing marks or additional information Any unique identifying marks or other distinctive descriptions
Is the animal available for adoption? Check 'Yes' if this animal is available for adoption 
Supporting information
Add common search terms people would use when looking for this animal Keywords or metadata to boost item in search results

What else?

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