Launches enable you to efficiently develop content for a future release.
A launch is created to allow you to make changes ready for future publication (while maintaining your current pages). After editing and updating your launch pages you promote them back to the source, then activate the source pages (top-level). Promoting duplicates the launch content back to the source pages and can be done either manually or automatically (dependent on fields set when creating and editing the launch).
For example, the seasonal product pages of your online store are updated quarterly so that the featured products align with the current season. To prepare for the next quarterly update, you can create a launch of the appropriate web pages. Throughout the quarter, the following changes are accumulated in the launch copy:
You can also:
When the next quarter arrives, you promote the launch pages so that you can publish the source pages (holding the updated content). You can promote either all pages, or only those that you have modified.
Launches can also be:
This section describes how to create, edit and promote (and if necessary delete) launch pages from within the Sites console or the Launches console:
Launches enable you to efficiently develop content for a future release of one or more activated web pages.
Launches allow you to:
Create a copy of your source pages:
Edit the launch configuration:
You can promote and publish the content either manually or automatically:
Update your source and launch pages in parallel:
Create a nested launch - a launch within a launch:
Deleting a launch will remove the launch itself and all descendant nested launches.
Creating and editing launches requires access rights to
/content/launches - as with the default group
Please contact your system administrator if you experience any problems.
In the Sites console, navigate to the source of the launch(es).
Open the References rail and select the source page.
Select Launches, the existing launch(es) will be listed, together with access to the Launches Console:
Tap/click on the appropriate launch, the list of possible actions will be displayed:
The Launches console provides an overview of your launches and allows you to take actions on those listed. The console can be accessed by:
The Tools Console: Tools, Sites, Launches.
Launches Console at the bottom of the Launches section of the References rail when navigating source content in the Sites console.
The Launches button at the top right, when navigating launch content in the Sites console:
Or directly; for example, with: