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Creating concrete5 Themes by Remo Laubacher

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How to edit content

This is the part where concrete5 differs a lot from most classic content management systems. Many traditional systems have a clear distinction between the frontend and backend.

If you edit content by selecting the object you'd like to amend in a tree-like structure and see some fields structured like a database application you'll see a different concept. There's an in-site editing mode in concrete5 where you can update almost any content in a layout which looks a lot like the actual site, thus making it easier to actually understand the changes you're making.

You've already seen the toolbar at the top of every page. As you might have expected, the Edit button is what we need. The button has a menu which appears if you just hover ...

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