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How do I rename a page?

Note: When you rename a page, you change the address (URL) of every sub-page and file beneath. The process of renaming a page will not rename any links within your body content. Therefore, we recommend you check for broken links after renaming a page. This is one of the reasons why it's best to use relative links within your site.

  1. Browse to the page you wish to rename.
  2. Go to Edit > More > Current page tab.
  3. In the Manage page box, select the link Rename this page. You'll see the URL of the page you are moving at the top of the screen. The page name forms the end of the URL. For example, if the URL is:

    /fac/arts/dept/students

    …the name of the current page is students. You could rename this page current, which would make the URL:

    /fac/arts/dept/current
  4. In the New URL box, remove the old page name and enter the new name e.g.:

    Rename page options

  5. You now have the option to leave a forwarding page behind that points to the new page name. A forwarding page automatically redirects people who visit the old URL, or sub-pages, to the new URL. To do so, select the checkbox Forward requests for
  6. Specify whether or not the page you're renaming should be included in search results by choosing the appropriate option from the Allow search engines drop-down menu. Your choice also applies to any sub-pages or files beneath the current page. For more information, see the FAQ on how search engines find pages.
  7. Specify whether the view permissions should remain at the current settings, or be removed, by choosing the appropriate option from the Permissions drop-down menu. Your choice also applies to any sub-pages or files beneath the current page. For more information see the FAQ on editing page permissions.
  8. Select the Rename page button.

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