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donrua
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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I was looking at other SaaS companies structure for case studies, and many of the top names have a folder /case-studies/ as a portal to show many, then as you click on one they are pages within that folder. See: https://www.hubspot.com/case-studies/oakland-harley-davidson

I wanted to do that on my site. How do I create the case-study folder, how do I set a page for domain.com/case-studies/, and then how do I set the url for all individual case studies with their own page beneath?

I'm thinking I need to add a menu item in Settings. Is there a KB on building folders for clusters of content like that?

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DavidDennison
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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If I'm understanding your question correctly, this is done by what's called a "slug". Every time you create a new page, you will determine a slug for that page. If you set the slug for your case studies page as "case-studies", when you create that page, it will look like homepage.com/case-studies . Then when you create another page under that parent page, whatever you put that slug as will be the next part of the URL, in this case, oakland-harley-davidson. Often times the slug is created simply from the title of the page given and is automatically populated for you.

 

I've never really had to try and explain this out loud so forgive me if that doesn't really make a lot of sense haha

 

If you want to dive deep and learn more here is a resource where you might find your answer: https://webstyleguide.com/wsg3/3-information-architecture/index.html

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donrua
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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Not what I was looking for, sorry. I can make a slug look like it represents a folder structure, but I was asking if there was a way to create a folder structure. When you create the architecture of a folder structure there's a heirarchy, you can do things with all the items contained in that folder, vs a slug pretending to represent a folder structure.

This thread is similar. Others are saying "it's critical". It's such a common part of the web, just trying to figure our how Hubspot expects us to create a folder structure for pages, as we can do for landing pages.
https://community.hubspot.com/t5/HubSpot-Ideas/quot-Folders-quot-feature-for-Website-Pages/idi-p/315...

another example: when you store files, like images for HS, you store them in folders, and you can make all the folders you want to organize them. But we has hundreds of web pages too, how do we build out a folder structure?

DavidDennison
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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Do you mean a folder structure of how the files are actually stored?

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donrua
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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the structure, yes. How to end up with something like this, with root, case studies folder, then individual case study:
https://www.hubspot.com/case-studies/oakland-harley-davidson

DavidDennison
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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If I'm understanding your question correctly, this is done by what's called a "slug". Every time you create a new page, you will determine a slug for that page. If you set the slug for your case studies page as "case-studies", when you create that page, it will look like homepage.com/case-studies . Then when you create another page under that parent page, whatever you put that slug as will be the next part of the URL, in this case, oakland-harley-davidson. Often times the slug is created simply from the title of the page given and is automatically populated for you.

 

I've never really had to try and explain this out loud so forgive me if that doesn't really make a lot of sense haha

 

If you want to dive deep and learn more here is a resource where you might find your answer: https://webstyleguide.com/wsg3/3-information-architecture/index.html

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David Dennison

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DavidDennison
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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Are you using the HB CMS or another CMS?

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donrua
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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We built the site in Hubspot, but when I'm in the web pages section I didn't see a selection to create a folder or subfolders. Just wanted to find the correct way to approach grouping webpage content in a folder and have a landing page for that folder. domain/folder and domain/folder/pages

 

DavidDennison
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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So just to clarify, you're asking about the correct way to structure your site right? Or are you asking how to actually create the pages?

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JenWeiss
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How to set up case study folder, main portal page, and sub-pages?

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Hi @donrua

 

Thank you for reaching out to us

 

I want to tag some of our champions on this - @rikkilear @Drew_Cohen @NicoleSengers  to see if they have a better insight on how to achieve this. 

 

Best, 

@JenWeiss 

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