Tips and Tricks
Get the most out of your Open Publishing Space!
- Editing Open Publishing Space content on your desktop
- Customizing your Open Publishing Space theme
- Only display page content (when embedding pages)
- Making a homepage blog post 'sticky'
- Hiding a post from the homepage post list
- Built-in ShortCodes
Editing Open Publishing Space content on your desktop
Customizing your Open Publishing Space theme
The Open Publishing Space skeleton package comes with an Inherited Theme called 'mytheme' all ready for your further customization.
In addition, this theme is also automatically synced to the Git repository of your site. This means that you can invite other people, such as fellow educators or your students, to assist in the further customization of your site.
Only display page content (when embedding pages)
When displaying Open Publishing Space pages within another system (e.g. LMS) it is often helpful to only display page content and not include header navigation and the sidebar.
To do this, add
chromeless:true to your page URLs. For example, to only display the content of the page at http://demo.hibbittsdesign.org/grav-open-publishing-quark/blog/the-urban-jungle you would use the revised URL of http://demo.hibbittsdesign.org/grav-open-publishing-quark/blog/the-urban-jungle/chromeless:true
Making a homepage blog post 'sticky'
To make a blog post precede all other blog posts listed, add a
featured tag to it's taxonomy field (located on the
Options panel when editing a page in the Admin Panel). The frontmatter that is added to the page will look like this:
taxonomy: tag: -featured
Hiding a post from the homepage post list
To hide a blog post from the homepage post list, but still make it available on other pages, add the following page frontmatter option:
Override a page's automatically calculated Git Repository URL
To override the automatically calculated Git Repository URL on a page (i.e. to view a folder containing child pages), add the desired URL to the page frontmatter like this:
This ShortCode embeds an Embed.ly card Webpage preview.
This ShortCode embeds an H5P content item.
[h5p id="712"] [h5p url="https://h5p.org/h5p/embed/712"]
This shortcode embeds a Swipe slidedeck.