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Omeka 101

Getting started with the Omeka exhibit platform

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Create Exhibits

Exhibits are narrative collections of items. They provide context for the individual items, and draw connections between them to tell a story to visitors. 

To begin, select "Exhibits" from the left-hand navigation menu. If you are creating an individual exhibit for your class, click the green "Add an Exhibit" button. If you are editing a group exhibit, click "Edit" under the name of the exhibit. 

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Add a New Page

Add a new page to your exhibit at the bottom of the "Edit Exhibit" page. Drag-and-drop to rearrange pages; they can even be nested. Be sure to click "Save Changes" when you are done. 

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Edit Pages

Every page requires a title, a shortened title for the navigation menu, and a url slug. Add content blocks by selecting the kind of content you wish to display; each page can contain more than one block. Be sure to click "Save" in the upper right hand corner when you are done!

Hover over the green stars for more details about each step.