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User interface

My dashboard

The first screen that you see after logging in is My dashboard. It contains shortcuts to most commonly used areas:

  • review queue
  • your drafts
  • the content that you have created
  • recently modified content, etc.

You can select any of these items and view them in detail or start editing them from this point. You can also reschedule or cancel planned publications using the dashboard.

My dashboard

You can always return to the My dashboard screen by clicking the logo in the upper left corner.

The left side menu allows you to move between important sections of the application.

Side menu

Depending on the product edition and your permissions, the top level sections on the leftmost pane may include, for example:

  • Content, which gives you access to the content Repository. It lets you navigate the Content Tree, create, edit, move, copy, delete content, etc.
  • Site, which enables you to create and edit block-based Pages and manage multiple websites.
  • PIM, which enables you to handle products presented on the website, including their specifications and pricing.
  • Admin, which is the administration panel where you can manage Users, Sections, permissions, etc.

Content Tree

If you want to navigate through your website with a menu, go to the Content tab, and select Content structure. Content Tree in the left sidebar opens an expandable content menu of your website.

Content Tree in the menu

Unique icons for each Content Type instantly show you what type of content you are selecting. To add custom icons to your Content Tree, follow configuration tutorial in developer documentation.

Hidden content is greyed out in the tree view.

To simplify the Content Tree, big lists are collapsed and include a Show more icon. You can select it to expand the branches of the tree. Available from the context menu, the Collapse all option that closes all expanded sections.

For more information on custom configuration, go to Content Tree in developer documentation.

Content browser

During your work with Ibexa DXP you might need to select content from the Repository. This happens, for example, when you want to move or copy a Content item, embed an image, link two Content items, etc. In such cases, you use the Content Browser.

To access the Content Browser, go to the Content tab and select Content structure or Media. Then, select a file you want to copy or move and click the corresponding button in the top right corner. The Content Browser window opens, and you can select the new location of the selected file or its copy.

Content Browser

With the Content Browser, you can switch between the Grid, Panels and Tree views to navigate through the content of the website. Depending on your permissions, you might be able to see the regular content, media, forms, site skeletons and User accounts. You can also use the Content Browser to search the Repository for content, edit content, create bookmarks, and create new content when needed.


If you have administrator permissions, you can also view and manage User accounts and site skeletons in the Admin tab.

For more information about users and permissions, see Users.

For more information about site skeletons, see Site skeletons.