You will need to design a design for your website.

Using the Designer

Your design can be defined in the designs section of the Tools tab:


Here you can create the structure required to store the design, then upload the cascaded style sheets and images required.

Designs are stored under /etc/designs. The path to the design to be used for a website is specified using the cq:designPath property of the jcr:content node.



All the changes that are made on a page in design mode are persisted below the design node of the site and are automatically applied to all pages that have the same design.

What you will need

To realize your design you will need:


The Cascading Style Sheets define the formats of specific areas on your pages.


Any images that you use for features such as backgrounds, buttons.

Considerations when designing your Website

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