The Sidekick

The Sidekick is your most important tool for authoring pages in the Classic version of the UBCMS, providing quick access to the features and settings you will use for most tasks, including Page Properties.

Flex UI Classic

Flex UI is available to all UBCMS users now. Learn more.

There is no Sidekick in Flex UI. Its features are repositioned in the Sites and Edit Consoles as detailed below.

Last reviewed: May 17, 2021

Components Tab
Feature New Name
New Location
components Components Browser Edit Console + Side Panel
Page Tab
Feature New Name New Location
Page Properties Open Properties Edit Console + Page Information
(see 'equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Properties Sites Console + Side Panel
(Content Tree dropdown, upper left)
Create Child Page
Create + Page Sites Console
(top right of page)
Copy Page Copy Sites Console + Command Menu
Move Page
Move Sites Console + Command Menu
Delete Page
Delete Sites Console + Command Menu
Activate Page Publish Page Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Quick Publish Sites Console + Command Menu
Manage Publication Sites Console + Command Menu
Deactivate Page Unpublish Page Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Manage Publication
Sites Console + Command Menu
Lock Page Lock Page Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Lock Sites Console + Command Menu
Show References
References drawer Sites Console + Side Panel
(Content Tree dropdown, upper left)
Information Tab
Feature
New Name New Location
Audit Log last modification and publication details only Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Timeline drawer Sites Console + Side Panel
(Content Tree dropdown, upper left)
Permissions   (not used)
Versioning Tab
Feature
New Name New Location
Create Version last modification and publication details only Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Create + Version Edit Console + Page Information 
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Restore Version Timeline drawer Sites Console + Side Panel
(Content Tree dropdown, upper left)
Launches   (not currently in use)
Timewarp Timewarp Edit Console + Edit tool
(top right of page)
Workflow Tab
Feature
New Name New Location
(start workflow) Start Workflow Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Create + Workflow Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
(complete workflow)

Complete + Next Step

Edit Console + Annotation banner
(top of page)
Timeline drawer Sites Console + Side Panel
(Content Tree dropdown, upper left)
(bottom toolbar)
Feature
New Name New Location

Edit mode

(same) Edit Console + Edit tool
(top right of page)
Preview mode (same) Edit Console + Preview button
Design mode (same) Edit Console + Edit tool
(top right of page)
Websites View in Admin Edit Console + Page Information
('equalizer' icon, top left of page)
Reload use browser reload/refresh (not supported)

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