Strategies for editing content

There are various methods to strategically optimize your content that will help improve your visitor's experience. In this section, you can learn more about these methods.
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Cache
Data is stored in a cache so that future requests for that data can be served faster.
Changing 'Authored by' information in bulk
You should change this information when a user leaves an organization.
Clone (copy) a page
Creating a copy is especially useful for recurring meetings or events.
Converting from 1 content type to another
Newer content types might be a better fit for an older page.
Friendly URLs
Choosing and requesting easier-to-remember web addresses.
Headings & subheadings
Strong section headers boost readability and accessibility.
Identifying services: Tips
Learn how to identify your organization's services.
Linking smartly between Mass.gov and external applications
Make it easy for constituents to move back and forth to find information.
Readability: Tips for improvement
Make your content easier to read to improve constituents' experience on Mass.gov.
Restricted access
Limit who can see your content while it's still a draft.
Revisions
See the different versions of your content as you save and revise it.
Schedule publishing and unpublishing
Set dates to both publish and unpublish content.
Show row weights
Row weights can help you easily rearrange sections within your content.
Temporary unpublished access
Give people who don't have a Mass.gov CMS login access to your content so that they can preview it.
Using an iPad or tablet to edit content
Editing content, documents require slightly different steps.
Mass.gov search
Think of it as a Google search that only returns results from Mass.gov and other state government websites.
Why redirects are important
Learn how to redirect your old pages, even those with content you're not recreating.