Self-Help Guides: Organize & Construct a Self-Help Guide
This self-help guide will guide you through the process of preparing your content and constructing a self-help guide.
Self-Help Guide Overview
What is a Self-Help Guide?
A Self-Help Guide provides the context and step-by-step instructions needed to learn about and complete specific tasks. Users can either start from the beginning of a self-help guide and follow it to the end, or they can jump in at any point to find the help that is most needed at the moment.
Understand the Structure
A Self-Help Guide (SHG) can be laid out in one to three columns depending on the scope of the content.
Organize the Content
Analyze the Content
Assemble the Content
Turn on Self-Help Guides in Your Site
Activate and Customize the Settings
Create a New Self-Help Guide
Create Self-Help Guide Pages and Columns
The Self-Help Guide Module comes with two content types. Use the "Self-Help Guide Column" to create the individual columns for the self-help guide. Use the "Self-Help Guide Page" to create the master document that pulls together the individual columns of the self-help guide.