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  v18.0 Posted at 17/09/2020 12:07 PM by Rebecca Liu

I​f you have database driven pages on your website, you need a way of updating the data quickly and easily. Each page should have an 'Edit' link - only visible when the site is running internally or in administrator mode - that takes you directly to the page for editing the content on that page. 

The exception to this is if you are using open-source data.​ ​​SSW.People is a good example of this.​
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Figure: "New" and "Edit" links allow SSW Employees to maintain testimonial entries easily

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Figure: "Edit" button on WordPress admin bar

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​Figure: Good Example - "Edit" button on an Open Source page​

From Github, you can edit and submit a pull request. See https://github.com/SSWConsulting/SSW.People.Profiles/wiki​ for more details.

​This is better than sending a 'Change from X to Y' email (http://rules.ssw.com.au/do-you-ask-for-content-changes-using-from-x-to-y) as the work can be done immediatel​y with less work and management requirements.

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