Getting Started Introduction and Basics

Introduction and Basics

Setka Editor is designed to create quality articles of different formats and complexity on an everyday basis. Create news articles, longreads, infographics, large affiliate pages with personal design.

Setka Editor consists of two parts — Style Manager and post editor.

Style Manager defines post styles — appearance templates, corresponding to the corporate identity or brand book.

Editor uses styles from Style Manager to create posts.

Table of contents

How Style Manager and Editor are connected

Available sections

Styles

Grid Systems

CMS Integration

Posts

My Team

Editing posts

 

How Style Manager and Editor are connected

Editor can work:

Before creating posts, you will need to configure styles and grid systems, in accordance with the corporate identity. This process takes place in the Style Managerin your account. Styles and grid systems will become available in the Editor upon completion.

All the settings from Styles and Grid Systems sections of your account will automatically sync with the editor integrated into your CMS. Style Manager pushes these updates to domains set in the CMS Integration section.

 

Available sections

editor.setka.io site contains of:

 

Styles

Style is a unified way of formatting that includes fonts, text formats, text and background colors, indents, dividers, icons and snippets. Style defines  sets the general direction and canon of a publication, but you can change it in the editor, within the given framework: select various headers, text and background colors, add animations or other visual effects.

You can configure post styles in this section: create new, edit existing, enable or disable the display of styles in the editor.

More on editing styles

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Grid Systems

Modular grid organizes layout elements (text, headers, illustrations). The grid aligns these elements and ensures the integrity of the perception.

In the grid systems configurator you can create a grid, set options for it's columns, gutters and margins:

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CMS Integration

Configures the Setka Editor integration with your site. Will help to install Setka Editor CMS plugin or integrate the Editor with your custom CMS over API. Setka Editor license key is also located here. It is required for plugin activation or custom integration.

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Posts

Storage for posts made with the editor in Setka Design Cloud. Here you can edit existing posts and create new ones. Posts use styles and grid systems configured in Styles and Grid Systems sections.

Important note: the number of Design Cloud posts may be limited on some tiers.

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My Team

Managing a team of authors. Here you can grant access to your company account to several users: colleagues, freelancers or clients.

More on team management

Important note: team management is not available on some tiers.

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Editing posts

With the styles and grid systems set up, you're ready to start creating posts. Go to Posts section in your account or create new post from your CMS with integrated Setka Editor.

Helpful resources on how to create beautiful, well-read articles:

  • Setka Post Editor section in our Help Center — describes all types of interaction with the editor.
  • Tips section of Setka blog — contains many tips on post layouts and more.