Automad ships with an intuitive and clean user interface called the Dashboard. While it is recommended to use the dashboard to edit content and pages, it is also possible to use Automad with just a text editor and a file browser.
http://yoursite.com/dashboardin your browser to access the dashboard.
The dashboard is provides an intuitive way of managing an Automad website. You can upload files here, add pages and change system settings. A powerful search bar makes it easy to quickly jump to another page or search for content. You can access the dashboard by navigating to
https://yoursite.com/dashboard in your browser. Please also check out the list of available key-combos to make editing more efficient.
Automad stores content in a human readable form. The file structure of the
pages directory reflects the data structure of your website and URLs are generated based on the directory names. Every page directory must contain a
.txt file. The name of that file represents the template to render the page with. Please check out the included sample content to understand how things are organized.
The structure of a text file is basically number of
key: value pairs like this:
title: Portfolio - tags: Work, Projects - date: 2018-04-29 12:00:00 - text: ...