Using Text Inputs to edit your data

Edit strings in your data.

Text

Single line field for text. Displayed for short text values.

This is the default input for strings, and has no naming convention.

Screenshot of text input field
Front Matter
tagline: Hand-crafted clothing.

Textarea

Multiline text field expanded for longer text.

Shown for input keys matching:

  • text
  • *_text
  • *-text
  • *Text
  • description
  • *_description
  • *-description
  • *Description
Screenshot of large text input field
Front Matter
description: Products are crafted in-house by hand, making each piece a labor of love and an exercise in craftsmanship.

Email

Email address field.

Shown for input keys matching:

  • email
  • *_email
  • *-email
  • *Email
  • email_address
  • email-address
  • emailAddress
  • *_email_address
  • *-email-address
  • *EmailAddress
Screenshot of an email input field using the email key
Screenshot of an email input field using the email_address key
Front Matter
email: support@cloudcannon.com
email_address: support@cloudcannon.com
Note

Text is stored unquoted if possible. Unquoted text containing only numbers with commas may require a workaround in Jekyll.

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