Create a Custom Page

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Custom pages are a great way to share forms, media, or information you would include in a church bulletin. These pages are in addition to the built-in pages that link to Planning Center products.

Create a New Page

To create a new page, select Add Page in the All Pages tab.

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Add a page title that will show in the Church Center navigation, and then select Create page.

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Add your content to the page by dragging a block from the sidebar to the main page. You can add text, images, video, social media links, and section dividers with images and links.

Tip

On mobile devices, images display at full width, so using an image that is at least 700px wide is recommended. On the web, if the image is wider than the main body, the width is scaled down.

content blocks

Tip

You can even add links to People forms on any custom pages!

Choose a Block Type

Add different block types to your page depending on what type of content you want to share.

Basic Blocks

Block Name

Content to be Added

Button

Create a button and attach a hyperlink to it.

Contact

Add contact information that congregants can click or tap to contact your church.

Divider

Add a horizontal line to divide sections of your page.

Event schedule

Add a date, time, and description of an event.

Image

Add an image. Select an image from your device, your saved library, or the Unsplash integration. Attach a hyperlink to the image to use it as a button.

Notice

Use the Image Sizing Guide to upload the right size and file type.

Location

Enter an address to generate a map view on the page.

Section header

Add a header for a section of your page. You can add a background image, button, and text.

Social

Add a link to your church's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube page.

Text

Add some text to your page.

Video

Add a URL or embed code to a video hosted on YouTube, Vimeo, or Boxcast.

Grid

Add multiple items, such as buttons and images with hyperlinks and texts, and display them in a grid with up to three columns. You can adjust the number of columns based on mobile and desktop views.

Caution

It is recommended to have no more than 12 items per block.

Tip

Any content added to an item will show on the published page.

Planning Center Blocks

Add content from Planning Center products to your custom pages.

Important

A page can hold one content block for each product.

Block Name

Content to be Added

Calendar

Show up to six events, with past events dropping off automatically.

Registrations

Giving

Link to a specific fund.

Publish a Page

When a custom page is completed, publish it so it's viewable on Church Center! You can do this using the settings in the upper right corner.

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  1. Discard: Undo all changes since your last save.

  2. Save Draft: Save changes without publishing your page.

  3. Save & Publish: Publish your changes immediately.

  4. View: View your published page on Church Center.

Tip

The page is not accessible in Church Center until you add it to the navigation.

You can also publish a draft from the Actions dropdown on the All Pages tab.

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To make sure that people can find a page, add the page to the Church Center site navigation.

To hide a page from the public, archive it or remove the navigation item connected to it.

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