Codex Press Documentation
The Codex editor allows authors to create beautiful articles on the web. However, unlike pre-existing platforms, Codex does not create a high-level abstraction for articles. It’s just an easier way to make web pages, removing as much work and pain as possible while keeping all the control in your hands.
Since it takes such a different approach, it may take a bit of time to adjust to the platform. We think once you get a handle on some basic concepts, you’ll be thankful for the power that it allows.
- If this is your first visit, we recommend you start with our tutorial, which serves as a quick demonstration of major concepts for the editor.
- Diving further in the text section, you’ll learn more about the editor and how to make the most of it’s features.
- The page on images will show you how to upload, crop, size and add text to images.
- Codex treats multimedia assets like audio and video in much the same way as images. There are a few special considerations for multimedia, however, especially when it comes to mobile devices.
- The HTML quick reference gives you the basics on the elements you should use to markup text and structure articles in a way that follows web standards and can be understood by search engines.
We believe that publications will want to write their own front-end code and we’ve made it dead easy to get it deployed to the platform. To demonstrate the possibilities of what you can do, we’ve put together our own code that you can use for free:
- Our built-in themes are stylesheets that give articles unique flavor. They can be used off the shelf or as a branching out point for your own designs.
- The Codex FX pages demonstrate special effects that you can add to any article, including animations and scroll-linked interactions.
This platform is a work in progress and we hope to get to cover advanced topics in coming updates. Please write to our team if you spot anything amiss: firstname.lastname@example.org.