Configure the Web Author startup page in the web.author.welcome.xml file

To customize the Web Author startup page, you modify the web.author.welcome.xml file.

This file must be a valid DITA document so that the Web Author can display it properly.
  1. Open the TEXTML Server Java Console or the TEXTML Server Administration perspective in the DITA CMS.
  2. Connect to the server and the Content Store that you want to manage.
  3. Expand the Content Store's Repository node and browse to /system/cms.webauthor/configuration to locate the web.author.welcome.xml file.
  4. Right-click web.author.welcome.xml and select Check Out.
  5. Open the file with a text or xml editor.
  6. Edit the topic according to your preference.
    For example, add deployment-specific instructions or other information required for your Web Author users.
  7. Save, close, and Check In the file.
  8. To apply the changes restart the CMS Application Server (Glassfish) and Web Author Application (Tomcat) services.