The Giersdorf custom formatter may be useful to Page Builder designers who require base code for customizations to their HTML cut-up. This formatter is offered to customers who need to maintain legacy Page Builder presentations.

Class: GiersdorfCustomFormatter : PresentationFormatterBase

Prerequisite: You will be building a Page Builder extension, so stop the application pool of your CMS instance in IIS before proceeding to the next steps.

To set up the Giersdorf custom formatter:
  1. In your file browser, navigate to [Drive]:\[path-to-cms-site-instance]\App_Data\xml\Custom\Plugins\PresentationFormatters\PageBuilderExtension_GiersdorfFormatter.
  2. Open PageBuilderExtension_GiersdorfFormatter.csproj in your ASP.NET IDE (e.g., Visual Studio).
  3. Build the PageBuilderExtension_GiersdorfFormatter project.
  4. Navigate to IIS. In IIS, start your Ingeniux CMS application pool.
  5. In Ingeniux CMS, log in and navigate to Administration > System Options > Dynamic Site Server > Presentations Formatter.
  6. In Presentations Formatter for Page Builder, select Ingeniux Professional Services Responsive Framework Formatter from the Formatter drop-down list.
  7. Click Save.

Next Steps:

When you complete setup, the Giersdorf custom formatter is set as the default presentation formatter in Page Builder Settings for all publishing targets. See Publishing System: Page Builder Settings for details.

Giersdorf Formatter in Publishing Target