Sharepoint: Adding Site Column to Page Properties

Hopefully a simple request from a Sharepoint (online) newbie.  I would like a way to filter pages on my site so that only flagged pages are included in the recent news section on a particular page.  I've created a new site column called "Highlighted".  I then went into Site Pages > Library > Library Settings > Columns > Add from existing site columns.  I select my new site column, leave checked the options to add to all content types and add to default view, then click OK.  When I return to my list of Site Pages, select a page, then from the Files tab click "Edit Properties", I still only see Name and Title fields.  I can follow this same process for Documents, and the new field appears perfectly.  What am I missing?  Thanks in advance!
Dan CarpIT DirectorAsked:
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Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Check if you have more than one content type linked to the list. You should have the Document content type, and maybe one other. If so, make the other content type the default content type and create a new item and save. When you go to edit properties you should see the new column.

Other option is, go to the document content type and make sure the new column is associated with the content type. If not, add it.

Hope that helps...

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Dan CarpIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
Thanks yet again, Walter!  See attached for an error that I get when trying to add the content type.  It does successfully add the column to the Document type, but it seems unable to add it to the Site Page type.Error when trying to add column to Document typeThe "Highlighted" column appears for the Document typeThe "Highlighted" field does not appear for the Site Page type
I've done some more reading this morning, and it seems that perhaps this functionality is not yet available with modern pages (which I'm also learning I need to specify when posting about SP Online).

Going to see if I can figure out how to make my way through this workaround:
Walter CurtisSharePoint AEDCommented:
Information is accurate and correct.
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