*Applies to version 3.6 and higher
LiveEdit Technology puts you in control of your website, empowering you to execute your web strategies through
easy-to-use, intuitive tools. LiveEdit Technology includes a Content Management System that allows you to create,
edit and manage your own content; Ecommerce solutions that are simple and easy to manage; and finally blogging
and social media tools which will help you communicate to prospects, clients, vendors and partners. As your
business needs grow so will your website. Point, Click, Edit – Your Website is Now This Easy!
How Do I Make Changes to Text?
Adding and changing text is easy! This intuitive tool makes
complex changes to text, such as changing fonts, colors, or even
creating links as simple as using a word processing software. Select
from a pre-selected text format or customize text areas with
multiple colors, font styles and sizes. Create multiple links to any
URL and select from advanced text linking options, such as linking
in a new window. Best of all, you can see your text edits as you
type! To get started, click on the View Options menu in the text
area you wish to edit. Click on edit and the Rich Text Editor will
open. Make desired changes to your content and click Save as
Draft or Save and Publish to complete the changes.
How do I create a link in a text area?
To create a link in a general content area, begin in opening your text editing options and highlighting the
word or phrase in your text box that you wish to link. Next, click on the chain-link icon (see below). A
new options box will pop open.
Enter the web address of the page/website that you wish to link to (begin with http://), and choose any
additional options you require. After you are satisfied with your new link, click on 'insert'. Select Save
and Publish to save your changes and ensure they have been made.
How Do I Use the Drag & Drop Feature?
Change the design of your webpage instantly by selecting content, dragging it to a
new location and dropping. The content areas automatically flow to re-size for the
particular column they are placed. Great for quick layout changes and keeping your
fresh. Click and hold your cursor down on the vertical gray bars next to the
View Options Menu. Drag the content into the new area and release it.
How do I use Page Options?
This drop down mega-menu feature is available at each page at all times allowing you to quickly and
efficiently create a new page; view pages options; set hidden pages; name pages; add and manage page
titles; add and manage meta tag / keywords; add and manage meta tags / descriptions; select
templates; and access modules such as the blog, calendar, email marketing, file manager, form builder,
live analytics, newscaster and style editor. Extend the menu's options by clicking on the blue arrow next
to 'Options' in the top administration bar. Enter desired changes and click on Save.
How Do I Add an Image Gallery to My Website?
Build and place photo galleries anywhere on the website. Create professional ‘light-box’ views of any
series of images you upload to the website. Click on an image in the gallery and a presentation will
automatically appear to guide you through each image. The viewer enters an engaging journey through
the gallery that includes the image’s title and description. The presentation can be reversed, forwarded,
or closed at any time. Latest industry thumbnail designs enhance your customers’ experience as they
peruse through your galleries.
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Add an Image to the Website
To add an image to your website, begin in edit mode and locate the page and content area that you
would like work with. Next, click on Image from the New Content Menu. Select the image you wish to
place from the images listed or upload a new image from your computer. After clicking on the image, a
resizing window will appear to offer you the option of resizing to the column dimensions. You can
choose to ignore this option or click on resize. Select the new re-sized image of appropriate dimensions,
or choose another image from the other options listed. Note: if your original image is smaller than the
column width, you will not be able to re-size it to make it larger.
After making your final selection, choose Save as Draft or Save and Publish to finish this step.
1. Select Image from the New Content Menu
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2. Select a pre-loaded image or upload a new image to add to the page
3. Select the appropriately sized version of the image. You can use the resizing tool if needed to create
an image fitted to the content area. Note: If the original size of the image you selected is smaller than
the content area, the image can not be re-sized larger
4. Confirm the image to be placed and select Save as Draft or Save and Publish
How Do I Add Files to My Website?
File Manager is a powerful way to keep supported files organized. Asset management is simple; create
your own filing system, upload multiple files or a single file with a click of a mouse and file them
accordingly. Once organized, use our intuitive file search tools to locate files quickly. Once uploaded,
files can be renamed and a detailed description can be added to each file by clicking on it.
To locate a file in the file manager, click on the Show Advanced Search button. Searchable criteria
include name, file type, creation date or creator, collection name, modification date or creator, and
order number. Files can be renamed at any time along with a detailed description. Supported file types
include zip, swf, flv, jpg, xls, doc, mov, mpg, pdf, png, gif, or jpg up to 10MB each
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1. Upload a new file
2. Create a new file collection
3. Add and change a file's name and description. You can also place this file in multiple collections.
Save changes when finished.
4. Use the Advanced Search Tools to locate files
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How Do I Create a Blog?
To get started, access the blog module in the dashboard. Click on the new blog link. Next, select your
blog preferences, add a title, choose comment options (comment moderation is recommended) and
finish by clicking on Create Blog.
To add a post to your blog, locate the blog in the left-side Blog
Management Menu and click on 'add a post'. Enter a title for your post, add images and text. Images
can be added from your pre-loaded file manager files or by loading directly from your computer.
Additional customization is available on the left side by setting a day and time for your blog to go live.
Adding keywords and a blog title will make your blog search engine- friendly. To complete the posting
process, click on 'create post'.
To place your blog on a web page, open a new content menu and select 'Blog'. Find your blog from the
drop-down list provided, select a presentation template and click on 'Save as Draft' or 'Save and
Publish'. You can also limit the number of posts viewed on that page if desired
1. Customize your blog with a title and optional settings
2. Add a blog posting name, images (if desired) and your message to build the blog post
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3. Place your blog in the desired content area. Select from multiple template designs for optimal
4. Push your blog post to over 300 social media outlets. Your blog readers can subscribe to an RSS feed
of your blog to stay on top of your latest news!
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