a. Begin on your accounts home page, once you have signed up and logged in.
b. Click "Sites" to see your Dashboard. From there, click "Add Sites". This directs you to our Domain Registry.
c. Select "Find Keyword Domains". Type your chosen domain name, and select your chosen TDLs (.com, .net, or .org), then click "Check Availability". Once an available domain has been found, click "Add to cart" and "Next Level".
d. Confirm your purchase by checking the applicable boxes, reading and agreeing to the Terms and Conditions, then clicking "Make Payment".
e. Add card details, and click "submit" to continue.
f. Check "Deploy 1 A DigitaOcean Droplet per site", then click "proceed".
g. Confirm your purchase by clicking "Make Payment".
h. Check "Random select a template for each site(and I don't need to see them all right now)" and click "Next Level".
i. Check "Manually Write the Starting copy for each site". Check "Home" and click "Proceed". Click "Proceed to Dashboard" to begin modifying the details of your Site.
a. Beginning from your dashboard, click "Modify", found under the "actions" column of the chosen site.
b. "Modify" directs you to "Details", here you can select site type (i.e. Property or blog) and a template by clicking the drop down menus and viewing demos to find the perfect template.
c. In most circumstances no further changes need to made within "Details", so to update changes, click "Update" at the bottom of the page.
a. Beginning from your dashboard, click "modify", then "Property", directing you to the "Property Details" page. From here, you can modify the information displayed on the home page of your Property Listing Site.
b. Fill in the appropriate information within the applicable blank text boxes. Boxes left blank or unfilled will not show up on your property listing site. Note, when filling in the "For Sale Price" only include numbers, leave out any further characters. This includes dollar signs, commas, periods and spaces. For example, 799000 will automatically be shown on your site as $799,000 USD. To update changes, click "update" at the bottom of the page.
c. To include a Google map featuring the exact location of your listing, fill in the latitude and Longitude text box, including a comma, space, and dash in between. Note, you can find this information at websites such as www.latlong.com. For Example, 32.741692, -117.241034
d. Click "Content" and fill in the applicable text boxes. It is recommended that you write the property address under Title, Meta Description, Meta Keyword, Headline 1 and 2. Write a written description of the property listing under the "Copy" text area. This will be the written content on the Property Listing Sites home page. Under "URL", you can embed a link to another website using source code. For example, "For more <a href="http://www.islandsrealestate.com/denman-island-homes-above-500000?city=denman island&type=home&price=>500000">Denman Island Listings</a> go to <a href="http://islandsrealestate.com">islandsrealestate.com</a>" Always remember to click "update" to save changes.
e. To add images to the home page, click "Images" within the property details. Click "Add New Image".
f. Upload one image at a time, filling in the applicable text boxes, and selecting "Add" to save.
a. Begin by clicking "Layout", this directs you to the template layout editor. Here you can add the pages you wish to include to you header and footer menus by clicking the boxes reading "Header Menu" and "Footer Menu", then checking off the boxes of the pages you wish to include. Check the boxes in the order you wish them to be listed. Click save, on both the header and footer boxes, then again below the layout frame.
a. Begin be designing and creating a logo that is the appropriate pixel size to fit your chosen template. By clicking "logo" and resting your curser over the default logo in the green box, it will show you the correct pixel size. For example 185px x 29px.
b. Click "file", select "Import" in the drop down select menu. Upload your logo image, and click "Use Original", then "Save", also found in the drop down menu select.
c. A second "save" pop up window will appear, make sure to click "save", then "refresh" on your web browser to see the changes made.
a. A favicon is an icon associated with a URL that is variously displayed, in a browsers address bar or next to the site name is a bookmark list, etc. Usually 16px x 16px in size and used as an important overall online branding strategy
b. Begin by designing and creating your personal, appropriately sized favicon, if you haven't already done so.
c. Starting in "Layout", click "Favicon", then "Browse", and "Upload".
a. Begin by clicking "Media", then "Add Album" and fill in the applicable text boxes. Upload an image to be displayed as a thumbnail on the album. If you only create one album, each image will display individually on your "Images" page of your Property Listing Site. If you create more than one album, they will display as a row of albums with a single, selected thumbnail image on each. Clicking on the album will open it within the same window, and display the page of images, including titles and descriptions. Clicking the photo will open a pop-up window with the image enlarged.
b. Add images to your album by clicking "Add Image", selecting an album from the drop down menu select, uploading the image and writing a title and description in the text boxes labeled "Title" and "Description". Complete the process and save by clicking "Add". Images will automatically uploaded to the Images page of your Property Listing Site.
a. To add a video, click "Videos" within "Media".
b. If you are uploading a video file from your computer, check "uploaded", and click "browse" to choose the video file. Fill in the applicable text boxes, selects and click "Add".
c. If you want to use a video from a site like Youtube, right click on the video and click "Copy Embedded Code". Then paste the code into the "embedded code" text area. Fill in the applicable text boxes, selects and click "Add".
d. Videos will automatically appear on the "Videos" section of your Property Listing Site once changes have been saved.
a. To add a section, click "Layout", then "Section Settings". Check "Enable" on the section you wish to add. Then click "Save Sections". If the section you wish to add is not in the existing list of sections, click "Add Sections", fill in the text boxes and click "Add".
b. To modify and add copy to the section, click "modify". Fill in the text boxes, add copy and click "Update".
a. To add FAQ, click "FAQ", then "Add FAQ". Fill in the Question and Answer text areas, and select the number in which you wish the question to be listed. Then, click "Add" to update.
a. To add Testimonials, click "testimonials", then "Add Testimonial". Fill in the text areas, upload and author image, and click "Add".
a. To save changes, begin by click "layout", then "templates", followed by clicking "Reset All Changes", then "Commit All Changes". When you have saved and updated your changes and you are ready to publish your site, click "Publish", found on the upper right hand side of the page.