Template Builder – Header Links
The NEW Template Designer offers all the flexibility and tools required to design your own professional website header and background. Your website header is a great place to include links to your primary website pages, login page and contact pages. This tutorial shows you how to include such links and will help you to make sure you include the important ones when you build a website.
There are a whole series of tutorials available to help you get the very best out of this incredibly flexible and easy to use facility. Click here to view all the tutorials so far.
If you’ve already started working on your new website header, login to your control panel, click step 2 (style) and then click the header area to access the template designer. If you can’t access your login page add: /user_login.cfm to the end of your domain so ( www.yourdomain.com/user_login.cfm ) in the address bar of your browser and this will bring up your login access page. Then we can go in and add a proper login link to your new header – one of the important links!
You can add hyperlinks to any of the images or lines of text within your header.
To add a link to an image – simply double click the image to open it in the options box and at the bottom of each option you will see the ”Link To:” option. Use the Drop Down box to select you’re your Home, Contact Us page or Your Login page or indeed any of your website pages.
To add a link to a line of text – again, simply double click the text, click on the Effect button on the left and you’ll find the “Link To:” option at the bottom. Use the Drop Down box to select Home, Contact Us page or Your Login page or indeed any of your website pages.
The important links are of course your Login link so you can access your control panel easily, your Home page for the benefit of the search engines (If you choose your company name or a slogan featuring your keywords this can help Search Engine optimisation of your website).
For your Contact us page link include specific lines of text such as “Contact Us Now” to allow potential customers to get in touch with you easily.
Click Save and Exit once you have placed your links and that’s it, it’s that simple!