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Some Reason8 website builders have recently asked about how to create 2 different kinds of links on their websites: External links from the Navigation Menu buttons and also creating a Login button from their website headers. Creating straight forward links using the Reason8 page editor and template builder is very simple. Creating an external link from a menu button is a little more technical so we’ll look at both of these issues now.
These days, websites without background videos run the risk of appearing old-fashioned. Even dinosaurish,
There’s nothing wrong with dinosaurs, or with looking like one. Dinosaurs are cool. Unless they’re chasing you of course.
But our new background videos have landed, exploded and changed the game. They have wiped out the old standards for beautiful websites, and have replaced them with a new standard that will leave all other websites looking like fossils.
Luckily, both our existing clients and our new ones have access to this brilliant new feature we’ve introduced, and we’d like to share its benefits with you today.
A superhero is only super because he or she stands out amongst the crowd. If we were a planet of flying, teleporting, time-freezing super-strong aliens, then we wouldn’t think there was anything super about us. When it comes to using formatting methods such as bold, italics, capitals or centering, all of these little text-enhancing superheroes will only stand out if they are used sparingly, in the right place, and when absolutely necessary…
Reviews, testimonials, recommendations – we all seek reassurance in them. We might even skip past the good ones just to see if there are any bad ones.Other people are sources of information for us. They can tell us whether this product or service is actually any good or not. Reading their testimonials builds trust in your business.
If I have multiple domain names, will my website rank better on the search engines? Will I be more likely to draw in extra traffic? Will my website become a supercharged powerhouse bursting with domain names that will become a magnet for new business? The answer might not be quite as positive as you would expect, but hopefully we can answer your questions during this article…
Choosing a domain name for your new business may not be as simple as you think. Most people just use their company name, but unless your branding is well recognised, this may work against you…
Is it possible for your business website to look too good? Too polished? Too slick? Too posh?
Perhaps it depends on how slick and posh you already are.
“If a customer fills out a form and adds their email address, what can I do with it?” This is a terrible question, asked by non-GDPR compliant cavemen and cavewoman who still think it’s OK to treat other people’s info as if it’s their own…
You are building a GDPR-friendly email list, and now you want to start sending out newsletters, the professional way. Where do you start?
“Don’t sell your product. Solve their problems.” Mark Cuban’s wise words sum up the art of selling – it is about helping people, fixing problems and improving the lives of others…
iF we’re honest, not many people will accuse you of clownery for not having a proper business email address. But they might not call you professional either…
Building a professional website to grow your business should be easy and seamless from start to end. We offer to build your business website for you, in four easy steps…
When July 2018 hits, Google Chrome will make sure a strong warning will pop up on any website that has not yet updated from “http” to “https”. The warning will include something along the lines of “Website Not Secure”. Here’s how to avoid it.
You can’t create a button on the left that leads directly to an external webpage. However, it is possible to create an automatic redirect from a navigation button.
To do this, login to your control panel and go to step 3. Create a new blank page and place the button into position within the buttons on the left by clicking “Organise Pages” (also in Step 3 Webpages). Once you’ve added the page, click the green button to edit it. Then click the “Show HTML” button, bittom right in your editing bar and enter the following code:
In the highlighted portion of the code that currently says www.yourdomain.co.uk/com, replace it with the full address of the page you want the the button to be directed to. Make sure that you preserve the quotation marks on either side of the website address. Once saved the page will redirect immediately.
If you have recently enjoyed the amazingly flexible editing facilities of your new Template Builder, you’ll no doubt be proudly showing off the new and exciting header, which you have designed for your website. One thing a few people have forgotten to do however is to add a login button so that they can easily access your control panel.
To do this, login to your control panel and click Step 2 – Style. Click the header area to open the template builder. Once your header is open in the editor, choose which part of your header you would like to be your login button. You can choose from any of the images or indeed any of the text. If you are using one of the images, double click the chosen image to select it and directly underneath the image snapshot in the editor window, you can choose where to “Link to:”. From the drop down box select “your login page”.
Close the editor window and click Save and Exit.
Now from your live website, when you click your chosen image, your login page will open to allow you to enter your username and password.
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